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The Best Werewolf Short Stories 1800-1849

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The Best Werewolf Short Stories 1800-1849 by Andrew Barger Book Resume:

Transformation of the werewolf in literature made its greatest strides in the 19th century when the shape-shifting monster leapt from poetry to the short story. It happened when this shorter form of literature was morphing into darker shapes thanks in no small part to Edgar Allan Poe, Honore de Balzac, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Prosper Merimee, James Hogg, and so many others in Europe and the United States.The fifty year period between 1800 and 1849 is truly the cradle of all werewolf short stories. For the first time in one anthology, Andrew Barger has compiled the best werewolf stories from this period. The stories are "Hugues the Wer-Wolf: A Kentish Legend of the Middle Ages," "The Man-Wolf," "A Story of a Weir-Wolf," "The Wehr-Wolf: A Legend of the Limousin," and "The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains." It is believed that two of these fine stories have never been republished in over one hundred and fifty years since their original printing. Read "The Best Werewolf Short Stories 1800-1849" tonight, just make sure it is not by the light of a full moon "

Best Horror Short Stories 1850-1899

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Best Horror Short Stories 1850-1899 by Bram Stoker,W. C. Morrow,Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,Arthur Machen,H. G. Wells,Fitz James O'Brien,Joseph Le Fanu,Basil Tozer,Charlotte Perkins Gilman Book Resume:

The best horror short stories from the last half of the 19th century are combined for the first time by Andrew Barger, award-winning author and editor of 6a66le: Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849. Andrew has meticulously researched the finest Victorian horror short stories and combined them into one undeniable collection. He has added his familiar scholarly touch by annotating the stories, providing story background information, author photos and a list of horror stories considered. Historic Horror. The best horror short stories from the last half of the 19th century include nightmare tales by Bram Stoker, Arthur Conan Doyle, Joseph Le Fanu, W. C. Morrow, H. G. Wells, Arthur Machen, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and other early founders of the horror tale. A Terror Tour Guide (2016) by Andrew Barger (A leading voice in the gothic literature space, Andrew sets the stage for this anthology of nightmares.)The Pioneers of Pike’s Peak (1897) by Basil Tozer (Hoards of giant spiders on a Colorado mountain. What could go wrong?)Lot No. 249 (1892) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Perhaps the premier mummy horror story ever recorded from the master that is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is measured out to its climatic ending.)The Yellow Wallpaper (1892) by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Explore the depths of insanity.)Green Tea (1871) by Joseph Le Fanu (One of the most haunting horror stories by the Irish master.)What Was It? (1859) by Fitz James O’Brien (Sometimes the worst horror is one you can't see.)Pollock and the Porroh Man (1897) by H. G. Wells (Wells takes us deep into the jungle and its wrought supernatural horror.)The Spider of Guyana (1857) by Erckmann-Chatrian (The first giant spider horror story is one of its best.)The Squaw (1893) by Bram Stoker (The author of Dracula never disappoints.)The Great God Pan (1894) by Arthur Machen (Mythic horror that gained much praise from H. P. Lovecraft.)His Unconquerable Enemy (1889) by W. C. Morrow (A fiendish tale of torture sees Morrow at his best.)Horror Short Stories Considered (Andrew concludes the horror anthology by listing every horror short story he read to pick the very best.) Read the premier horror anthology for the last half of the nineteenth century tonight! “But it now struck me for the first time that there must be one great and ruling embodiment of fear, a King of Terrors to which all others must succumb.” 1859 “What Was It?” Fitz James O’Brien

Middle Unearthed: The Best Fantasy Short Stories 1800-1849

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Middle Unearthed: The Best Fantasy Short Stories 1800-1849 by Charles Dickens,Washington Irving,Mary Shelley,John MacKay Wilson,Elizabeth Ellet Book Resume:

Before there were lovable hobbits and Game of Thrones and kid wizards named Harry Potter, there were the 10 best fantasy short stories published in English during the first half of the nineteenth century. These excellent stories have been uncovered by Andrew Barger, awarding winning editor of 6a66le: The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849 and BlooDeath: The Best Vampire Short Stories 1800-1849. In old magazines and forgotten journals, Andrew read well over 100 fantasy short stories and settled on the very best for this fantasy anthology. He provides a list, at the back of the collection, of the stories considered along with the author and year of publication. Andrew further includes background introductions to each story and author photos, where available. But his treatment of some of the earliest stories in the genre gets even better with annotations of the stories, which allow readers to peek behind the stories. Middle Unearthed, an Introduction — Andrew Barger 1836 “The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton” — Charles Dickens 1839 “The Kelpie Rock” — Joseph Holt Ingraham 1831 “Transformation” — Mary Shelley 1819 “Rip Van Winkle” — Washington Irving 1824 “Lilian of the Vale” — George Darley 1835 “The Doom of Soulis” — John MacKay Wilson 1827 “The Dwarf Nose” — Wilhelm Hauff 1829 “Seddik Ben Saad the Magician” — D.C. 1845 “The Witch Caprusche” — Elizabeth F. Ellet 1837 “The Pale Lady” — George Soane Fantasy Short Stories Andrew Considered Take a wondrous journey into the early unknown and read the 10 best fantasy stories from 1800-1849 today.

The Best Ghost Stories 1800-1849

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The Best Ghost Stories 1800-1849 by Edgar Allan Poe,Washington Irving,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Sir Walter Scott,Wilhelm Hauff,Joseph Sheridan le Fanu Book Resume:

Ghost stories became very popular in the first half of the 19th century and this collection by Andrew Barger contains the very scariest of them all. Some stories thought too horrific were published anonymously like "A Night in a Haunted House" and "The Deaf and Dumb Girl." The later story is collected for the first time in any anthology since its original publication in 1839. The other ghost stories in this fine collection are by famous authors. "The Mask of the Red Death," by Edgar Allan Poe; "A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family," by Joseph Sheridan le Fanu; "The Spectral Ship," by Wilhelm Hauff; "The Old Maid in the Winding Sheet," by Nathaniel Hawthorne; "The Adventure of the German Student," and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," by Washington Irving; as well as "The Tapestried Chamber," by Sir Walter Scott. As he has done with a number of other books, Andrew Barger has added his scholarly touch to this collection by including story backgrounds, annotations, author photos and a foreword titled "All Ghosts Are Gray." Buy the book today and be ready to be scared reading the best ghost stories of the first half of the 19th century.

The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849

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The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849 by Edgar Allan Poe,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Samuel Warren,Wilhelm Hauff,Ernst Hoffmann,Honore de Balzac,Charles Dickens Book Resume:

This book was a finalist in the USA Book Awards anthology category. Thanks to Edgar Allan Poe, Honore de Balzac, Nathaniel Hawthorne and others, the half century from 1800-1849 is the cradle of all modern horror short stories. Andrew Barger, the editor of this book as well as "Edgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems," read over 300 horror short stories to compile the 12 best. At the back of the book he includes a list of all horror short stories he considered along with their dates of publication and author, when available. He even includes background for each of the stories, author photos and annotations for difficult terminology. A number of the stories were published in leading periodicals of the day such as Blackwood's and Atkinson's Casket. Read The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849 today!

Edgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems

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Edgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe Book Resume:

This annotated and illustrated edition of the entire stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe brings the author to life as never before. Photographs of Poe's many loves and the literary figures he satired in his stories are included.

The Best Vampire Stories 1800-1849

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The Best Vampire Stories 1800-1849 by Joseph Le Fanu,John Polidori,Alexander Dumas,Robert Sands,Arthur Young,Theophile Gautier,Ernst Raupach Book Resume:

In this International Book Awards anthology finalist, the best vampire short stories from the first half of the 19th century are unearthed from long forgotten journals and magazines. They are collected for the first time in this groundbreaking book on the origins of vampire lore. Watch the book trailer: www.AndrewBarger.com/bestvampirestories1800.html The cradle of all vampire short stories in the English language is the first half of the 19th century. Andrew Barger combed forgotten journals and mysterious texts to collect the very best vintage vampire stories from this crucial period in vampire literature. In doing so, Andrew found the second and third vampire stories originally published in the English language, neither printed since their first publication nearly 200 years ago. Also included is the first vampire story originally written in English by John Polidori after a dare with Lord Byron and Mary Shelley. The book contains the first vampire story by an American who was a graduate of Columbia Law School. The book further includes the first vampire stories by an Englishman and German, including the only vampire stories by such renowned authors as Alexander Dumas, Théophile Gautier and Joseph le Fanu. As readers have come to expect from Andrew, he has added his scholarly touch to this collection by including story backgrounds, author photos and a foreword titled "With Teeth." The ground-breaking stories are: 1819 The Vampyre - John Polidori (1795-1821) 1823 Wake Not the Dead - Ernst Raupach 1848 The Vampire of the Carpathian Mountains - Alexander Dumas (1802-1870) 1839 Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter - Joseph Sheridan le Fanu (1814-1873) 1826 Pepopukin in Corsica - Arthur Young (1741-1820) 1819 The Black Vampyre: A Legend of Saint Domingo - Robert Sands (1799-1832) 1836 Clarimonde - Théophile Gautier (1811-1872)

Best Ghost Short Stories 1850-1899

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Best Ghost Short Stories 1850-1899 by Charles Dickens,Bram Stoker,M.R. James,Joseph Le Fanu,Francis Marion Crawford,Elizabeth Nesbit Book Resume:

Best Ghost Short Stories 1850-1899: A Phantasmal Ghost Anthology contains the best ghost stories from the last half of the 19th century. It includes shocking tales from popular American and Victorian authors including: Bram Stoker, M. R. James, Joseph Le Fanu, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Nesbit, and Francis Marion Crawford. Andrew Barger, award-winning author and editor of Phantasmal: Best Ghost Short Stories 1800-1849, Best Horror Short Stories 1850-1899, and The Divine Dantes trilogy, has now researched the finest ghost stories for the last half of the nineteenth century and combined them in one haunting collection. He has added his familiar scholarly touch by annotating the stories, providing story background information, author photos and a list of ghost stories considered to settle on the most frightening and well-written tales. Victorians: Victors of the Ghost Story (2016) by Andrew Barger - Andrew sets the stage for this haunting ghost anthology. The Upper Berth (1886) by Francis Marion Crawford - You will never think of cruising on a ship the same way after reading "The Upper Berth". In Kropfsberg Keep (1895) by Ralph Adams Cram - A gothic setting yields a nightmare for a couple of "ghost hunters". Lost Hearts (1895) by M. R. James - This early M. R. James classic ghost story is one of his best. The Familiar (1872) by Joseph Le Fanu - Ever feel like you are being watched? The Haunted Organist of Hurly Burly (1886) by Rosa Mulholland - You will never view an organ the same way again. No. 1 Branch Line: The Signal Man (1865) by Charles Dickens - Are the nervous habits of a train tracks operator all in his mind? Hurst of Hurstcote (1893) by Edith Nesbit - A moldering house and--of course--ghosts. The Judge’s House (1891) by Bram Stoker - The author of Dracula never disappoints. The Yellow Sign (1895) by Robert Chambers - A painter sees someone watching him from a busy New York street. The Haunted and the Haunters (1859) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton - The oldest and most haunting ghost short story in the anthology. I am deeply and horribly convinced, that there does exist beyond this a spiritual world—a system whose workings are generally in mercy hidden from us—a system which may be, and which is sometimes, partially and terribly revealed. “The Familiar” 1872 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Mesaerion

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Mesaerion by Edgar Allan Poe,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Lydia Child,Thomas Charles Morgan,Percival Leigh,William Mudford,Frederick Marryat Book Resume:

Andrew Barger, award-winning author and engineer, has extensively researched forgotten journals and magazines of the early 19th century to locate groundbreaking science fiction short stories in the English language. In doing so, he found what is possibly the first science fiction story by a female (and it is not from Mary Shelley). Andrew located the first steampunk short story, which has not been republished since 1844. There is the first voyage to the moon in a balloon, republished for the first time since 1820 that further tells of a darkness machine and a lunarian named Zuloc. Other sci-stories include the first robotic insect and an electricity gun. Once again, Andrew has searched old texts to find the very best science fiction stories from the period when the genre automated to life, some of the stories are published for the first time in nearly 200 years. Read these fantastic sci-fi short stories today! OUR OWN COUNTRY So mechanical has the age become, that men seriously talk of flying machines, to go by steam,--not your air-balloons, but real Daedalian wings, made of wood and joints, nailed to your shoulder,--not wings of feathers and wax like the wings of Icarus, who fell into the Cretan sea, but real, solid, substantial, rock-maple wings with wrought-iron hinges, and huge concavities, to propel us through the air. Knickerbocker Magazine, May 1835

Edgar Allan Poe's Annotated Short Stories

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Edgar Allan Poe's Annotated Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe Book Resume:

Here in one compilation are background information for Edgar Allan Poe's short stories, annotations, foreign word translations, illustrations, and photographs of individuals Poe wrote about. Consider this sampling of the great tales included: The Black Cat, [The Bloodhounds], The Cask of Amontillado, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Gold-Bug, The Masque of the Red Death, Morning on the Wissahiccon, MS. Found in a Bottle, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Oblong Box, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, The Purloined Letter, [The Rats of Park Theatre], Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison House, Some Words with a Mummy, The Swiss Bell-Ringers, The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, The Tell-Tale Heart, and Thou Art the Man. "Edgar Allan Poe's Annotated Short Stories" also contains a great foreword by Andrew Barger. Join the Poe revolution today!

Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated

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Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated by Leo Tolstoy Book Resume:

After reading War & Peace, Fyodor Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with all the war, adventure, comedy, religion, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated," has gathered the very best of Tolstoy's novellas into one remarkable collection that includes hundreds of annotations of difficult Russian terms and sheds light on historic figures mentioned in the stories. But there is much more to this anthology. Andrew has included a short biography on Tolstoy and a chronology of his life and publications. Read these fascinating novellas today: 1) The Invaders - A Russian team moves against Shamyl and his Islamic army in the Caucasus, which is based on Tolstoy's military experiences in the 1850s. 2) The Death of Ivan Ilyich - When a man who has done good his entire life is stricken with an illness, it makes him question everything. 3) Two Hussars - When a hell-raiser takes lodging in a small Russian city, debauchery is inevitable but will it be matched years later by his son? 4) Father Sergius - The taboo subject of a priest being subjected to physical temptation is explored in one of Tolstoy's most scandalous stories. 5) Master & Man - By the end of this snowstorm adventure, you will be asking yourself, Who is the master and who is the servant? What do some of the world's greatest literary minds have to say about the works of Tolstoy: A second Shakespeare. Gustave Flaubert No English novelist is as great as Tolstoy. E.M. Forster The greatest Russian writer of prose fiction. Vladimir Nabokov The greatest of all novelists. Virginia Woolf Read the shorter novels of Leo Tolstoy today: http://www.AndrewBarger.com

Silver Bullets

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Silver Bullets by DOBSON Book Resume:

Of the monsters that stalked the pages of 19th- and early 20th-century fiction, the werewolf has continued to represent the beast lurking underneath the veneer of human civilization to this day, a composite creature which is all too easily released and, once at large, difficult to constrain. From one of the very first werewolf stories appearing in Britain to a tale published after World War I, this collection brings together the greatest werewolf fiction from a period stretching to nearly a century, uniting figures as diverse as Hans Christian Andersen, Rudyard Kipling, and the Suffragette writer Clemence Housman.

Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated

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Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated by Leo Tolstoy Book Resume:

"Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot of Russia and its people in the late nineteenth century. A fine introduction is given by Andrew Barger. Annotations are included of difficult Russian terms. There is also a Tolstoy biography at the start of the book with photos of Tolstoy's relatives. The stories include: A Candle, After the Dance, Albert, Alyosha the Pot, An Old Acquaintance, Does a Man Need Much Land?, If You Neglect the Fire You Don't Put It Out, Khodinka: An Incident of the Coronation of Nicholas II, Lucerne, Memoirs of a Lunatic, My Dream, Recollections of a Scorer, The Empty Drum, The Long Exile, The Posthumous Papers of the Hermit Fedor Kusmich, The Young Tsar, There Are No Guilty People, Three Deaths, Two Old Men, and What Men Live By. Read the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy Today!

Terrifying Transformations

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Terrifying Transformations by Alexis Easley,Bram Stoker,Arthur Conan Doyle,Shannon Frances Scott,Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

"Fifteen chilling stories of lycanthropy and murder written from 1838 to 1896, many of them reprinted here for the first time. This edition includes a new introduction, notes, and numerous rare Victorian werewolf illustrations"--P. [4] of cover.

The Literary Werewolf

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The Literary Werewolf by Charlotte F. Otten Book Resume:

A werewolf anthology that covers new terrain. Its stories span centuries. Its storytellers, from Stephen King to Saki, de Maupassant to Kipling, Seabury Quinn to Ovid, are eclectic. Its premise delves deep into its subject.

Primal Needs

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Primal Needs by Susan Sizemore Book Resume:

In New York Times bestselling author Susan Sizemore's sizzling new novel, a warrior werewolf and a beautiful vampire discover a passion that breaks every rule.... Sidonie Wolf never wanted the traditional life of a female vampire -- with her favors fought over by powerful Prime males -- but she must accept her duty to her kind, even if she's already given her heart to a werewolf she can never have. Erasing Joe Bleythin's memories of their blistering affair was necessary to keep him safe, but he sees her betrayal as unforgivable. So Sid's new assignment to work with Joe to track down supernatural terrorists is sheer torture...a shockingly delicious torture. Joe can't believe his new role with an elite military team known as the Dark Angels has drawn him into an uneasy alliance with the woman who deceived him. Ignoring Sid, even hating her, should be easy. Instead, he wants her more fiercely than ever. Now, partnered with Sid on a dangerous mission, he'll discover just how deep desire can be -- and just how far he'll go to keep her....

The Malleus Maleficarum

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The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer,James Sprenger Book Resume:

"A handbook for hunting and punishing witches to assist the Inquisition and Church in exterminating undesirables. Mostly a compilation of superstition and folklore, the book was taken very seriously at the time it was written in the 15th century and became a kind of spiritual law book used by judges to determine the guilt of the accused"--From publisher description.

Mailboxes - Mansions - Memphistopheles

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Mailboxes - Mansions - Memphistopheles by Andrew Barger Book Resume:

MAILBOXES - MANSIONS - MEMPHISTOPHELES is the first short story collection by Andrew Barger, award winning author of COFFEE WITH POE: A NOVEL OF EDGAR ALLAN POE'S LIFE and THE BEST HORROR SHORT STORIES 1800-1849: A CLASSIC HORROR ANTHOLOGY. In the collection Andrew unleashes a blend of character-driven dark tales, which are sure to be remembered. In "Azra'eil & Fudgie" a little girl visits a team of marines in Afghanistan and they quickly learn she is more than she seems. "The Mailbox War" is a deadly tale of a weekend hobby taken to extremes while "The Brownie of the Alabaster Mansion" sees a Scottish monster of antiquity brought back to life. "Memphistopheles" contains a tale of the devil, Memphis, barbeque and a wannabe poet. "The Serpent and the Sepulcher" is a prose poem that will be cherished by all who experience it. "The Gebult Mansion" recounts a literary hoax played by Andrew on his unsuspecting social networking friends that involves a female vampire. Last, "Stain" is an unforgettable horror story that is uniquely presented backwards or forwards. Experience these memorable stories tonight!

The Dunfield Terror

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The Dunfield Terror by William Meikle Book Resume:

It starts with a strange glowing fog that arrives at the height of a snowstorm. A terror from the past has returned, bringing with it death and destruction that threatens to overrun the town. The old stories tell of a post-war experiment gone wrong, one that opened the way for the fog—or whatever was behind it—to begin its reign of terror. A small team of workmen are the last hope to keep their town alive through the long, storm-filled night. But the many horrors that await them are beyond anyone’s worst nightmares.