This book contains 25 short stories from 5 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the critic August Nemo, in a collection that will please the literature lovers. The theme of this edition is: Horror. For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections. This book contains: Bram Stoker: The Castle of the King A Star Trap The Secret of the Growing Gold The Burial of the Rats Dracula's Guest The Squaw The Judge's House Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla Green Tea Mr. Justice Harbottle The Familiar The Room in the Dragon Volant Jim Sulivan's Adventures in the Great Snow Haunted Amelia B. Edwards: An Engineer's Story A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest The Story of Salome In the Confessional Was it an illusion? How the Third Floor Knew the Potteries The Tragedy in the Palazzo Bardello E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower Caterpillars Mrs. Amworth Mr. Tilly's Seance Negotium Perambulans How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery The Horror-Horn Hugh Walpole: The Whistle. The Silver Mask The Staircase. A carnation for an old man. Tarnhelm Mr. Oddy. Seashore Macabre.