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Winter Tales Season: The Doll's Ghost

Every year, from the beginning of December until Epiphany, I like to share some winter tales — stories to tell or to read around a warm fire on a cold dark night, preferably with a steamy hot drink to wrap your hands around. 367 more words


And Then There's Weird Tales

All the characters of the costume parade, the werewolf, the vampire,  the bandaged mummy or the staring zombie showed up in the pages of Weird Tales… 708 more words

Joys Of Life

Tuesday Terror! The Screaming Skull by F. Marion Crawford

Careless Talk Costs Lives!

First published in 1911, this is a charming little tale of murder and revenge from beyond the tomb – a warning to all of you who may be contemplating bumping off your spouses. 1,063 more words

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You ask me to explain why I am afraid of a draught of cool air; why I shiver more than others upon entering a cold room, and seem nauseated and repelled when the chill of evening creeps through the heat of a mild autumn day. 483 more words

Cool Air

Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age

It’s no secret that I enjoy reading 19th century English lit, and within this broad category I love a good Gothic tale. Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, and The Turn of the Screw are all favorites of mine, and I’m searching for more. 464 more words

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