A few years back here at Horror Delve I examined several of Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories ( https://horrordelve.com/2016/02/23/conan/ ), and while those comprise the works for which he’s best remembered these days, he wrote several fantastic tales in other genres as well. Today I want to take a look at several of his horror […]Read More ROBERT E. HOWARD HORROR/ADVENTURE TALES
October is here. The leaves are turning, the pumpkins are boasting new faces and the moon seems to shine its silvery glow even brighter. Miniaturized versions of sinister ghouls, cowled vampires and terrifying witches will soon be set loose upon every neighborhood throughout the land seeking their sugery bounty. For us here, you know what […]Read More HALLOWEEN SUGGESTED READING LIST IX (2021)
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)
Every now and then I like to share links to some of my favorite episodes of the podcasts to which I regularly listen. Here are a couple which dropped this past week which I felt were outstanding. Pseudopod #719: “Cordona’s Skull by Mary Elizabeth Counselman (1950): This classic story is about a down-on-his-luck stage magician […]Read More TWO MORE EXCELLENT, FREE AUDIO HORROR STORIES
I listen to a lot of podcasts – several of them regularly provide readings of excellent horror stories. Periodically, I like to post links to some of my favorite episodes. Each of the stories listed below are free, professionally produced, and are ones I particularly loved. 1. “Dream House” by Orrin Grey (2016) – Read […]Read More FOUR FREE AUDIO HORROR STORIES
With Halloween just around the corner, I feel it’s time to start setting the atmosphere with some free audio readings of chilling, supernatural tales presented by a few of my favorite podcasts. “The Phantom Coach” by Amelia B. Edwards via Tale To Terrify – Discover what happens when a soldier hitches a ride on an […]Read More MORE FREE HORROR AUDIO TALES
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!
The results of Horror Delve’s Scariest Haunted House Short Story Poll are in. Several classic authors received votes, including greats such as Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James, H.R. Wakefield, Edith Wharton, E.F. Benson and A.M. Barrage to name a few, but ultimately it came down to two, “Thurnely Abbey” by Perceval Landon and “Again” by Ramsey […]Read More THE SCARIEST HAUNTED HOUSE SHORT STORY POLL RESULTS