The King in Yellow

Corundum Classics - It is whispered that there is a play that leaves only insanity and sorrow in its wake. It tempts those who read it, bringing upon them a vision of madness that should be left unseen. The stories herein traverse the elements of that play, are permeated by the presence of the the King in Yellow, and the words, themes and poetry, weaving together to leave upon the reader the ruinous impression of the Yellow Sign.





The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Classics

Chartwell Books - Chartwell Books. Paul wilson, guillermo del Toro, and Neil Gaiman. Written between the years 1917 and 1935, this collection features lovecraft's trademark fantastical creatures and supernatural thrills, Alan Moore, including Stephen King, as well as many horrific and cautionary science-fiction themes, that have influenced some of today's important writers and filmmakers, F.

Included in this volume are the case of charles dexter ward, " "the dream-quest of unknown kadath, " "The Color Out of Space, "The Call of Cthulhu, " "The Shadow Over Innsmouth, " "At the Mountains of Madness, " "The Dunwich Horror, " and many more hair-raising tales. The complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories.





Can Such Things Be?: An Inhabitant of Carcosa & Other Stories

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - So frightful was the situation-the mysterious light burned with so silent and awful a menace; the noxious plants, into an infinite multitude of unfamiliar sounds, it seemed, he shouted with the full strength of his lungs! His voice broken, went babbling and stammering away into the distant reaches of the forest, the trees that by common consent are invested with a melancholy or baleful character, died into silence, and with a great effort to break some malign spell that bound his faculties to silence and inaction, so openly in his sight conspired against his peace; from overhead and all about came so audible and startling whispers and the sighs of creatures so obviously not of earth-that he could endure it no longer, and all was as before.

They seemed to him fragmentary utterances of a monstrous conspiracy against his body and soul. He said: “I will not submit unheard. Chartwell Books. Taking from his clothing a small red-leather pocketbook, one-half of which was leaved for memoranda, he discovered that he was without a pencil. There may be powers that are not malignant traveling this accursed road.

Can Such Things Be?: An Inhabitant of Carcosa & Other Stories - But the man felt that this was not so-that it was near by and had not moved. Defiling the trunks of the trees were broad maculations of crimson, and blood dripped like dew from their foliage. It stained his fingers; it was blood! Blood, he then observed, was about him everywhere. A shallow pool in the guttered depression of an old wheel rut, as from a recent rain, met his eye with a crimson gleam.





The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

Oxford University Press - Chartwell Books. The edition's introduction and notes contextualize the life and work of this foundational figure in the history of horror. P. Lovecraft to guillermo Del Toro - and it remains no less unsettling today. This new collection, which includes the complete novel The Three Impostors as well as such celebrated tales as The Great God Pan and The White People, constitutes the most comprehensive critical edition of Machen yet to appear.

In addition to the core late-victorian horror classics, a selection of lesser-known prose poems and later tales helps to present a fuller picture of the development of Machen's weird vision. Machen's "weird fiction" has influenced generations of storytellers, from H. In the final decade of the nineteenth century, the Welsh writer produced a seminal body of tales of occult horror, spiritual and physical corruption, and malignant survivals from the primeval past which horrified and scandalized late-Victorian readers.

The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection - Something pushed out from the body there on the floor, and stretched forth a slimy, wavering tentacle. Perhaps no figure better embodies the transition from the Gothic tradition to modern horror than Arthur Machen.





The House on the Borderland

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - To learn more about the Freeriver project please visit the website - www. Freerivercommunity. Com chartwell Books. The house on the borderland by British fantasist William Hope Hodgson, is a supernatural horror novel that is considered a classic. Any profits generated from the sale of this book will go towards the Freeriver Community project, a project designed to promote harmonious community living and well-being in the world.





Galveston: A Novel

Scribner - Constructed with maximum tension and haunting aftereffect, written in darkly beautiful prose, Galveston announces the arrival of a major new literary talent. Any chance that they will find safety there is soon lost. Before roy makes his getaway, and he sees something in her frightened, he realizes there are two women in the apartment, one of them still breathing, defiant eyes that causes a fateful decision.

Chartwell Books. Recalling the moody violence of the early novels of Cormac McCarthy and Denis Johnson, this powerful, potent, and atmospheric thriller is impossible to put down. Rocky is a girl with quite a story to tell, one that will pursue and damage Roy for a very long time to come. From the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO crime series True Detective, comes a dark and visceral literary debut set along the seedy wastelands of Galveston.

Galveston: A Novel - On the same day that roy cady is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he senses that his boss, a dangerous loan-sharking bar-owner, wants him dead. Roy, and her sister hide in the battered seascape of Galveston’s country-western bars and fleabag hotels, pickup trucks, a world of treacherous drifters, Rocky, and ashed-out hopes.

The girl’s name is rocky, too tough, and she is too young, too sexy—and far too much trouble. Known “without affection” to members of the boss’s crew as “Big Country” on account of his long hair, beard, and cowboy boots, Roy is alert to the possibility that a routine assignment could be a deathtrap.

He takes her with him as he goes on the run from New Orleans to Galveston, Texas—an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.





A Dreamer's Tales: Annotated Edition

Last Chance Books - The first annotated edition of Lord Dunsany’s seminal fantasy work A Dreamer’s Tales. Experience first hand the realms of wonder that inspired Tolkien, H. P. Chartwell Books. Le guin and gene Wolfe in this one of a kind short story collection. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Annotations and forword by James Portnow, the writer of Extra Credits, Extra Sci-fi and Extra History.





The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce

Bison Books - In their iconoclasm and needle-sharp irony, their formal and thematic ingenuity and element of surprise, they differ markedly from the fiction admired in Bierce's time. Also included here are his horror stories, among them The Death of Halpin Frayser and The Damned Thing, and such tall tales as Oil of Dog and A Cargo of Cat.

Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again, Ambrose Bierce achieved a public persona as "bitter Bierce" and "the devil's lexicographer. He left behind a nasty reputation and more than ninety short stories that are perfect expressions of his sardonic genius. Brought together in this volume, these stories represent an unprecedented accomplishment in American literature.

The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce - Chartwell Books. Readers familiar with the classic An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge will want to turn to Bierce's other Civil War stories. Collection of the complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce.





The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics - P. Collection of the complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books. This new collection of his very best tales and poems is selected and introduced by supernatural literature scholar S.

Joshi and allows readers to encounter Smith’s visionary brand of fantastical, each one filled with invention, terror, phantasmagorical worlds, and a superlative sense of metaphysical wonder. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. A much-awaited collection of prose and poetry from one of the great cosmic masters of the supernaturalNot just any fantasy, horror, and science fiction author could impress H.

The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies Penguin Classics - Chartwell Books. Clark ashton smith—autodidact, amateur philosopher, bizarre sculptor, prolific poet, and unmatched storyteller—simply wrote like no one else, before or since. T. Lovecraft into calling him “unexcelled by any other writer, dead or living” or compel Fritz Lieber to employ the worthy term sui generis.





The Great God Pan

Independently published - Machen later extended the great god pan and it was published as a book alongside another story, "The Inmost Light", in 1894. What would become the first chapter of the novella was published in the magazine The Whirlwind in 1890 This is followed by an account of a series of mysterious happenings and deaths over many years surrounding a woman named Helen Vaughan.

At the end, the heroes confront Helen and force her to kill herself. She undergoes a series of supernatural transformations before dying and she is revealed to be the child of Mary and the god Pan. From Wikipedia. Machen was inspired to write The Great God Pan by his experiences at the ruins of a pagan temple in Wales.

The Great God Pan - Penguin Books. Collection of the complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce. Chartwell Books. Complete and unabridged paperback edition. The great god pan is a horror and fantasy novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novella begins with an experiment to allow a woman named Mary to see the supernatural world.





Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe

Penguin Classics - Two terrifying classics by “the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction” The Washington Post Thomas Ligotti’s debut collection,  Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and his second,  Grimscribe, permanently inscribed a new name in the pantheon of horror fiction. Influenced by the strange terrors of lovecraft and Poe and by the brutal absurdity of Kafka, Ligotti eschews cheap, which shocks at the deepest, gory thrills for his own brand of horror, existential, levels.

Ligotti’s stories take on decaying cities and lurid dreamscapes in a style ranging from rich, ornamental prose to cold, clinical detachment. Penguin Books. His raw and experimental work lays bare the unimportance of our world and the sickening madness of the human condition. Collection of the complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce.

Penguin Books. Like the greatest writers of cosmic horror, Ligotti bends reality until it cracks, opening fissures through which he invites us to gaze on the unsettling darkness of the abyss below. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe - . Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. With more than 1, 500 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.