THE  LIBRARY

A complete list of all texts catalogued in the library, listed alphabetically by authors' last names

A    B    C    D    E    F    G   H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z  

A

  • 'Bring Me a Light!', Anon. (1861, printed in Once A Week, illustrated) 

  • 'The Curse of the Catafalques', F. Anstey (1882, printed in The Cornhill Magazine)

  • 'Pallinghurst Barrow', Grant Allen (1892, printed in the Illustrated London News - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive

  • 'The Dead and the Countess', Gertrude Atherton (1902)

    • (1902, printed in The Smart Set)

    • (1905, printed in The Bell in the Fog and other Stories

  • 'The Striding Place' [originally published as 'The Twins'], Gertrude Atherton (1896)

    • (1896, published under the original title, printed in The Speaker - only available in the USA)​
    • ​(1905, printed in The Bell in the Fog and other Stories) ​
       

B

C

  • 'The New Mother', Lucy Clifford (1882, printed in Anyhow Stories: Moral and Otherwise, illustrated) 

  • 'The Witch', Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (1908, printed in Poems)

  • 'Christmas Eve on a Haunted Hulk', Frank Cowper (1889, printed in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

  • 'The Doll's Ghost', F. Marion Crawford (1896)

    • (1896, printed in The Illustrated London News Christmas Supplement)​

    • (1911, printed in Wandering Ghosts)

  • 'The Screaming Skull', F. Marion Crawford (1908)

    • (1908 original publication source TBC)​

    • (1911, printed in Wandering Ghosts

  • 'Number Ninety', B. M. Croker (1895, printed in Chapman's Magazine of Fiction)
     

D

  • 'A Sworn Statement', Emma Frances Dawson (1881)

    • (1881, printed in The Wasp)​

    • (1897, printed in An Itinerant House and Other Stories

  • 'A Christmas Carol', Charles Dickens (1843, illustrated) 

  • 'The Signalman', Charles Dickens (1866, printed in All the Year Round)

  • 'The Case of Lady Sannox', Arthur Conan Doyle (1893, printed in The Idler, illustrated)

  • 'Lot No. 249', Arthur Conan Doyle (1892, printed in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, illustrated)  

  • 'The Parasite', Arthur Conan Doyle (1894)

    • (1894, printed in Harper's Weekly, illustrated; part 1, part 2, part 3) ​

    • (1895, published in full as a novella, illustrated) 

  • 'A Pastoral Horror', Arthur Conan Doyle (1890, printed in The People, illustrated)

  • 'The Woman in Red', Muriel Campbell Dyar (1899, printed in The Black Cat)

  • 'Unmasked' [sequel to 'The Woman in Red'], Muriel Campbell Dyar (1900, printed in The Black Cat)
     

E

  • 'The Lifted Veil', George Eliot [aka Mary Ann Evans] (1859, printed in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine)
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F

  • 'Carmilla', Sheridan Le Fanu (1871)

    • (1871-1872, printed as a serial in The Dark Blue, illustrated)

    • (1872, printed in In a Glass Darkly, vol. 3)

  • 'Green Tea', Sheridan Le Fanu (1872, printed in In a Glass Darkly, vol. 1)

  • 'Mr. Justice Hardbottle', Sheridan Le Fanu (1872, printed in In a Glass Darkly, vol. 1)

  • The Vampire City /La Ville-Vampire, Paul Féval

    • Original text in French by Paul Féval (1874, serialised in Le Moniteur Universel - click 'SUIVANT' at the top right of the page to view each instalment; 1875, published in full as a novel)

    • Translated into English by Brian Stableford (2003, printed copies can be purchased here)

  • 'The Lost Ghost', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)

  • 'Luella Miller', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)

  • 'The Shadows on the Wall', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)

  • 'The Southwest Chamber', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)

  • 'The Vacant Lot', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)

  • 'The Wind in the Rose-bush', Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1903, printed in The Wind in the Rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural, illustrated)
     

G

  • 'Lois the Witch', Elizabeth Gaskell (1861, printed in Lois the Witch and other Tales)

  • 'The Old Nurse's Story', Elizabeth Gaskell (1852, printed in Household Words Christmas edition)

  • 'The Giant Wisteria', Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1891, printed in The New England Magazine, illustrated)

  • 'The Yellow Wallpaper', Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892, printed in The New England Magazine)

  • 'Viy'/'Вий', Nikolai Gogol

    • Original text in Russian by Nikolai Gogol (1835, printed in Mirgorod /Миргород)​

    • Translated into English by Claud Field (1916, printed in The Mantle and other Stories)

  • Bound by a Spell: The Hunted Witch of the Forest, Louisa Lilias Greene (1885)
     

H

  • '19, Great Hanover Street', Lillie Harris (1889, printed in Sheffield Weekly Telegraph - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive

  • 'Horror: A True Tale', John Berwick Harwood (1861, printed in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine)

  • 'Absolute Evil', Julian Hawthorne (1918)

  • 'The Devil's Christmas', Julian Hawthorne (1885, printed in the Norfolk Virginian

  • 'Ken's Mystery', Julian Hawthorne (1888 printed in David Poindexter's Disappearance, etc.)

  • 'The Hollow of Three Hills', Nathaniel Hawthorne (1837, printed in Twice Told Tales

  • 'Young Goodman Brown', Nathaniel Hawthorne (1835)

  • The Werewolf, Clemence Housman (1896, with illustrations)

  • 'The Memoir', Violet Hunt (1911, printed in Tales of the Uneasy)

  • 'The Operation', Violet Hunt (1911, printed in Tales of the Uneasy) 

  • 'The Telegram', Violet Hunt (1911, printed in Tales of the Uneasy)​
     

J

K

  • 'The Mark of the Beast', Rudyard Kipling (1890)

    • (1890, printed in The Pioneer) ​

    • (1891, printed in Life’s Handicap)

  • 'The Silent Woman'/'Die Schweigerin', Leopold Kompert 

    • Original text in German by Leopold Kompert (1866, printed in Ghetto Stories ; Ghetto-geschichten)

    • Translated into English by Charles Flint McClumpha (1890, printed in Modern Ghosts [collection of contemporary translated works])​

L

  • 'Amor Dure', Vernon Lee (1890, printed in Hauntings: Fantastic Stories)

  • 'Dionea', Vernon Lee (1890, printed in Hauntings: Fantastic Stories)

  • 'Oke of Okehurst; or, the Phantom Lover​', Vernon Lee (1890, printed in Hauntings: Fantastic Stories)

  • 'A Wicked Voice', Vernon Lee (1890, printed in Hauntings: Fantastic Stories)

  • 'Magic Lantern', Jean Lorrain (1891)

  • 'The Spectral Hand'/'Le Main Gantée', Jean Lorrain (1895)

    • Original text in French by Jean Lorrain (1895, printed in Nightmares of an Ether Drinker/Sensations et Souvenirs)​

  • 'The Fate of Madame Cabanel', Eliza Lynn Linton (1872, printed in All the Year Round)
     

M

  • 'The Gray Wolf', George MacDonald (1871, printed in Works of Fancy and Imagination, vol. 10)

  • 'The White People', Arthur Machen (1904, printed in Horlick's Magazine

  • 'The Sin-Eater', Fiona Macleod [aka William Sharp] (1895, printed in The Sin-Eater, and other Tales)

  • 'The Devil of the Marsh', H. B. Marriott-Watson (1893, printed in Diogenes of London and other Fantasies and Sketches)

  • The Blood of the Vampire, Florence Marryat (1897)

  • 'The Ghost of Charlotte Cray', Florence Marryat (1883)

    • (1883, printed in A Moment of Madness, and other stories)

    • (1883, printed in The Ghost of Charlotte Cray, and other stories)

  • 'The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains', Frederick Marryat  (1839, originally a single chapter within the novel The Phantom Ship, it has since been anthologized as a short story) 

  • 'The Wolf', Guy de Maupassant (1889, printed in The Odd Number)

  • The Amber Witch/Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe, Wilhelm Meinhold (1843)

  • 'The Mysterious Card', Cleveland Moffett (1896, printed in The Black Cat)

  • 'The Mysterious Card Unveiled' [sequel to 'The Mysterious Card], Cleveland Moffett (1896, printed in The Black Cat)

  • 'Lady Farquhar's Old Lady', Mary Louisa Molesworth 

  • 'Gabriel-Ernest', Saki [aka Hector Hugh Munro]  (1909)

    • (1909, printed in The Westminster Gazette on 29th May - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive

    • (1910, printed in Reginald in Russia, and other Sketches by Saki
       

N

  • 'The Ebony Frame', Edith Nesbit (1891)

    • (1891, printed in Longman's Magazine)

    • (1893, printed in Grim Tales)

  • 'Portent of the Shadow', E. Nesbit (1905, printed in The Index, illustrated)​
     

O

  • 'What Was It?', Fitz James O'Brien (1859, printed in Harper's Magazine)

  • 'The Lady's Walk', Margaret Oliphant (1882, printed in Longman's Magazine; part 1, part 2)

  • 'The Open Door', Margaret Oliphant

  • 'Will', Vincent O'Sullivan (1899, printed in The Green Window)
     

P

  • 'Berenice', Edgar Allan Poe (1835)

    • (1835, printed in the Southern Literary Messenger)​

    • (1840, printed in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque)

  • 'Eleonora', Edgar Allan Poe (1842)

    • (1842, printed in The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842)​

    • (1845, printed in The Broadway Journal

  • 'The Fall of the House of Usher', Edgar Allan Poe (1839) 

    • (1839, printed in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine) ​

    • (1840, printed in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, vol. 1)

  • 'Ligeia', Edgar Allan Poe (1838, printed in The American Museum of Science

  • 'The Masque of the Red Death' [originally published as 'The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy'], Edgar Allan Poe (1842)

    • (1842, published under the original title, printed in Graham's Magazine

    • (1845, printed in The Broadway Journal

  • 'Morella', Edgar Allan Poe (1835)

    • (1835, printed in the Southern Literary Messenger)​

    • (1839, printed in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine)

  • 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', Edgar Allan Poe (1841)

    • (1841, printed in Graham's Magazine)​

    • (1843, printed in The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe)

  • 'The Oval Portrait' [originally published as 'Life in Death], Edgar Allan Poe (1842) 

    • (1842, published under the original title, printed in Graham's Magazine)​

    • (1845, printed in The Broadway Journal)

  • 'The Pit and the Pendulum', Edgar Allan Poe (1843)

    • (1843, printed in The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present) ​

    • (1845, printed in The Broadway Journal

  • 'The Premature Burial', Edgar Allan Poe (1844, printed in The Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper)​​

  • 'The Tell-Tale Heart', Edgar Allan Poe (1843)

    • (1843, printed in The Pioneer)

    • (1845, printed in The Broadway Journal

  • 'The Vampyre', John Polidori (1819)
     

R

  • 'A Strange Christmas Game', Charlotte Riddell 

  • 'Nut Bush Farm', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories

  • 'The Old House in Vauxhall Walk', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories

  • 'Old Mrs. Jones', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories

  • 'The Open Door', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories

  • 'Sandy the Tinker', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories

  • 'Walnut-Tree House', Charlotte Riddell (1882, printed in Weird Stories)

  • 'The Man-Wolf', Leitch Ritchie (1831, printed in The Romance of History, France

  • 'The Anticipator', Morley Roberts (1896, printed in The Sketch on 13th May - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive

  • Varney, the Vampyre, James Malcolm Rymer (1845-46)
     

S

  • 'The Tapestried Chamber: or the Lady in the Sacque', Sir Walter Scott (1829, printed in The Keepsake)

  • ​​​'The White Dog'/'Белая собака'/'Собака', Fyodor Sologub (1903)

    • Original text in Russian by Fyodor Sologub (1903, printed in Noviy put'/Новый путь; 1909, printed in Kniga ocharovanii/Книга очарований; 1912 printed in Zemlia/Земля)

    • Translated into English by John Cournos (1915, printed in The Old House and Other Tales)

  • 'The Other Side: A Breton Legend', Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock (1893, printed in The Spirit Lamp

  • 'The True Story of a Vampire' [aka 'The Unhappy Vampire'], Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock (1894, printed in The Shadow of Death

  • 'Olalla', Robert Louis Stevenson (1885)

    • (1885, printed in The Court Society Review)

    • (1887, printed in The Merry Men and other Tales and Fables

  • 'The Christmas Shadrach', Frank R. Stockton (1891, printed in The Century Magazine)

  • 'The Burial of the Rats', Bram Stoker (1896)

    • (1896, printed in Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive: part 1, part 2)

    • (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • 'The Coming of Abel Behenna', Bram Stoker (1893)

    • (1893, printed in Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive: part 1, part 2)​

    • (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • 'Crooken Sands', Bram Stoker (1894)

    • (1894, printed in Holly Leaves the Christmas Number of The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News)​

    • (1914printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • Dracula, Bram Stoker (1897)

  • 'Dracula's Guest', Bram Stoker (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

  • 'A Dream of Red Hands', Bram Stoker (1894)

    • (1894, printed in The Sketch, illustrated - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive)​

    • (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • 'The Gipsy Prophecy', Bram Stoker (1885)​

    • (1885, printed in The Spirit of the Times)​

    • (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • 'The Judge's House', Bram Stoker (1891)

    • (1891, printed in Holly Leaves the Christmas Number of The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News)​

    • (1914printed in printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

  • The Lair of the White Worm, Bram Stoker (1911, illustrated)

  • 'The Secret of Growing Gold', Bram Stoker (1892)

    • (1892, printed in Black and White: A Weekly Illustrated Record and Review)

    • (1914, printed in printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

  • 'The Squaw', Bram Stoker (1893)

    • (1893, printed in Holly Leaves the Christmas Number of The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News)​

    • (1914, printed in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories)

  • 'An Unscientific Story', Louise J. Strong (1903, printed in The Cosmopolitan, illustrated) ​
     

V

  • 'The Wicked Editor's Christmas Dream', Alice Mary Vince (1893, printed in Tamworth Herald - this can be accessed via the British Newspaper Archive

W

  • 'The Canterville Ghost', Oscar Wilde (1887)

    • (1887, printed in The Court and Society Review)​

    • (1891, printed in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories)

  • 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime', Oscar Wilde (1887)

    • (1887, printed in The Court and Society Review)​

    • (1891, printed in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories)

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (1890)

    • (1890, printed in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine)​​

    • (1891, published in full) 

  • 'The Flowering of the Strange Orchid', H. G. Wells (1894)

    • (1894, printed in Pall Mall Budget)

    • (1895, printed in The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents; 1904 reprint of this publication)

  • The Island of Doctor Moreau, H. G. Wells (1896, New York reprint of the original London publication)

  • 'The Red Room', H. G. Wells (1896, printed in The Idler

  • The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells (1898)

  • 'A Mysterious Visitor', Ellen Wood (1857, printed in Bentley's Miscellany)

  • 'The Little Room', Madeline Yale Wynne (1895, printed in Harper's New Monthly Magazine)

  • 'The Sequel to the Little Room', Madeline Yale Wynne (1895, printed in The Little Room and Other Stories

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