Creeping Terror

Arrow: Horror & Supernatural Paperbacks 1959-79

Posts Tagged ‘Robert E. Howard’

Christine Campbell Thomson – More Not At Night (1961)

Posted by demonik on November 18, 2011

Christine Campbell Thomson (ed) – More Not At Night  (Arrow, 1961)


Blurb
EERIE! GHOULISH! HORRIFIC!

The famous NOT AT NIGHT stories sold over a quarter of a million copies – caused a quarter of a million shudders – in their original editions. In 1960 Arrow books issued a selection of these stories. They were an immediate success. So here is MORE NOT AT NIGHT to haunt your dreams. Bat-men, giant leeches, a thing from the sea, a man-eating prehistoric plant: read all about them in these pages. What was behind the door of the seven-locked room at Colfe Castle? What was wrong with room 317 at the Hoffman House Hotel?

WATCH OUT! THESE STORIES WILL MAKE YOU AFRAID!

see also the NOT AT NIGHT section on Vault forum

Posted in Anthology, Arrow, Christine Campbell Thomson | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Christine Campbell Thomson -More Not At Night (1963)

Posted by demonik on November 18, 2011

Christine Campbell Thomson (ed) – More Not At Night   (Arrow, 1963)

Harold Ward – The Closed Door
Mortimer Levitan – The Third Thumbprint
Romeo Poole – The Death Crescents Of Koti
Will Smith & R. J. Robbins – Swamp Horror
Oscar Cook – Golden Lilies
Jessie D. Kerruish – The Seven Locked Room
Loretta G. Burroughs – Creeping Fingers
Flavia Richardson – Out Of The Earth
B. W. Sliney – The Man Who Was Saved
Hester Holland – Dorner Cordainthus
Robert E. Howard – Rogues In The House
David H. Keller – The Thing In The Cellar
Oswell Blakeston – The Crack
Archie Binns – The Last Trip

Christine Campbell Thomson makes another selection from the world famous NOT AT NIGHT series that has sold a quarter of a million copies.

Bat-men, giant leeches, a thing from the sea, a man-eating prehistoric plant and more – to haunt the reader into the small hours

see also the NOT AT NIGHT section on Vault forum

Posted in Anthology, Arrow, Christine Campbell Thomson | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

August Derleth – Over The Edge

Posted by demonik on November 17, 2011

August Derleth (ed.) – Over The Edge   (Arrow, 1976, originally Arkham House, 1966, Gollancz, 1967)

 

Artist uncredited. Alun Hood?

William Hope Hodgson – The Crew Of The Lancing
H. R. Wakefield – The Last Meeting Of Two Old Friends
H. P. Lovecraft – The Shadow In The Attic
John Metcalfe – The Renegade
Clark Ashton Smith – Told In The Desert
Frank Belknap Long – When The Rains Came
Robert E. Howard – The Blue Flame Of Vengeance
Jesse Stuart – Crabgrass
Carl Jacobi – Kincaid’s Car
August Derleth – The Patchwork Quilt
Fritz Leiber – The Black Gondolier
J. Vernon Shea – The Old Lady’s Room
Joseph Payne Brennan – The North Knoll
Mary E. Counselman – The Huaco Of Senor Perez
David A. Johnstone – Mr. Alucard
John Pocsik – Casting The Stone
Michael Bailey – Aneaonoshian
J. Ramsey Campbell – The Stone On The Island

Blurb:
A lost ship manned by demons of the sea.
A mass murderer whose spirit returns to kill again.
A deadly Inca curse that spans the centuries.

Here are eighteen nightmarish tales by masters of the macabre, none of which have ever appeared in paperback before.

Tales of horror, madness and the supernatural.

Tales to drive you over the edge.

see also the Over the Edge thread on Vault of Evil Forum

Posted in Anthology, Arrow, August Derleth | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »