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Archive for May, 2008

Bryan A. Netherwood – Terror!

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Bryan A. Netherwood (ed.) – Terror! (Blackie & Sons, 1970)

Netherwood Terror!

(cover: John Dyke)

Rudyard Kipling – The Mark of the Beast
Algernon Blackwood – A Haunted Island
Mrs Edith Bland – No.17
Elliott O’Donnell – The Top Attic in Pringle’s Mansion, Edinburgh
William H. Hodgson – The Derelict
E. & H. Heron – The Story of the Moor Road
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – The Brown Hand
J. Sheridan Le Fanu – The White Cat of Drumgunniol
Edward L. White – Amina
H. R. Wakefield – Professor Pownall’s Overnight
Jasper John – The Seeker of Souls
M.R. James – Lost Hearts
R. H. Malden – The Blank Leaves
M.P. Dare – Borgia Pomade
Sir Andrew Caldecott – Authorship Disputed
Marjorie Bowen – Scoured Silk
H.P. Lovecraft – The Colour Out of Space
Lord Dunsany – The Shield of Athene
William C. Dickinson – The House of Balfother
Robert Aickman – Ringing the Changes

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Richard Dalby – The Sorceress in Stained Glass

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Richard Dalby (ed.) – The Sorceress in Stained Glass & Other Ghost Stories (Tom Stacey, 1971)

Dalby Sorceress

Lewis Spence – The Sorceress in Stained Glass
H.R. Wakefield – ‘And He Shall Sing…’
E. & H. Heron – The Story of the Moor Road
Mrs. L. Baille Reynolds – The House Which Was Rent Free
E.K. Allan – The Round Graveyard
F. Marion Crawford – The Doll’s Ghost
A.D. Avison – The Horror in the Pond
J. Sheridan le Fanu -The Child that Went with the Fairies
N. Dennett – The Menhir
Ambrose Bierce – A Jug of Syrup
George Benwood – The Interrupted Honeymoon
A.M. Burrage – Footprints
E.F. Benson – The Other Bed
W. Hope Hodgson – The Stone Ship
J.A. Hopson – The House With No Road
M.R. James – A Vignette

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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James Hale – After Midnight Ghost Book

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

James Hale  (ed) – The After Midnight Ghost Book (Hutchinson, 1980)

Hale After Midnight

Robert Nye – Glendower
Agnes Short – Intercom
Fay Weldon – Spirit of the House
Peter Dickinson – Mink
Katherine Talbot – Amongst the British Soldiers
Peter Tinniswood – Summer, New York, 1978 – That’s All
Willis Hall – The Victorian Leather Hat-Box
Philip Evans – The Gold Medallion
Michael Levey – Unsettled, with Outbreaks of Rain
Steve Stern – Rudolph Finkl’s Apprenticeship
Celia Dale – Moon Daisy
James Aldridge – The Black Ghost of St Helen
Giles Gordon – Mask
Sarah Lawson – Springtime at Kraznau
Michael Vestey – An Apple for Miss Stevenson
Graham Lord – A Child Is Born at the Inn
Esme Dooderidge – The Villa Inglese
Janice Elliott – Reflections
Kieran Pendiville – The Spirit of the Game
H.H. Washbrook – Keep It in the Family
Michael Gilbert – Camford Cottage
Steve Wilson – O Keep the Cat Far Hence
Dominic Cooper – Will Stringer
Margaret A. Doody – The Tale of Edie’s Teeth


Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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James Hale – The Midnight Ghost Book

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

James Hale (ed.) – The Midnight Ghost Book (Barrie & Jenkins, 1978)

Hale Midnight Ghost

Fay Weldon – Breakages
Fred Urquhart – Witch’s Kitten
Janice Elliott – Figments
Donald E. Westlake – The Girl of My Dreams
Celia Dale – Tenants
H.R.F. Keating – The Spirit of Service
Peter Tinniswood – On the Train to Chemnitz
James Hamilton-Paterson: The Party
Steve Stern – The Gramophone
Dulan Barber – Call
Michael Stewart – The Lady of the May
Dulcie Gray – Four Ash Cottage
Giles Gordon – The Necessary Authority
Alex Hamilton – The Loadstar
Jennifer Jenkins – Alice
Willis Hall – Waking or Sleeping
Katherine Talbot – Game
Alexander Cordell – The Lovers
R.B. Hart – Dust
David Pownall – There’s a Time to Stop Looking
Forrest Webb – A Walk with Harris
Tom Caslon – Hyacinth
Brian Freemantle – The Talisman
Sam Gulliver – Moth

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Jeremy Scott – At Close of Eve

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Jeremy Scott (ed.) – At Close of Eve: An Anthology of New Curious Stories (Jarrolds, 1947)

At Close Of Eve

James Hanley – A Walk in the Wilderness
G.W. Stonier – Table for Two
Pamela Hansford Johnson – Sloan Square
Louis Marlow – Time Can Frisk
Affleck Graves – Catch ‘Em Round the Bend
John Atkins – The Souls That Got Mixed Up
Stevie Smith – Is There life Beyond the Gravy?
James Laver – The Chateau of the Singing Stream
Reginald Moore – The One Who Was Waiting
Dorothy K. Haynes – Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch…
David Green – Nine Days’ Wonder
Elizabeth Berridge – The Autograph
John Heath-Stubbs – The Swan
Fred Urquhart – Sailors, Beware of Witches
Norah Lofts – Mr Edward
L.J. Daventry – Autumnal Equinox
Inez Holden – Free Wheel
William Montgomerie – Berlin Fantasia
Phyllis Shand Allfrey – The Eyrie
Frank Baker – Art Thou Languid?
Julian Orde – The Florist
William Sansom – Crabfroth

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Peter Haining – Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Peter Haining (ed) – The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories (Robinson, 2007)

Mammoth Modern Ghosts

Cover: Joe Roberts

1. Raising Spectres: The Modern Tradition

M.R. James – ‘Oh Whistle, and I’ll Come To You, My Lad’
A.C. Benson – The House at Treheale
E.G. Swain – The Richpins
Arthur Gray – The Everlasting Club
A.N.L. Munby – Number Seventy-Nine

2. Ghost Writers: The “Golden Era”

Arthur Conan Doyle: Playing With Fire
Rudyard Kipling – The House Surgeon
John Buchan – The Grove Of Ashtroth
Somerset Maugham – The Man from Glasgow
D.H. Lawrence – The Last Laugh
Vladimir Nabokov – A Visit to the Museum

3. Phantom Ranks: Supernatural at War

Arthur Machen – The Bowmen
George Minto – The Ghost of U65
Algernon Blackwood – ‘Vengeance is Mine’
Lord Dunsany – The Punishment
Dennis Wheatley – The Haunted Chateau
Elizabeth Bowen – Pink May
Derek Barnes – A Gremlin in the Beer
Sir Alec Guinness – Money For Jam

4. The Ghost-Feelers: Modern Gothic Tales

Edith Wharton – The Lady’s Maid’s Bell
Marie Belloc Lowndes – The Duenna
Eudora Welty – Clytie
Daphne du Maurier – The Pool
Jane Gardam – A Spot of Gothic

5. Entertaining Spooks: Supernatural High Jinks

H.G. Wells – The Inexperienced Ghost
Alexander Wolcott – Full Fathom Five
James Thurber – The Night the Ghost Got In
Eric Keown – Sir Tristram Goes West
Kingsley Amis – Who or What Was It?
Ray Bradbury – Another Fine Mess

6. Christmas Spirits: Festive Season Chillers

Rider Haggard – Only a Dream…
Edith Nesbit – The Haunted House
E.F. Benson – The Light in the Garden
Marjorie Bowen – The Prescription
Howard Spring – Christmas Honeymoon
Hammond Innes – South Sea Bubble
Peter Ackroyd – Ringing in the Good News

7. Haunting Times: Tales of Unease

Fritz Leiber – Smoke Ghost
A.E. Van Vogt – The Ghost
William F. Nolan – The Party
J.B. Priestley – Underground
Joyce Carol Oates – Haunted
Philip Pullman – Video Nasty
Louis de Bernieres – My Beautiful House

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scans!

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Amy Myers – 5th Book of After Midnight Stories

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Amy Myers (ed.)  –  The 5th Book of After Midnight Stories (Robert Hale, 1991)

After Midnight 5 cover

A.L. Barker – Fetched
Jean Stubbs – Having Writ
Rick Kennett – Isle of the Dancing Dead
Ross McKay – Back Through the Trees
Alma Priestley – The Dental Nurse
Patricia Daly – Night-Driver
John Whitbourn – Hello Dolly
Peter C. Smith – Famous Last Words
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – Strange People
Robert Seamer – The Ghost at Tandarramugga Hotel
Frances Stephens – The Corpse Road
Derek Stanford – Captain Arthur Chamberlayne’s Last Leave
Kelvin I. Jones – The Castle at Tiffauges
J.C. Trewin – Silent Village
Brian Lumley – Clean Slate
Meg Buxton – Jemima

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Amy Myers – 2nd Book of After Midnight Stories

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Amy Myers (ed.) – The 2nd Book of After Midnight Stories (William Kimber, 1986)

Book Cover

(cover: Ionicus)

Frances Stephens – Doctor Gabriel
Alma Priestley – The Old Elm
Ramsey Campbell – Seeing the World
Derek Stanford – Ancient Lights
Kelvin I. Jones – Rebecca
Brian Lumley – Necros
J.C. Trewin – Night Ferry
Patricia Daly – Hesperios
Margaret Chilvers Cooper – Napoleon to Josephine
Patrick Biggie – French Lessons
Rosalind Wade – Skimmer’s Leap
Lanyon Jones – A Dickensian Christmas

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Amy Myers – After Midnight Stories

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Amy Myers (ed.) – After Midnight Stories (William Kimber, 1985)

Book Cover

(cover: Ionicus)

Alma Priestley – Going Up, Going Down?
J.C. Trewin – Under the Shadow
Fred Urquhart – The Straitened City
Brian Lumley – Vanessa’s Voice
Meg Buxton – The Marigold Cow
Rosalind Wade – The Cat’s Teaparty
T. Arthur Bawden – To be of Good Behaviour
A.L. Barker – Just in Time
A.L. Rowse – All Souls’ Night
Rosemary Timperley – The Ghost-House
Derek Stanford – The Old Brighton Road
Frances Stephens – The Phantom Snorer of Much Wilcombe
Mary Williams – The Ferret
Nancy Tregenna – Perseverance House
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – The Underground
Lanyon Jones – The Punch & Judy Man

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Peter C. Smith – Undesirable Properties

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Peter C. Smith (ed.) – Undesirable Properties (William Kimber, 1977)

Book cover

(cover: Ionicus)

H. Russell Wakefield – Blind Man’s Buff
Rick Ferreira – The Boy and the Blackamoor
M.R. James – The Residence at Whitminster
Peter C. Smith – The Wrong Man
Ernest Bramah – The Ghost at Massingham Mansions
Mary Williams – Maddgens
H.G. Wells – The Red Room
E.F. Benson – At the Farmhouse
Anon – The Dead Man of Varley Grange
Wilkie Collins – A Terribly Strange Bed
‘Sapper’ – The House By the Headland
Eleanor Scott – The Room
James Turner – Naked We Came into this World

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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