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A hunter stumbles upon a run-down little house and decides to spend the night - but finds himself plagued by disquieting thoughts and dreams.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Late one night a little girl appears at a woman's door: "I can't find my mother".
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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As a hideous pestilence sweeps his lands, Prince Prospero seals himself in his castle and prepares a fabulous party.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Spending a night in the library of an old friend and scholar of the black arts, the narrator becomes curious about the object in question.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Goodman Brown keeps a midnight appointment in the woods near Salem Village.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man is the only witness to an accidental killing and the bizarre series of events that follow.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A frightened railway signal-man is plagued by premonitions of distasters.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Scary bedtime story about a mother and daughter's night-time journey home.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A first person account of a man's torture at the hands of The Spanish Inquisition.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected her mother.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
Johnson has always been fascinated by spiders.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
When Alice and John buy an antique teapot they get more than they bargained for.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
"I watched as the man I saw so clearly disappeared into the endless white."
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
While on a canoe trip down the Danube River, two friends encounter some mysterious, hostile entities.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A young man's suspicions are aroused when he finds out his dead mother is appearing to his father, threatening eternal damnation unless the son is disinherited.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.
- Length: 49 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
While summering in the country, a New Yorker comes across an apparently abandoned farm house.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The narrator describes what he remembers of his beautiful, intelligent wife, Ligeia.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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