The Twelve Deaths of Christmas Twelve Christmas-themed deaths because it’s the hap-hapless-est time of the year!
A Christmas Ghost Story – The Crown Derby Plate Revive the tradition of the Christmas ghost story with “The Crown Derby Plate,” by Marjorie Bowen.
The Groaning Thanksgiving Board. There is much to groan about in this collection of toxic Thanksgiving foodstuffs.
A Casket 300 Feet Long A casket 300 feet long would be required to bring back the remains of all the US soldiers who died in the Great War in France.
Cremated Alive We fire up the retort as we look at the third of a terrifying triumvirate of Victorian death-fears: being embalmed alive, dissected alive, and cremated alive.
The Haunted Cab The London cab haunted by the bloody, cut-throat ghost of a suicide.
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 Waxen Effigy of a Child The horribly realistic waxen effigy of a child, created to commemorate a murder.
Posing the Corpse Posing the corpse so the corpse can join in the fun of the wake or have a drink or accuse a malefactor or, simply as a joke.