The Mantelgeist is one of Norways most well known ghosts, residing in one of the few fortresses still standing in the country, having been one of the chambermaids to one of the most famous queens in ancient times.
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young woman who died. She went on a murderous rampage and she forever haunts the place of Yotsuya. The end.
In a desolated place in Australia, the ghost of the farmer is appearing to the local community, trying to ask for help.
“The Figure in the Carpet” is a short story (sometimes considered a novella) by American writer Henry James first published in 1896. It is told in the first person; the narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes obsessed with discovering the secret meaning or intention of all the author’s works.
Here are some of the books for the winter we are looking forward to.
“The Vampyre” is a short work of prose fiction written in 1819 by John William Polidori as part of a contest among Polidori, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, and Percy Shelley. The same contest produced the novel Frankenstein.
A haunting narrative of a man plagued by a demonic monkey. A novella first published in In a Glass Darkly, an 1872 collection of ghost stories.
Read the legendary Halloween story: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity, especially during Halloween because of a character known as the Headless Horseman believed to be a Hessian soldier who was decapitated by a cannonball in battle.
First published as “Schalken the Painter” in Dublin University Magazine, May 1839. Republished in The Purcell Papers, 1880.
“The Dead Smile” is one of Crawford’s most popular horror stories. It tells the story of Sir Hugh Ockram and his family. He is dying, and when he dies he is going to hell. He dies with a smug smile on his face that are going to ruin the lives of his family.
A traveler in Sweden stumbles upon the history of a mysterious and ominous figure, Count Magnus. Written by M.R James and published in 1904.
“The Lurking Fear” is a horror short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written in November 1922, it was first published in the January through April 1923 issues of Home Brew.
The fall is perfect for some new horror. But it is also when the publishing houses are flooding the marked with books from all genre. And those writing horror might fall a bit behind because of this. But don’t despair. We at Moonmausoleum have found some great-looking titles we are really looking forward to hit the shelves in the fall.
“The Haunter of the Dark” is a horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written between 5–9 November 1935 and published in the December 1936 edition of Weird Tales (Vol. 28, No. 5, p. 538–53). It was the last-written of the author’s known works, and is part of the Cthulhu Mythos
La Llorona is a famous Mexican folk tale. It align itself with other similar legend of the scorned woman, the woman in white and the weeping woman.
“The Outsider” is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926. In this work, a mysterious individual who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search of human contact and light. “The Outsider” is one of Lovecraft’s most commonly reprinted works and is also one of the most popular stories ever to be published in Weird Tales.