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34 minutes | 22 days ago
133 The Occupant of the Room by Algernon Blackwood
A man arrives at his holiday destination to find there are no rooms available. However a woman who occupied one of the rooms went climbing in the near by mountains and has not returned and he spends the night in her room, and strange things begin to happen. Also a chilling listener nightmare. About 32 minutes
13 minutes | a month ago
132 The Hidden Beast by J.D. Beresford
In this story a strange old man hides a beast in his home and the people in the village are nervous. Plus equipment problems cause delays and I get sick but recover quickly. About 14 minutes.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
131 The Flowering of the Strange Orchid by H.G. Wells
In this story a man buys an Orchid but this is no ordinary Orchid and things get ugly and bloody. A listener letter, and voices in my head. About 30 minutes
29 minutes | 3 months ago
130 Hall of Mirrors by Fredric Brown
In this story a man finds himself 50 years into the future and finds letter for him that was written by him leaving him with a disturbing decision to make. Plus a creepy Listener Nightmare About 30 minutes.
30 minutes | 3 months ago
129 The Toll House by W.W. Jacobs
In this story 4 men agree to spend the night in a haunted house and what happens is scary and deadly. About 30 minutes.
23 minutes | 4 months ago
The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft
Our feature story was written in 1921 and published in Weird Tales magazine in April 1926. In this story a human like creature has been living in a dark castle his whole life and seeks light and other humans like he has read about. His perilous escape from the castle, frees him into the real world he has never seen before and the results are horrifying.
32 minutes | 4 months ago
127 A Tropical Horror By William Hope Hodgson
In our feature story for this episode a Ship is attacked by a sea monster that consumes everything on board. About 33 Minutes
47 minutes | 5 months ago
126 The Enemy Of All The World by Jack London
The story on this episode is scary in that a man discovers a way to make guns fire remotely and goes on a terror destroying anything containing gun powder. Murders people with their own guns. Seeking revenge for a life of misery he blows up Ships and Forts and much more. Could this happen with todays technology ? About 45 minutes. Originally published in 1909.
18 minutes | 5 months ago
125 The Boarded Window by Ambrose Bierce
This story is about a man who lives in the forest in a small cabin with one window boarded up and the gruesome tale of that window. Plus a terrifying nightmare I had recently. About 17 minutes.
17 minutes | 6 months ago
124 The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant
In this story a gruesome tale of revenge. A woman seeks retribution for the murder of her Son. She trains a dog to become a ferocious beast in order to achieve her vengeance . About 17 minutes
12 minutes | 6 months ago
123 The Nameless Thing by Richard Stettenbenz
A listener submitted story. In this story a young girl is haunted by an apparition that reminds her of a tragic event. About 10 minutes.
37 minutes | 6 months ago
122 The Mezzotint by M.R. James
In this story a strange painting changes and shows a crime. I hope you enjoy The Mezzotint by M.R. James. Horror word of the day Baleful. About 35 minutes.
21 minutes | 7 months ago
121 The Coffin Merchant by Richard Middleton
A man is offered a coffin but he doesn’t think he needs one, he has no one to bury,... but himself I hope you enjoy the Coffin Merchant by Richard Middleton About 20 minutes
54 minutes | 8 months ago
120 Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe
In this story a man falls in love with a wonderful woman who dies, he then remarries, but things don’t go well. About 54 minutes. This story contains the use of Opium. I do not encourage its use.
24 minutes | 8 months ago
119 The Man of Science by Jerome K Jerome
On this episode a man is wronged by another man and seeks revenge, but dies. Do you believe someone can come back from the dead and seek revenge. I hope you enjoy The Man of Science by Jerome K Jerome. About 26 minutes
39 minutes | 9 months ago
118 Gismondi's Wage by Rafael Sabatini
Our feature story is about murder, espionage gone bad and death. I hope you enjoy Gismondi’s Wage by Rafael Sabatini About 43 minutes.
45 minutes | 9 months ago
117 The Vacant Lot by Mary E Wilkins Freeman
In this story a family buys a house that was priced at a real bargain but this house causes a great deal of agony. About 45 minutes
20 minutes | 10 months ago
116 Entrance and Exit by Algernon Blackwood
In this story a man disappears and his cries for help can be heard, but he cannot be found, and an out of body experience , sort of, and I'm so ugly I'm told to go into hiding for valentines day. About 20 minutes.
33 minutes | 10 months ago
115 The Facts in the Ratcliff Case by Edward Page Mitchell
In this story a Doctor meets a young girl who's magical eyes place him in a trance he cannot escape. Plus a Big Fat Lie. About 36 minutes.
16 minutes | a year ago
Polaris by H.P. Lovecraft
A bad dream a really bad dream. Have you had a bad dream ? Send it to Myhorribledream@gmail.com to be read on the show.
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