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The Fall of the House of Usher

The tale opens with the unnamed narrator arriving at the house of his friend, Roderick Usher, having received a letter from him in a distant part of the country complaining of an illness and asking for his comfort. Genre: Fiction, Horror, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Horror, Short Stories

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

The story describes of a strange hybrid race, half-human and half an unknown creature that resembles a cross between a fish and frog, that dwells in the seaside village of Innsmouth (formerly a large town, but lately fallen into disrepair). The townspeople worship Cthulhu and Dagon, a Philistine deity incorporated into the Cthulhu Mythos. Genre: […]


Genre: Fiction, Horror, Short Stories

The Mysteries of Udolpho

Follow the fortunes of Emily St. Aubert who suffers, among other misadventures, the death of her father, supernatural terrors in a gloomy castle, and the machinations of an Italian brigand. Considered by many to be the first “Gothic” novel. Genre: Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Detective, Romance


Genre: Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Detective, Romance

The Dunwich Horror

In H.P. Lovecraft’s, “The Dunwich Horror”, we are told the story of Wilbur Whateley, the son of a deformed albino mother and an unknown father (alluded to in passing by the mad Old Whateley as “Yog-Sothoth”), and the strange events surrounding his birth and precocious development. Wilbur matures at an abnormal rate, reaching manhood within […]


Genre: Fiction, Horror, Short Stories