20 terrifying tales of horror written by such masters of the genre as Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft and Bram Stoker. Close the curtains, put another log on the fire, and embark on a scary journey into an underworld roamed by murderous Inquisitors, long-dead witches, phantom cars, haunted dolls, werewolves, mummies, zombies and vampires, to name but a few. Ideal reading for newcomers to the horror story and aficionados alike. A companion volume to Classic Ghost Stories and Classic Horror Stories 2.
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
Compiling such anthologies entails a huge amount of reading and research to identify the very best stories – time-consuming, but never a chore!
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
David Pickering is a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction and has written books for leading publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. Other titles include the anthologies ‘Classic Ghost Stories’ and ‘Classic Short Stories’, the horror stories ‘The Ghost at the Foot of the Stairs’ and ‘The Thing with No Eyes’, and the novel ‘And Stones Shall Dance’.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Having presented evenings of chilling tales in front of audiences for many years, I wanted to collect some of the very best tales in a form that might be enjoyed by a wider readership.