Lucid Nightmares- Horror Stories Collection


Are you a horror story fan? This hand-picked compilation of scary, creepy, ghostly, psychotic, and spiritual masterpieces by the world renowned authors will keep you up all night… Read their stories today!

An Authentic Narrative of a Haunted House <Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu>
-The story explores the supposed haunting of a house under the occupation of an invalid married couple, their children, and their servants.

Dracula’s Guest <Bram Stoker>
-An Englishman visits Munich and in spite of the hotelier’s warning to not be late back, leaves his carriage and wanders toward the direction of an “unholy” village, only to find a tall and thin stranger at the crest of a hill.

Green Tea <Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu>
-Based on the psychological complexities of human mind, the work is pervaded by a mysterious aura. A drink opens the inner eye of the protagonist. What follows is a mind-boggling tale of eeriness and reality.
In The Dark <Edith Nesbit>
-Two best friends are bedevilled by a third friend, who haunts them from grade school to adulthood. He seems to intuit things he can’t know, and always tells the truth.

The Black Stone <Robert Ervin Howard>
-“And the thought recurs to me–if such a monstrous entity as the Master of the Monolith somehow survived its own unspeakably distant epoch so long–what nameless shapes may even now lurk in the dark places of the world?”

The Call of Cthulhu <Howard Phillips Lovecraft>
-While sorting the affairs of his deceased Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles upon a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed.
The Devil in the Belfry <Egar Allen Poe>
-The quiet town is devastated by the arrival of a devilish figure playing a big fiddle who comes straight down from a hill, goes into the belltower.

The Dualitists <Bram Stoker>
-Adolescent troublemakers Harry Merford and Tommy Stanton take the ancient rite of male bonding to a macabre level after receiving a set of matching knives for Christmas.

The Dunwich Horror <Howard Phillips Lovecraft>
-In the degenerate, unliked backwater of Dunwich, a most unusual child is born.

The Familiar <Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu>
-A sea captain, living in Dublin, is stalked by “The Watcher”, a strange dwarf who resembles a person from his past.

The Haunter of the Dark <Howard Phillips Lovecraft>
-The Church of Starry Wisdom who uses an ancient artifact to summon a terrible being from the depths of time and space…

The Heads of Apex <George Henry Weiss>
-Far under the sea-floor Solino’s submarine carries two American soldiers of fortune to startling adventure among the Vampire Heads of Apex.

The Red Hand <Arthur Machen>
-The story centers around a young girl’s diary, relating her encounters with the deadly inhabitants of an alternate world.

The Signal Man <Charles Dickens>
-A lonely Signalman is visited by a stranger and experiences a series of supernatural events.

The Tell-Tale Heart <Egar Allan Poe>
-Told by an unnamed narrator who endeavors to convince the reader of his sanity, while describing a murder he committed.

The Vampire Maid <Hume Nisbet>
-Early vampire short story with an interesting twist to the tradition.

The White People <Arthur Machen>
-A discussion between two men on the nature of evil leads one of them to reveal a mysterious Green Book he possesses..

There is a Reaper…<Charles V. de Vet>
-“Doctors had given him just one month to live… What comes afterward? There was one way to find out—ask a dead man!”

The Demon Spell <Hume Nisbet>
-When spiritualism was all the craze, no party was reckoned complete without a spirit-rapping seance.