Short Storiess Podcast
Audio versions of short stories by authors like Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, H.G, Wells and others.
133 The Occupant of the Room by Algernon Blackwood
Monday 09 November 2020
: A man arrives at his holiday destination to find there are no rooms available. However a woman who occupied one of the rooms went climbing...
132 The Hidden Beast by J.D. Beresford
Tuesday 20 October 2020
: In this story a strange old man hides a beast in his home and the people in the village are nervous. Plus equipment problems cause delays...
131 The Flowering of the Strange Orchid by H.G. Wells
Monday 28 September 2020
: In this story a man buys an Orchid but this is no ordinary Orchid and things get ugly and bloody. A listener letter, and voices in my...
130 Hall of Mirrors by Fredric Brown
Monday 14 September 2020
: In this story a man finds himself 50 years into the future and finds letter for him that was written by him leaving him with a disturbing...
129 The Toll House by W.W. Jacobs
Thursday 27 August 2020
: In this story 4 men agree to spend the night in a haunted house and what happens is scary and deadly. About 30 minutes.
The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft
Wednesday 12 August 2020
: Our feature story was written in 1921 and published in Weird Tales magazine in April 1926. In this story a human like creature has been...
127 A Tropical Horror By William Hope Hodgson
Thursday 30 July 2020
: In our feature story for this episode a Ship is attacked by a sea monster that consumes everything on board. About 33 Minutes
126 The Enemy Of All The World by Jack London
Wednesday 15 July 2020
: The story on this episode is scary in that a man discovers a way to make guns fire remotely and goes on a terror destroying anything...
125 The Boarded Window by Ambrose Bierce
Friday 26 June 2020
: This story is about a man who lives in the forest in a small cabin with one window boarded up and the gruesome tale of that window. Plus a...
124 The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant
Thursday 11 June 2020
: In this story a gruesome tale of revenge. A woman seeks retribution for the murder of her Son. She trains a dog to become a ferocious...
123 The Nameless Thing by Richard Stettenbenz
Thursday 28 May 2020
: A listener submitted story. In this story a young girl is haunted by an apparition that reminds her of a tragic event. About 10 minutes.
122 The Mezzotint by M.R. James
Wednesday 20 May 2020
: In this story a strange painting changes and shows a crime. I hope you enjoy The Mezzotint by M.R. James. Horror word of the day Baleful....
121 The Coffin Merchant by Richard Middleton
Tuesday 28 April 2020
: A man is offered a coffin but he doesn’t think he needs one, he has no one to bury,... but himself I hope you enjoy the Coffin Merchant by...
120 Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe
Tuesday 14 April 2020
: In this story a man falls in love with a wonderful woman who dies, he then remarries, but things don’t go well. About 54 minutes. This...
119 The Man of Science by Jerome K Jerome
Monday 30 March 2020
: On this episode a man is wronged by another man and seeks revenge, but dies. Do you believe someone can come back from the dead and seek...
118 Gismondi's Wage by Rafael Sabatini
Friday 13 March 2020
: Our feature story is about murder, espionage gone bad and death. I hope you enjoy Gismondi’s Wage by Rafael Sabatini About 43 minutes.
117 The Vacant Lot by Mary E Wilkins Freeman
Friday 28 February 2020
: In this story a family buys a house that was priced at a real bargain but this house causes a great deal of agony. About 45 minutes
116 Entrance and Exit by Algernon Blackwood
Thursday 13 February 2020
: In this story a man disappears and his cries for help can be heard, but he cannot be found, and an out of body experience , sort of, and I'm...
115 The Facts in the Ratcliff Case by Edward Page Mitchell
Thursday 30 January 2020
: In this story a Doctor meets a young girl who's magical eyes place him in a trance he cannot escape. Plus a Big Fat Lie. About 36 minutes.
Polaris by H.P. Lovecraft
Wednesday 15 January 2020
: A bad dream a really bad dream. Have you had a bad dream ? Send it to Myhorribledream@gmail.com to be read on the show.
113 The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
Friday 06 December 2019
: In this story an accomplished hunter finds himself stranded on an island and being the hunted. About an hour and ten minutes. Also shingles...
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Thursday 28 November 2019
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112 Man size in Marble by Edith Nesbit
Monday 28 October 2019
: GRUESOME ALERT This episode contains morbid and grisly scenes that can be disturbing. Listener discretion is advised. In our feature story...
111 Cool Air by H.P. Lovecraft
Friday 11 October 2019
: In this story a man meets an eccentric Doctor who must be in a cool environment at all times and has some bizarre theories about death. Also...