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Archive for June 1st, 2008

Peter Haining – Dead of Night

Posted by demonik on June 1, 2008

Peter Haining (ed) – Dead of Night (William Kimber, 1981: Dorset Press, New York, 1989)

Help! Cover wanted!

The editor brings the shadows and spectres and stranglers and surprises together in an admirable choice.

E. F. Benson – The Bus-Conductor
Thomas P. Prest – Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber
Ambrose Bierce – The Middle Toe of the Right Foot
Algernon Blackwood – King’s Evidence
Robert Louis Stevenson – The Sire de Malétroit’s Door
Thomas Burke – The Hands of Mr. Ottermole
Rod Serling – A Thing About Machines
Robert Bloch – The Weird Tailor
Edgar Allan Poe – The Pit and the Pendulum
W. L. George – Perez
Nigel Kneale – The Pond
Kingsley Amis – The Ferryman
John Collier – De Mortuis

US edition

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

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Randolph C. Bull – Upon the Midnight

Posted by demonik on June 1, 2008

Randolph C. Bull (ed.) – Upon the Midnight: An Anthology of Ghost and Horror Stories (Macdonald, 1957)



William Hope Hodgson – The Voice in the Night
Sir Gilbert Campbell, Bart. – The White Wolf of Kostopchin
J.B. Priestley – The Demon King
“A Lady” – The Parlour Car Ghost
H. de Vere Stacpoole – The Middle Bedroom
Theo Gift – Dog or Demon
Graham Greene – A Little Place Off the Edgware Road
Arnold Bennett – The Murder of the Mandarin
Amelia B. Edwards – The Four-Fifteen Express
Georgina C. Clark – A Life-Watch
John Moore – Decay
J.J. Curle – Awake – Asleep – Awake
Norman Edwards – The Flagstone
Robert W. Chambers – The Messenger
Clemence Dane – Nightly She Sings
Elizabeth Gaskell – The Squire’s Story

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and Steve Goodwin for providing a scan of the elusive cover!

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Rick Ferreira – A Chill to the Sunlight

Posted by demonik on June 1, 2008

Rick Ferreira – A Chill to the Sunlight: Tropical Stories of the Macabre (William Kimber, 1978)

Chill To The Sunlight

(cover – Peter Archer)

R. Chetwynd-Hayes – A Chill to the Sunlight
Jean Rhys – The Day They Burned the Books
Clark Ashton Smith – The Seed from the Sepulchre
Shiva Naipaul – A Man of Mystery
Ken Kessler – Butterfly Chase
T.K. Brown III – Haunts of the Very Rich
Richard Davis – The Clump
Peter C. Smith – One Last Embrace
Evelyn Waugh – The Man Who Liked Dickens
Peter Burton – The Sun Never Forgets
Elinor Mordaunt – The Recall
Henry S. Whitehead – Jumbee
Lady Eleanor Smith – No Ships Pass

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

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Christopher Wood – 2nd BHF Book Of Horror

Posted by demonik on June 1, 2008

Christopher Wood (ed.) – 2nd BHF Book Of Horror (BHF Books, 2007)


Cover Painting: Paul Mudie

Paul Newman – In the Pipeline
Paul Adams – Show Home
Gareth Hopkins – Romero And Juliette
Derek Johnston – The Blood Field
Franklin Marsh – The Morris Men
Matt Finucane – It Is Written
Christopher L Jones – Home Truth
Martin J Parsons – Roast Beef
Rog Pile – Almost Love
Clare Hill – Clean Living
Paul Newman – Still Life
Charles Black – Separation
Christopher Wood – You Can’t Sing, You Can’t Dance, You Look Awful …You’ll Go A Long Way
Wayne Mook – A Little Dead Man On Clockchanges Road
Neil Christopher – When Hell Freezes Over
Mark Ferguson – The Passage
Gareth A Williams – Appeal
Maya McLaughlin – Obeahman
Franklin Marsh – A (Something) in Wardour Street
James Stanger – Jacob Raffles
S F Stewart – The Inn
Richard Cosgrove – Cattle
Franklin Marsh – The Darklands Hall Legacy
Neil Christopher – Cerberus Rising
James Brough – Crowd Scene
Carole Hall – Portrait Of A Young Woman
Thirteen Ravens – The Oxford Vampire
Mike Ward – The Sea Witch
Sam Dawson – Children Of The Summer’s End
Daniel McGachey – The Shadow In The Stacks
Jason P Burden – Understanding


Nadia Mook – Tschaichowsky’s Lonely Sympathy
Matthew Entwistle – Out Beyond The Clearing
Matthew Entwistle – Tey
Matthew Entwistle – The Necromancer
Matthew Entwistle – A (Helpful) Warning To The Curious

Extract from forthcoming novel:

E H Bourne – Dead Weight

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