Grim and Grewsome

The Image on the Retina

The Image on the Retina A fictional treatment of the theory of optography in which a young man photographs an image on the retina of his murdered sweetheart, which leads him to the killer.

An Overwhelming Odour of Corruption

An Overwhelming Odour of Corruption was the main feature of the haunting of “Holly Cottage” The stench of corruption, flabby hands, spitting in the dark, and the sound of a coffin being moved. No wonder the rent was so low.

The Fatal Glass of Beer

The Fatal Glass of Beer Mrs Hubbard was mysteriously poisoned by a fatal glass of beer. In the aptly named Brooklyn neighborhood of Gravesend, a railroad flagman has an unexpected encounter with the dead woman.

The Spirit of Mary Surratt

The Spirit of Mary Surratt The spirit of Mary Surratt is believed to haunt her old boarding house and was said to have returned to write a bitter message during an 1890s séance slate-writing session.

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