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Short Stories

Short Stories of horror, murder, mystery and science fiction. Listen to tales of the macabre, mysterious and paranormal. Experience discomposure and dread. Featuring stories by Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, H.G. Wells, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and others. Read by Robert Crandall.

146 The Tomb by H.P. Lovecraft

Classic Lovecraft a boy is obsessed with a tomb. A listener e-mail and The Horror word of the day. About 35 minutes. 

Buggam Grange by Stephen Leacock

In this story a man agrees to spend the night in a haunted house. Plus a true story of horror sent in by a listener. All rights reserved.

141 The Other Bed by E.F. Benson

In this story a man goes on vacation and the only room available in the Hotel is one with two beds. You’ll never look at any bed the same way again. About 35 minutes.  All rights reserved

139 The Trial for Murder by Charles Dickens

GRUESOM ALERT Some portions of this episode may be unsuitable for young children.  In this story the ghost of a murder victim appears at the trial of the murderer, making the jury, the judge and attorneys act strange. Also a short fiction story about b…

137 Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe dreaded being alone wrote this poem. Also a gruesome nightmare. About 8 minutes. Please share with a friend. All rights reserved.