FREE CHRISTMAS HORROR DELIGHTS

As with last year, here are some places you can go to enjoy some free Christmas horror tales and discussions about them. FROM HYPNOGORIA:  There is a huge amount of superb Christmas chills covered by Jim Moon over at his Hypnogoria website and page. I suggest going there to check out everything he has to […]

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ANTHOLOGY FILMS: DEAD OF NIGHT REVIEW

The second stop on our journey through classic, horror anthology movies brings us to DEAD OF NIGHT produced by Ealing Studios in 1945. This British feature begins with the arrival of an architect at the stately Pilgrim Manor to consult on some renovations. He’s immediately disturbed to realize he’s seen everyone there during his recent […]

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HALLOWEEN READING LIST 4 (2016)

It’s reached the time of year again when I suggest a batch of eerie tales to help set the mood for the Halloween season! This year’s impressive lineup includes such masters of the genre as Gaston Leroux (author of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA), E. Nesbit, Ramsey Campbell, E.F. Benson, and Gary McMahon. Incidentally, I had […]

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AND THE WINNER IS…

A total of 139 votes were cast over the last few weeks for favorite vintage horror writer from a pre-selected list of ten, and the winner is… ALGERNON BLACKWOOD! It was a close fight between him and M.R. James with the lead teetering back-and forth a few times before Algernon ultimately won out. Look for […]

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CHRISTMAS HORROR READING LIST 2015

Do you hear that jingle in the air? Is it made by festive revelers or something more sinister? Yes, it’s that time of year again. It’s time for Horror Delve’s Third Annual Suggested Reading For The Holiday Season. If the tales listed below aren’t enough, you can find more suggestions here: https://horrordelve.com/2013/11/28/christmas-ghost-stories-reviving-a-dead-tradition/ https://horrordelve.com/2013/12/22/christmas-horror-stories-list-2013/ https://horrordelve.com/2014/12/05/christmas-horror-story-reading-list-2014/ https://horrordelve.com/2014/12/18/appalachian-winter-hauntings-review/ […]

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HALLOWEEN READING LIST 2015

Welcome to Horror Delve’s third annual Halloween suggested reading list. As always, these stories don’t necessarily take place during Halloween, but I feel they help set the mood for the season. 1. “The Striding Place” by Gertrude Atherton (1895) – A man goes out searching for his best friend who’s gone missing. The search takes […]

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A.C. Benson

Arthur Christopher Benson was born in England in 1862 to an Archbishop of Canterbury. Although he and his siblings endured a tumultuous upbringing, their family still produced a surprising number of successful writers. His brother Robert Hugh, his sister Maggie and the most successful of them, Edward Frederic all had works published. You can find […]

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