While on vacation in Cincinnati with my lovely wife, I visited a large, used book warehouse called The Friends of the Library where I found several interesting books to bring back home. ECHOES OF TERROR by Mike Jarvis and John Spencer (Chartwell Books, 1980) – This oversized, hardback anthology collects eleven classic horror stories by […]Read More UNEARTHED TREASURES 8: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, CINCINNATI
If you’re in need of some great Christmas Horror this time of year, there are several outstanding podcasts you can download and enjoy for free from iTunes. Here are a few of my favorites. HYPNOGORIA: I couldn’t possibly link to all of Jim’s podcasts that explore the spooky side of Christmas but all are fantastic. […]Read More A GIFT OF CHRISTMAS TERROR FOR YOU!
On my most recent Half Price Bookstore excursion, I managed to come away with some really nice finds. I’m perpetually on the lookout for short story anthologies and collections to mine for content here at Horror Delve and each of these look well-suited for the task. 1. BY BIZARRE HANDS (1991) by Joe R. […]Read More UNEARTHED TREASURES 7: HALF PRICE BOOKS FINDS
Christmas is swiftly approaching and so, lurching along before it, is our fourth annual list of holiday horror stories. Each tale included below is set during the holiday season, and if you find yourself in need for more, check out our previous lists by following the links below. https://horrordelve.com/2015/12/07/christmas-horror-reading-list-2015/ https://horrordelve.com/2014/12/05/christmas-horror-story-reading-list-2014/ https://horrordelve.com/2013/12/22/christmas-horror-stories-list-2013/ https://horrordelve.com/2013/11/28/christmas-ghost-stories-reviving-a-dead-tradition/ https://horrordelve.com/2014/12/18/appalachian-winter-hauntings-review/ THIS […]Read More CHRISTMAS HORROR STORIES READING LIST 4 (2016)
During his long and prolific career, Robert Bloch produced top notch fiction in multiple genres including horror, crime, pulp and science fiction. Born in Chicago, IL in 1917, he became enraptured by the stories he found in Weird Tales Magazine and began a correspondence with legendary horror writer, H.P. Lovecraft. Receiving encouragement from Lovecraft to […]Read More FIFTEEN HORROR TALES BY ROBERT BLOCH
I’ve generally avoided writing articles on H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe due to the prolific amount of coverage already available for them online. However, I’m a fan of Lovecraft, so I thought I’d list some favorites of mine here. 1.”The Music of Erich Zann” (1922) – A man becomes enthralled by the bizarre music […]Read More My Favorite H.P. Lovecraft Stories
Looking for some atmospheric horror stories to enjoy this Halloween? Here’s a few I think fit the bill. Several of these can be found for free online. 1. “Feet Foremost” by L.P. Hartley (1948) – A group assembles at newly-renovated Low Threshold Hall for a housewarming. There they encounter the malicious ghost of an ill-treated […]Read More TEN SCARY SHORT STORIES FOR HALLOWEEN