There Shall Be No Darkness - James Blish
When there is a monster at a social gathering, the key is to isolate it
and keep some silver handy. [It is probably not the woman dressed in a
The Phantom Ship - Captain Frederick Marrayat
When modern ship meets phantom vessel, trapped in time, a youthful father
meets an aged son, and the curse is broken.
When Dead Gods Wake - Victor Rousseau
Never assume that deified images carved in stone cannot resume their
potent form, devour those that stray to close, and scare the bejeesus out
of believers and nonbelievers alike.
The Writings of Elwin Adams - Larry Eugene Meredith
The adventures of a bibliographer who, hunting the scariest tales of
fantasy, is given a locket with a terrifying secret which leads to an
encounter with the phantom of his dead wife and tales of terror composed
amidst demons unleashed.
The Colossus of Ylourgne - Clark Ashton Smith
The necromancer, Nathaire, fearing his life, departs in 1281, with
his devil-disciples, after which there comes a series of unnatural and
inexplicable disappearances including the removal of the inhabitants of
newly occupied graves.