The House of the Living Dead - Harold Ward
The mysterious manuscript suggested that the missing man was still alive,
held prisoner by a maniacal doctor inside a sanitarium where animated
The Indoor Safari - Max Nugor
He had agreed to enter the den of his adversary to move the legalities
forward, but now he realized his host was insane and was threatening to
kill him. Still, the stout maniac, who hated him deeply, was a sportsman,
however vengeful, and promised to give him a fair chance, outlining
precisely how it would happen, but exactly where, he did not make clear.
The House Party at Smoky Island - L. M. Montgomery
[Note: the author is Lucy Maud Montgomery, famous for her children's
tales, most notably Anne of Green Gables, though this is not stated
in the magazine].
When the house party at a Muskoka retreat, known as the Wigwam, turns to
to everyone being requested to tell their favorite ghost story, it is
generally assumed that this means that people will tell stories about
ghosts, and not anything otherwise. What is revealed and how it comes
out, leaves the audience chilled.
Settler's Wall - Robert A. W. Lowndes
It was a leisurely trip in the vintage 1927 Ford, when the two travelers
noticed that to one side of the road there was a long wall which extended
out of sight in both directions. Walking along the wall in opposite
directions brought each back to his starting position; throwing a ball
over the wall caused the object to reappear on the same side that it was
thrown. A local informed them that trying to dig under it was not wise,
as that's what drove one man crazy. Later attempts to dynamite their way
through and to photograph it from the air proved equally futile.
The Isle of Missing Ships - Seabury Quinn
The adventures of the good doctors de Grandin and Trowbridge resume as
they take to the high seas to help an English insurance company discover
why so many ships have gone missing, just as if they had vanished from the
face of the earth.