Free horror Kindle books for 19 Sep 18

Nyarlathotep

by H.P. Lovecraft

Presents horror legend HP Lovecraft’s short prose piece Nyarlathotep. This book presents Lovecraft’s original poem in its entirety and also features a visual interpretation.



The Shunned House

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Shunned House” is a horror fiction novelette by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written on October 16-19, 1924. It was first published in the October 1937 issue of Weird Tales.
The Shunned House of the title is based on an actual house in Providence, Rhode Island, built around 1763 and still standing at 135 Benefit Street. Lovecraft was familiar with the house because his aunt Lillian Clark lived there in 1919-20 as a companion to Mrs. H. C. Babbit. However, it was another house in Elizabeth, New Jersey that actually compelled Lovecraft to write the story.



The Allowable Rhyme

by H.P. Lovecraft

A short essay about poetry, verses and metrics by the master of horror fiction H.P. Lovecraft first published in 1915.



Loss of Breath

by Edgar Allan Poe

“Loss of Breath” is a horror short story by Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). It was first published in 1832.



The Man

by Bram Stoker

The Man is a 1905 Victorian novel by Bram Stoker, best known for Dracula.[1] A typical Gothic novel, it features horror and romance. The Man has also been published as The Gates of Life.



The Book

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Book” is an unfinished short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, believed to have been written in late 1933. It was first published in the journal Leaves in 1938, after Lovecraft’s death.

In the story fragment, the narrator is given an ancient book by a strange bookseller, and when he takes it home and examines it, weird and sinister events ensue.



Cool Air

by H.P. Lovecraft

“Cool Air” is a short story by the American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in March 1926 and published in the March 1928 issue of Tales of Magic and Mystery.
The narrator offers a story to explain why a “draught of cool air” is the most detestable thing to him. His tale begins in the spring of 1923, when he was looking for housing in New York City. He finally settles in a converted brownstone on West Fourteenth Street. Investigating a chemical leak from the floor above, he discovers that the inhabitant directly overhead is a strange, old, and reclusive physician. One day the narrator suffers a heart attack, and remembering that a doctor lives overhead, he climbs the stairs and meets Dr. Muñoz for the first time.



The Outsider

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Outsider” is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926. In this work, a mysterious man who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search of human contact and light. “The Outsider” is one of Lovecraft’s most commonly reprinted works and is also one of the most popular stories ever to be published in Weird Tales.
“The Outsider” combines Horror, Fantasy, and Gothic Fiction to create a nightmarish story, containing themes of loneliness, the abhuman, and the afterlife.



The Moon Bog

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Moon-Bog” is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in or before March 1921. The story was first published in the June 1926 issue of the pulp magazine Weird Tales.
In the story, the unnamed narrator describes the final fate of his good friend, Denys Barry, an Irish-American who reclaims an ancestral estate in Kilderry, a fictional village in Ireland. Barry ignores pleas from the superstitious local peasantry not to drain the nearby bog, with unfortunate supernatural consequences.



The Descendant

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Descendant” is a story fragment by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, believed to have been written in 1927.[1] It was first published in the journal Leaves in 1938, after Lovecraft’s death.



The Unnamable

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Unnamable” is a horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was written in September 1923, first published in the July 1925 issue of Weird Tales, and first collected in Beyond the Wall of Sleep.
Carter, a weird fiction writer, who is likely the Randolph Carter who features in some of Lovecraft’s other tales such as The Statement of Randolph Carter, meets with his close friend, Joel Manton, in a cemetery near an old, dilapidated house on Meadow Hill in the town of Arkham, Massachusetts. As the two sit upon a weathered tomb, Carter tells Manton the tale of an indescribable entity that allegedly haunts the house and surrounding area. He contends that because such an entity cannot be perceived by the five senses, it becomes impossible to quantify and accurately describe, thus earning itself the term unnamable.



The Street

by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Street” is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in late 1919 and first published in the December 1920 issue of the Wolverine amateur journal.
The story traces the history of the eponymous street in a New England city, presumably Boston, from its first beginnings as a path in colonial times to a quasi-supernatural occurrence in the years immediately following World War I.



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