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From paradoxes and ghosts

Being like this, tough these fugacious stories were mine at the beggining, they do belong more to themselves now. Mazzaro, A.
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The Shadow over Whitechappel

A short homage to Jack the Ripper
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Transformation. By Mary Shelley

A macabre, sinister, and supernatural tale, Mary Shelley's Transformation is a masterpiece of Gothic writing.
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The Brazilian Cat

This is no ordinary cat, as you'll find out. Rather, it's a terrifically horrific cat, with an equally horrific owner.
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All The Lonely People

The Great Smog of ’52 lasted a grand total of five days. Everyone knows it affected London and its outlying suburbs, of course. Pea-soupers have been an old friend of the City of the Fog. But what fewer people know is that it affected the picturesque hamlet of St Fillians as well...in a more dangerous, sinister manner.
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The Invocation

A parapsychology student gets more than he bargained for when he attempts to contact the other side.
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The White Ship by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

A lighthouse keeper named Basil Elton engages upon a peculiar fantasy in which a bearded man piloting a mystical white ship is found sailing upon a bridge of moonlight. Elton joins the bearded man on this ship, and together they explore a mystical chain of islands unlike anything that can be found on Earth.
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The Tomb by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

"The Tomb" tells of Jervas Dudley, a self-confessed day-dreamer. While still a child, he discovers the entrance to a mausoleum, belonging to the family Hyde, whose nearby family mansion had burnt down many years previously. The entrance to the mausoleum is padlocked and slightly ajar...
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The Willows by Algernon Blackwood

Two friends are midway on a canoe trip down the Danube River. Throughout the story Blackwood personifies the surrounding environment—river, sun, wind—and imbues them with a powerful and ultimately threatening character. Most ominous are the masses of dense, desultory, menacing willows, which "moved of their own will as though alive, and they tou...
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Believe Now?

Some people will do anything for money.
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Lost Hearts

The tale tells the story of Stephen, a young orphan boy, who is sent to stay with his much older cousin at a remote country mansion. His cousin is a reclusive alchemist obsessed with making himself immortal. Stephen is repeatedly troubled by visions of a young gypsy girl and a traveling Italian boy with their hearts missing. By M.R. James
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The shadows on the wall

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (October 31, 1852 – March 13, 1930) was a prominent 19th century American author.
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Captain Murderer

The story is a horror and has gory parts in it. This Captain murderer has a sick and twisted mind that loves to marry innocent women and killing them to put in a pie. By Charles Dickens
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The Willows . By Algernon Blackwood

Non Verified story "The Willows" is a novella by English author Algernon Blackwood, originally published as part of his 1907 collection
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The Vampyre By John William Polidori

Non Verified story "The Vampyre" is a short work of prose fiction written in 1819 by John William Polidori
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The Terror of Blue John Gap. By Arthur Conan Doyle

Non Verified story The story comprises the adventures of a British doctor, recovering from tuberculosis, who goes to stay at a Derbyshire farm looking for rest and relaxation, becomes entrapped in a series of sinister events and is forced to uncover the mysteries surrounding "Blue John Gap" and the "Terror" that lurks within it.
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The New Catacomb. by Arthur Conan Doyle

Non Verified story The New Catacomb
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The Leather Funnel by Arthur Conan Doyle

Non Verified story The story was about a house guest – always a good set up – of an Englishman collector. The room where he was to spend the night was the library filled with musty-smelling books, and a fireplace with embers burning to a darkly glow.
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The Horror of the Heights. by Arthur Conan Doyle

Non Verified story "The Horror of the Heights" is a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle. It was first published in Strand Magazine in 1913.[
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The best ghost stories

Non Verified story By: Various Authors
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SHRED

Non Verified story Local Mountain Rescue Chief, Hamar Baltzersen and his team are called out to attend a SnoKiting group that has ventured too far off-piste. The recovery seems to go smoothly enough until Hamar uncovers evidence that anyone within the Geilo mountain range will have to brave a lot more than the elements to survive Ski Season.
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The Monkey's Paw pt 2

Non Verified story This is a continue off the original Monkey's paw
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The White People

Non Verified story By Arthur Machen
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The Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce

Non Verified story This engrossing tale presents as its central theme the ultimately unknowable – and untameable – essence of nature and the natural world. Told from several different perspectives, the story focuses on a freak fatal accident that is written off as a wild animal attack. But does that description get at the truth of the matter? At least one witness ...
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Medusa's Coil by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Non Verified story "Medusa's Coil" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop. It was first published in Weird Tales magazine in January 1939, two years after Lovecraft's death.
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The Demon Spell by Hume Nisbet

Non Verified story The Demon Spell was written in the year 1894 by Hume Nisbet.
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The Power of Darkness by Edith Nesbit

Non Verified story The figure of my wife came in... it came straight towards the bed... its wide eyes were open and looked at me with love unspeakable'Edith Nesbit, best known as the author of The Railway Children and other children's classics, was also the mistress of the ghost story and tales of terror. She was able to create genuinely chilling narratives in wh...
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A Dream of Red Hands by Bram Stoker

Non Verified story Abraham "Bram" Stoker was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.
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