The Second Ghost Story Megapack: 25 Classic Ghost Stories

Hours of serious examining wait for, with ghostly stories from a number of the nineteenth and twentieth century's most famed authors.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be certainly one of our preferred endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as rates to our mailing list!) One query we hold getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a bunch attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “The Signal-Man,” by way of Charles Dickens
• “The Soul of the good Bell,” by way of Lafcadio Hearn
• “Present at a Hanging,” via Ambrose Bierce
• “Canon Alberic’s Scrap-Book,” via M. R. James
• “The Mass of Shadows,” through Anatole France
• “The guy Who Went Too Far,” by way of E.F. Benson
• “The factor at Nolan,” via Ambrose Bierce
• “The Phantom ’Rickshaw,” by means of Rudyard Kipling
• “The Rival Ghosts,” through Brander Matthews
• “The Interval,” by way of Vincent O’Sullivan
• “A Ghost,” through man De Maupassant
• “A chilly Greeting,” through Ambrose Bierce
• “The flip of the Screw,” by means of Henry James
• “The Shadows at the Wall,” through Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
• “The Messenger,” via Robert W. Chambers
• “The Beast with 5 Fingers,” through W. F. Harvey
• “What was once It?,” via Fitz-James O’Brien
• “The Shell of Sense,” by means of Olivia Howard Dunbar
• “The lady at Seven Brothers,” via Wilbur Daniel Steele
• “At the Gate,” via Myla Jo Closser
• “Ligeia,” by means of Edgar Allan Poe
• “The Haunted Orchard,” by means of Richard Le Gallienne
• “Kerfol,” by way of Edith Wharton
• “The Wind within the Rose-Bush,” via Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
• “The tale of Ming-y,” via Lafcadio Hearn

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