Strange Deaths

The Groaning Thanksgiving Board

The Groaning Thanksgiving Board. There is much to groan about in this collection of toxic Thanksgiving foodstuffs.

The Death of the Queen of Bohemia

The Death of the Queen of Bohemia Writer Zoe Anderson Norris, the Queen of Bohemia, is warned by the ghost of her mother that she is next to follow her in death.

A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities

A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities such as Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s death-car, a deadly opal ring, and a drunkard’s chair.

The Wild Cat’s Portrait

The Wild Cat’s Portrait The eyes of a life-sized wild cat portrait brought destruction to the drawing’s owners. A tale of a haunted drawing.

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.

Dead as a Doornail – The Carpenter of Doom

Dead as a Doornail -The Carpenter of Doom Over the space of a lifetime, a man was haunted by recurring visits from a mysterious carpenter, whose presence meant death.

Called by the Dead

Called by the Dead The living are called by the dead to join them, even if it means committing suicide. The dead can be so demanding…

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.

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