HORROR CLASSICS Author:W. W. Jacobs, Ambrose Bierce Pulse-pounding stories of unknown horrors and unimaginable fears guaranteed to haunt your dreams. — ?The Monkey?s Paw? by W. W. Jacobs — Mr. & Mrs. White, an elderly couple living in a remote village with their son Herbert, are presented with a macabre souvenir from the Far East ? a hideous, withered monkey?s paw. They are warned upon receiving th... more »is strange gift that it bears a terrible curse: it has the power to grant three wishes to its owner, but these wishes incur a grave cost. Disbelieving in such fanciful ideas, the Whites make a frivolous wish. The next day their wish comes true ? but at an agonizing cost.
?The Damned Thing? by Ambrose Bierce
At a ghastly coroner?s inquest, an investigation into the death of the solitary Hugh Morgan reveals a strange tale of a ferocious, unseen creature stalking the untouched woods near a small village. Testifying before the inquiry, William Harker, a hunting companion of the deceased, recounts the dreadful circumstances of his friend?s death, and his own shocking encounter with the terrible thing that prowled through the forest.« less