This gorgeous hardback collection contains all thirty-five of M.R. James's highly acclaimed ghost stories, including the classics: "Oh Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad" and "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook."
M.R. James' classic Number 13 starts off this volume with a mystery about a disappearing and reappearing hotel room, can you guess the room number?
Story two is the tale of a cat that can not only talk, but spills secrets that should have been truly left behind.
Next, we present one of the most famous stories by H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu. Doug transports you into Lovecraft's world of indescribable horror, accompanied by Alistair Lock's outstanding orchestral score.
Edgar Allan Poe's well-known allegory on our mortality, The Masque of the Red Death, follows.
Then Jeffrey Combs reads the concluding part of Lovecraft's Herbert West: Reanimator series, The Tomb Legions.
Finishing up Volume 13 is Poe's 1843-penned poem, The Conqueror Worm.
* "The Five Senses" - Edith Nesbit
* "The Yellow Wallpaper" - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
* "The Voice Of Death" - Traditional
* "The Body Snatcher" - Robert Louis Stevenson
* "The Judge's House" - Bram Stoker
* "The Old Nurse's Story" - Elizabeth Gaskell
Volume 9 launches with "The Ash Tree", M.R. James' insight into an enigmatic woman and her rituals around this mysterious tree.
A condemned man and over zealous executioners generate shocking results, in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Los Amigos Fiasco".
An immoral wager leads to terror when the dead rise in Ambrose Bierce's "A Watcher by the Dead".
Lovecraft takes us exploring through a lost world of ancient evil in "The Nameless City".
M. Valdemar may be living longer than he bargained for in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar".
HP Lovecraft returns with Jeff Combs at the reading helm in "Herbert West: Reanimator Part 2 - The Plague Daemon".
Edgar Allan Poe concludes Volume Nine with the classic poem "Alone".
M.R. James (1862-1936) was provost of King's College, Cambridge and Eton College. He was a highly regarded scholar and academic in his time but today is remembered for his ghost stories which are considered among the finest in the genre.
The six stories in this second volume are:“The Ash Tree”“Martin's Close”“Lost Hearts”“The Tractate Middoth”“After Dark in the Playing Fields”“Wailing Well”
Public Domain (P)2016 Spiders' House Audio/Roy Macready
Volume 2 of Tales of the Supernatural features the stories "The Ash Tree", "A View from a Hill", "The Tractate Middoth", and "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook".
Volume 7 starts off with Edgar Allan Poe's story of a gifted boy hounded by his shadow, "William Wilson".
We take to the sky's with a pilots investigation into unexplainable events thousands of feet above ground in Athur Conan Doyle's "A Horror of the Heights".
Next up, Ambrose Bierce plays with time in "The Suitable Surroundings".
A beleagured British army waiting upon the German forces march of doom in the "The Bowmen", marks Arthur Machen's first appearance in Spinechillers.
An ancient evil is called in M.R. James' "Oh Whistle and i'll come to you my Lad".
We finish with Edgar Allan Poe's compelling poem, "The Haunted Palace".
This collection features the following works:
- Count Magnus
- The Diary of Mr. Poynter
- The Haunted Dolls' House
- Wailing Well