Portmanteau of terror

100_4126620x1024_thehorrordomecom_I want to share some of my favorite ghost and horror stories with you; all of the tales
below are freely available on the internet and by virtue of their age are in the public domain or are freely distributable under the http://www.projectgutenberg.org license. 
 
Here are a few to begin with –
 
The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe
Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
The Open Window by Saki
The Reticence of Lady Anne by Saki
 
The Ash-Tree by M R James
The Haunted Dolls House by M R James
 
To be taken with a grain of salt – a ghost story by Charles Dickens
Madam Crowl’s Ghost by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
The Horla, or Modern Ghosts by Guy de Maupassant
The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
To Let by BM Croker
The Upper Berth by F Marion Crawford
The Screaming Skull by F Marion Crawford
The Monkey’s Paw by WW Jacobs
 

Enjoy….

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1 thought on “Portmanteau of terror”

  1. All great stories that have the touch of immortality about them.Hard to better any of them as they are classic in nature.As writer in that area myself I was lucky to encounter many of them in the pages of the still wonderful series Pan Book of Horror when still a teenager.Worth hunting out as they now have vintage covers that delight also.

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