Welcome to Doug Bradley's Spinechillers, Volume Four, part of what is on the way of becoming the world's largest collection of high quality, classic horror short-story audiobooks.
We start with Doug Bradley's well-researched introduction to the authors and stories featured in this volume. Launching us into "Lost Hearts", M. R. James' creepy tale of ghostly children seeking revenge and peace from the man who caused their untimely demise. Next up is "The Damned Thing" by Ambrose Bierce, a dark tale of men attempting to uncover the truth about the grisly death of a woodsmen and the unnatural events the witness claims to have watched unfold.
Best to catch your breath before we launch into Charles Dickens' classic ghost story "The Trial for Murder", featuring a ghost's quest to make sure his killer is brought to justice in the courtroom.
Ambrose Bierce brings us a delightfully short and sharp tale with "John Mortonson's Funeral", before we join H. P. Lovecraft's "In The Vault", as a bitter old man seeks to cause misery from beyond the grave.
Our last story is one of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous tales: "The Black Cat", featuring a man's descent into depraved madness and the feline that exposes him.
Calming us down nicely, we finish with one of Poe's classic poems, the beautifully written "A Dream Within a Dream".
So stoke up the fire, turn off the lights, and settle in to hear some of the worlds best short horror stories, read by one of the worlds best narrators.
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