Posts tagged
‘Elliott O’Donnell’

Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard

Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard Man-sized in Maggot. A Yorkshire postman is confronted with a human-sized maggot haunting a churchyard and spreading disease to the neighborhood.

A Prolonged Wail of Horror: A Banshee in England

As a rule, however, the Banshee is not seen, it is only heard, and it announces its advent in a variety of ways; sometimes by groaning, sometimes by wailing, and sometimes by uttering the most blood-curdling of screams, which I can only liken to the screams a woman might make if she were being done to death in a very cruel and violent manner….

“A Mass of Fetid Jelly:” The Ghost of a Germ

“A Mass of Fetid Jelly:” The Ghost of a Germ: The first in a series of Things That Scare Us begins with a bizarre story about the fear of disease and of fungoid things with invisible tentacles. Elementals may also enter into it.

The Featureless Horror, the Skeleton Driver, and a Faceless Hitchhiker

he Featureless Horror, the Skeleton Driver, and a Faceless Hitchhiker A faceless hitchhiker, a featureless creature, and a phantom automobile with a skeletal driver–more sinister road ghosts.

Headless in Hyde Park: Tales of phantom heads

Headless in Hyde Park: Tales of phantom heads A collection of stories of ghostly, disembodied heads, mostly malevolent and usually in a state of vilest decomposition.