Joe R. Lansdale is a prolific American author of horror, science fiction, westerns, mystery, and crime fiction. He’s had several of his works adapted to both film and television. He’s won a ton of prestigious awards for his writing, including Bram Stoker, World Fantasy, and World Horror Grandmaster to name just a few. He lives […]Read More EIGHT HORROR TALES BY JOE R. LANSDALE
Night has fallen. The tree is trimmed and glimmering its vibrant lights. You’ve warmed yourself a healthy dose of mulled wine as you sit before the warmth of the crackling fireplace. The scene is set. Now, it’s time for the telling of some eerie, festive ghost stories once again. (Listed in publication order) The Stories: […]Read More CHRISTMAS READING LIST VIII (2020)
Haunted house stories are my favorite, so I read them as often as I’m able. With this in mind, I was wondering which ones you would consider to be the scariest of all time. For the purposes of this poll, I’d like to stick to short stories (no novels). The Shining by Stephen King or […]Read More THE SCARIEST HAUNTED HOUSE STORY POLL
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
My haul of books from this Christmas. Lots of great reading ahead! Hope everyone has a fantastic Christmas!Read More Merry Christmas 2014!
Hope everyone’s enjoying October’s monthlong trek toward Halloween. The leaves have started changing color, lurid specters have escaped their basement storage box dungeons to mingle among the living again, and Horror Delve’s Second Annual Halloween Reading List has emerged from the darkness. The stories on this list aren’t necessarily set during Halloween, but they are […]Read More HORROR DELVE’S SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN READING LIST
House of Fear is an anthology of 19 haunted houses stories (although some aren’t really houses, i.e. a derelict RV and a greenhouse.) I’ve always loved haunted house stories, so this was an easy buy for me. Editor Jonathan Oliver did an excellent job assembling it. Most of the stories were very strong, with two […]Read More HOUSE OF FEAR REVIEW