The Second Ghost Story Megapack: 25 Classic Ghost Stories (Ghost Story Megapack, Book 2)

Hours of significant studying watch for, with ghostly stories from the various nineteenth and twentieth century's most famed authors.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of book anthologies has proved to be certainly one of our most well liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we hold getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. every person at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who frequently recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “The Signal-Man,” through Charles Dickens
• “The Soul of the good Bell,” through Lafcadio Hearn
• “Present at a Hanging,” by means of Ambrose Bierce
• “Canon Alberic’s Scrap-Book,” by way of M. R. James
• “The Mass of Shadows,” by way of Anatole France
• “The guy Who Went Too Far,” via E.F. Benson
• “The factor at Nolan,” through Ambrose Bierce
• “The Phantom ’Rickshaw,” via Rudyard Kipling
• “The Rival Ghosts,” through Brander Matthews
• “The Interval,” by means of Vincent O’Sullivan
• “A Ghost,” by means of man De Maupassant
• “A chilly Greeting,” through Ambrose Bierce
• “The flip of the Screw,” by way of Henry James
• “The Shadows at the Wall,” by means of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
• “The Messenger,” via Robert W. Chambers
• “The Beast with 5 Fingers,” by means of W. F. Harvey
• “What used to be It?,” through Fitz-James O’Brien
• “The Shell of Sense,” through Olivia Howard Dunbar
• “The lady at Seven Brothers,” by way of Wilbur Daniel Steele
• “At the Gate,” by way of Myla Jo Closser
• “Ligeia,” by means of Edgar Allan Poe
• “The Haunted Orchard,” by way of Richard Le Gallienne
• “Kerfol,” by means of Edith Wharton
• “The Wind within the Rose-Bush,” by means of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
• “The tale of Ming-y,” by way of Lafcadio Hearn

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Wild Hearts in Atlantis (Warriors of Poseidon, Book 1.5)

By Alyssa Day

From the recent York instances bestselling writer of Atlantis Betrayed and Vampires in Atlantis comes the tale of an immortal Atlantean warrior who falls in love with a panther shapeshifter as they conflict vampires.

Atlantean warrior Bastien is distributed to make an alliance with the panther shapeshifters within the Florida Everglades, yet he wishes anything extra intimate than a political allliance with the feminine shifter he's enthusiastic about. First, he needs to take care of the nest of vampires who additionally wish the shapeshifters' allegiance.

Previously released in Wild factor

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The Devil You Know

By K. H. Koehler

Praise for The satan You Know:

"The first in a chain, K.H. Koehler does an exquisite activity of introducing a dynamic set of characters, tweaking the standard inspiration of excellent as opposed to evil barely enough to make it attention-grabbing, hence atmosphere the level for much-anticipated destiny installments." ~BookFetish 

"...filled with characters that actually come alive, with a quick paced storyline that may hold you totally enveloped within the tale and should most likely be the main enjoyable you've interpreting this summer." ~Literary Mayhem

"Fans of the Dresden documents i feel you are going to relatively get pleasure from this e-book. i'm an important fan, and that i cannot look ahead to the following book." ~Jaime (Goodreads Review) 

About The satan You Know:

not just does the satan have an basically begotten son, yet he is at the moment dwelling within the rural city of Blackwater in northeast Pennsylvania.

Semi-retired from legislations enforcement, the good-looking, if cynical, Nick Englebrecht turns into quick stuck up in an area lacking baby case that turns out mundane at the open air, but if the sheriff requests his support as a psychic detective to assist locate the lacking woman, his off-the-books research fast leads him to a few negative truths approximately lifestyles, love and the universe as we all know it.

And if that won't undesirable sufficient, the angels have started an ethnic detoxification of all beings with demonic blood. after all, Nick is on the best in their to-do record.

Excerpt:

Like a nasty detective novel, it begun with a lady.

not only a lady. the lady.

within the Dashiell Hammet books, it is usually a few curvalicious widow in black trailing at the back of her personal specific model of crawling chaos. I obtained the very same feeling from the redhead, although she wasn't donning the conventional black costume and veil whilst she barged into the store, the door clomping close in the back of her. quite, she used to be wearing the watery blue uniform of Molly's Steakhouse six blocks down on what is in the community identified right here in Blackwater because the Strip. They serve overpriced porterhouse steaks and underpriced beer, that's its major allure. you could drink your self foolish, and the invoice will not do any harm as undesirable.

i did not be aware of her, however the redhead lurched to a cease in entrance of the exhibit counter, appeared me immediately within the eyes, and stated, "There's a guy following me."

I instantly knew a number of issues approximately her: 1. she was once out too overdue, 2. she wasn't neighborhood simply because locals have extra experience than to stroll on my own at the Strip at 11:15 at evening, and three. she used to be curvalicious. 

Number three is beside the point to this tale, yet I figured i might point out it besides.

Emergencies have a fashion of solidifying a courting among strangers. I felt liable for her. The pink hair and curves did not damage in any respect.

"Is he coming?" I requested.

"Yes," she responded. She used to be breathless and raveled from what was once most probably a brisk, terror-filled, six-block jog. "Did he see you come back in here?"

"Maybe. i do not know!"

earlier than she may perhaps say one other be aware, I slipped round the counter, snagged her via the wrist, then dragged her down into the kneehole underneath the counter the place my companion Morgana and that i hold the late-night store essentials--keys, flashlight, distinctive orders, the lock field, bottles of Aquafina, and a dented aluminum baseball bat.

do not ask concerning the bat; that is a slightly grim and uneventful tale for one more day.

The redhead healthy like she used to be made for the kneehole. She began to protest, yet I sat at the stool at the back of the counter, resumed piecing jointly the set of Egyptian bezel that Morgana have been ragging me approximately all day, and stated in an off-the-cuff whisper, "Here he comes."

inside of seconds the hulking shadow of a guy slowed outdoors the shop.

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Angelus: The Books of Raziel

By Sabrina Benulis

The heart-pounding end to the  Books of Raziel trilogy, a gothic supernatural  story a few lady who discovers she holds the  keys to either Heaven and Hell—and that angels, demons, and all of the creatures in among will cease at not anything to own her and keep an eye on that power.

Like sand in an hourglass, time is slipping away . . .

The conflict all started via 3 strong angel siblings—Raziel, Lucifel, and Israfel—has divided the kingdoms of either Heaven and Hell for a while. Now, that destruction is spilling over into the human global, and purely the Archon can cease it.

She is Angela Mathers, a human who sits at the Devil’s vacant throne, doubtless pleasurable a prophecy of smash. because the Archon, Angela by myself can oppose Lucifel and open Raziel’s ebook to take advantage of its strength for solid. yet to take action might suggest murdering her ally, Sophia, and that’s a sacrifice Angela refuses to contemplate.

But smash doesn't regularly suggest destruction—sometimes it capability revolution. Echoes of the prior have resurrected the Angelus, the music of construction, and its notes are in some way associated with the ebook. Now Angela needs to observe the reality at the back of the track and her personal origins, yet time is working out. There are darkish forces who think Angela’s good fortune won't finish tragedy yet proceed it, and they’re made up our minds to forestall the Archon’s future as soon as and for all.

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Unbreakable (Shadow Destroyers, Book 1)

By Sydney Somers

5 years in the past the fellow she enjoyed died in her arms…Or did he?

The Shadow Destroyer sequence, ebook 1

Jordan McAdam leads an strange double existence. Police officer by way of day, vigilante by means of evening. yet Jordan isn’t drawn to the typical legal. She stalks Shadow Demons, creatures who prey at the blameless, creatures whom she suspects are chargeable for a string of surprising sacrificial murders. Creatures who killed her accomplice and lover.

Gage Campbell has spent the previous few years on an elite group of Shadow Destroyers, removing the demons who replaced his life—and his DNA. Then an project leads him directly again to the lady he hasn’t been in a position to cease wondering for 5 lengthy years. the lady he had no selection yet to go away behind.

Is the fellow prior to her a mimic demon bent on tormenting her, or is it Gage back from the lifeless? All Jordan is aware is that the raging hope among them is real.

Standing among them are years of secrets and techniques and damage, and a love that simply may need the facility to carry them jointly. If the homicide case they’re engaged on doesn’t separate them…permanently.

This identify used to be formerly released yet has been revised and accelerated for Samhain Publishing.

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Wonders in the Sky: Unexplained Aerial Objects from Antiquity to Modern Times

By Jacques Vallee, Chris Aubeck

One of the main bold works of paranormal research of our time, this is an unparalleled compendium of pre-twentieth-century alien craft money owed, written with rigor and colour by way of of modern prime investigators of unexplained phenomena.

some time past century, members, newspapers, and army organisations have recorded millions of alien ship incidents, giving upward push to a lot hypothesis approximately alien craft, viewers from different planets, and alien abductions. but the extraterrestrial phenomenon didn't commence within the current period. faraway from it. The authors of Wonders within the Sky exhibit a thread of vividly rendered-and occasionally strikingly comparable- stories of mysterious aerial phenomena from antiquity throughout the sleek age. those debts usually proportion yes actual beneficial properties- akin to the warmth felt and defined by means of witnesses-that haven't replaced a lot over the centuries. certainly, such similarities among historic and glossy sightings are the guideline instead of the exception.

In Wonders within the Sky, revered researchers Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck learn greater than 500 chosen stories of sightings from biblical-age antiquity throughout the yr 1879-the element at which the economic Revolution deeply replaced the character of human society, and the skies started to open to airplanes, dirigibles, rockets, and different possibilities for misinterpretation represented via army prototypes. utilizing shiny and interesting case experiences, and greater than seventy-five illustrations, they demonstrate that unidentified flying items have had a tremendous influence not just on pop culture yet on our historical past, on our faith, and at the types of the area humanity has shaped from inner most antiquity.

bound to develop into a vintage between unidentified flying object fans and different fans of unexplained phenomena, Wonders within the Sky is the main bold, broad-reaching, and clever research ever written on premodern aerial mysteries.

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Binding the Shadows (Arcadia Bell)

By Jenn Bennett

In the 3rd publication during this cherished and "riveting" (Romantic Times) city delusion sequence, demon-friendly tiki bar proprietor Arcadia Bell discovers extra approximately her personal evolving, and probably harmful, magical skills while her bar is the objective of a demonic crime wave.

Renegade mage and bartender Arcadia Bell has had a coarse 12 months, yet now the door to her already risky global is unhinging. whilst a citywide crime wave erupts, Cady's demon-friendly tiki bar is robbed via Earthbounds wielding surreal demonic skills that simply flat-out will not exist. With assistance from her devilishly scrumptious boyfriend, Lon Butler, Cady units out to discover the folks who wronged her--but her objectives usually are not the single ones experiencing unnatural metamorphoses. Can Cady tune down the monsters liable prior to the monster inside her destroys everything--and everyone--she loves? If she survives this event, something is sure: it really is final demand lifestyles as she is aware it.

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Dracula the Un-Dead

By Dacre Stoker

The authoritative sequel to Bram Stoker's unique horror vintage.

1 / 4 of a century after count number Dracula "crumbled into dust," Quincey Harker-the son of Jonathan and Mina Harker-leaves legislations tuition to pursue a occupation on level, simply to bump into the afflicted construction of Dracula, directed and produced by means of Bram Stoker himself.

because the play plunges Quincey into the area of his mom and dad' negative secrets and techniques, demise starts off to stalk the unique band of heroes that defeated Dracula a quarter-century in the past. may possibly or not it's that the count number survived and is now looking revenge? Or is there one other, way more sinister strength at paintings whose relentless goal is to damage something and someone linked to Dracula, the main infamous vampire of all time?

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Succubus Dreams (Georgina Kincaid, Book 3)

By Richelle Mead

Some days, a woman simply cannot seize a holiday. . .

First, Georgina Kincaid, a shape-shifting succubus who will get her power from seducing males, cannot have intercourse together with her stunning bestselling writer boyfriend Seth Mortensen--in case she inadvertently kills him. moment, Georgina's less than demonic orders to mentor the recent (and unusually inept) succubus at the block. 3rd, a persons' manipulating her goals, draining her strength and offering eerie visions of her destiny. Georgina seeks solutions from Dante, a dream interpreter with ties to the underworld, yet his flirtatious appeal in basic terms leaves her extra confused--especially because the state of affairs with Seth reaches a situation aspect. Georgina must rein in her out-of-control love lifestyles and move toe-to-toe with an enemy able to wreaking severe havoc between mankind. differently, Georgina, and the total mortal international, could by no means sleep effortless back. . .

Outstanding compliment for Richelle Mead!

"This is a type of sequence i will retain following." --Jim Butcher, New York instances bestselling writer on Succubus Blues

"My form of book--great characters, darkish worlds, and simply the fitting contact of humor. an exceptional read." --Patricia Briggs, New York instances bestselling writer on Storm Born

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