Abandon Hope - We're VAULT

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No New Posts Welcome to Vault

Welcome to Vault: Tell us something about yourself if you feel so inclined.

140 1,038 Greetings & Happy New Year
by Shrink Proof
Jan 3, 2016 10:29:10 GMT
No New Posts Plan 9 Channel 7: Newsdesk

Vault Of Evil's answer to the Burley Observer: New publications, forthcoming events, bookfairs, signings, etc. All the scoops two years after they happened, etc.

377 3,126 2016 London Paperback Fair
by jamesdoig
Jan 27, 2016 9:01:41 GMT

British Horror Anthologies: 1914 to Present Day

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No New Posts Peter Haining (1940-2007)

A one-man publishing industry. Celebrate the legend of Britain's most prolific horror anthologist.

80 550 Peter Haining: 1940-2007
by demonik
Nov 19, 2015 18:04:51 GMT
No New Posts Sixties and Seventies - Pan & Fontana, Michel Parry, Richard Davis, Hugh Lamb & Co.

Demon flower power! Michel Parry, Richard Davis, Hugh Lamb, Ramsey Campbell, David Sutton, Brian A. Netherwood, Charles Birkin's return, Alex Hamilton et al.

152 903 Fontana Book Of Horror Stories Rundown
by drhesselius
Jan 17, 2016 17:43:52 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

94 1,287 Pan Horror 29
by demonik
Feb 7, 2016 15:35:13 GMT
No New Posts Aickman, Barnard, Chetwynd-Hayes & Danby. The Fontana Horror, Ghost, Tales of Terror series' ... and beyond.

The wonders of Mary Danby, Robert Aickman, R. Chetwynd-Hayes and Christine Barnard & Co.

106 740 Mary Danby (ed.) – Realms of Darkness
by cauldronbrewer
Oct 10, 2015 1:45:45 GMT
No New Posts Eighties & Nineties: Pre-Millennial Tension = Big Fat Books

Richard Dalby, Mike Ashley, Stephen Jones & Co. Blimey, that's a big one!

82 532 Richard Dalby - Shivers For Christmas
by ripper
Nov 8, 2015 14:16:38 GMT
No New Posts Robinson Mammoth Books of New Horror & Co.

Best New Horror, and Mammoth Monsters, Dracula, Frankenstein, Zombies, Werewolves, Jack The Ripper, etc.

72 752 Maxim Jakobowski - Mammoth Book Of Jack The Ripper Stories
by demonik
Jan 26, 2016 9:21:21 GMT
No New Posts 2000 and Beyond: The Brit Horror Anthology in the new century

The veterans meet the new breed: Charles Black, Gary Fry, Paul Finch, Jonathan Oliver, John Mains, &Co.

97 1,531 Paul Finch (ed) - Terror Tales Of The Ocean
by paulfinch
Feb 9, 2016 13:55:32 GMT
No New Posts favourite Short Stories ... Your DIY anthologies

Werewolves, zombies, vampires and ghosts, vindictive vegetables, dastardly dolls, plants hate you, etc. Anthologies that should have been.

78 1,076 The Bad Seed - Children Are Evil
by bobby
Feb 5, 2016 3:34:28 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

The Men and Women whose work you always look out for.

115 1,281 Clive Barker - The Books Of Blood
by bobby
Jan 7, 2016 1:23:15 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

Scared Stiff - The short story collections and novels of the Brichester Terror!

34 306 Thirteen Days by Sunset Beach
by albie
Dec 9, 2015 13:31:52 GMT
No New Posts Basil Copper (1924-2013)

Welcome to the Academy of Pain!

20 175 Basil Copper - The Great White Space (Sphere 1980)
by maciste
May 3, 2015 22:33:01 GMT

Gruesome Cargoes & Perturbed Spirits: 1914-59

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No New Posts Between The Wars : Gruesome Cargoes

The first golden age of the British Horror Anthology. On the one side the Not At Night and Creeps series, on the other, the Century Books, Thrills, The Supernatural Omnibus, Cynthia Asquith's first Ghost Book etc.

81 668 Thomas Burke: 1886 - 1945
by jamesdoig
Jan 10, 2016 12:39:59 GMT
No New Posts Not At Night: 1925-1936

Christine Campbell Thomson's Not At Night Anthologies. 170 tales of mad scientists, evil surgeons, unlikey brain transplants, tropical horrors, circus freaks, vampires, werewolves, man-eating plants, enormous spiders, the re-animated dead & Co.

25 127 Oscar Cook
by ripper
Oct 25, 2015 11:06:30 GMT
No New Posts Creeps: 1932-1936 & Charles Birkin

Charles Lloyd/ Birkin's Creeps series. 158 stories, similar obsessions to the above but with added unhealthy cannibalism and leprosy fixations.

33 284 Charles Birkin - Devil's Spawn
by mcannon
Oct 24, 2015 12:31:17 GMT
No New Posts 'Forties and 'Fifties: Post War, Pre Pan Horror.

1940-1959: R.C. Bull, John Keir Cross, Anne Ridler, Kay Dick, the return of The Ghost Book and the road to Herbert Van Thal.

31 306 A. N. L. Munby - The Alabaster Hand
by demonik
Nov 25, 2015 15:04:25 GMT

Gothic, Victorian, Edwardian. The stuff that Wordsworth Editions are made of.

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No New Posts From Walpole & Monk Lewis to the first World War.

Gothic Bluebooks, Penny Dreadfuls, Victorian Tales of Terror from a Gaslit Graveyard, Edwardian eeriness, Wordsworth Mystery & The Supernatural editions.

132 1,675 The Beetle by Richard Marsh
by mains
Jan 4, 2016 18:08:00 GMT

American horror anthologies and vintage pulp magazines

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No New Posts American Gothic

Mostly modern, certainly post-pulp, post-seventies horror anthologies from the US. Kirby McCauley, Martin H. Greenberg, Michele Slung, YBH, Splatterpunks, Shadows, Whispers, etc.

Sub-boards: Years Best Horror Stories Series I -XXII, Martin H. Greenberg (1941 -2011)

167 907 Alan Ryan - Halloween Horrors
by droogie
Feb 9, 2016 17:20:02 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Library * Ballantine * Fawcett * Leisure * Manor * Dell * Lancer * MacFadden

Paperback Library, mid-sixties-early seventies: Dark Shadows overkill, Marilyn Ross, Horror meets Romance, Goth girls on the run, outrageous retitling of Stoker novel, gorgeous, often entirely inappropriate cover artwork. Now extended to include other board favourites, BALLANTINE LEISURE and MANOR BOOKS, etc

61 443 Manor from Hell
by demonik
Nov 24, 2015 19:02:40 GMT
No New Posts Robert E. Lory & Donald F. Glut

Dracula Returns, The New Adventures Of Frankenstein, Horrorscope, Bugged, More Tales Of The Frightened, The Empire Strikes Back, and the 'Brother Blood' mystery solved at last.

21 122 Donald F Glut Frankenstein in the Lost World #6
by Truegho
Jun 28, 2015 14:59:40 GMT
No New Posts The Fantastic Pulps

America's finest: From 'Weird Tales', 'Strange Tales' The Shudder Pulps and the 'Spicy' titles to 'Shock', 'Web Terror Stories', 'Startling Mystery Stories', 'Magazine of Horror', 'Witchcraft & Sorcery, etc. And the creepy anthologies derived from same!

123 852 Jon Arfstrom, RIP
by vaultadventcalendar
Dec 5, 2015 9:34:43 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

Robert-Bloch-The-Man-Who-Wrote-Psycho and his Closet Full of Skeletons.

35 203 Out of the Mouths of Graves by Robert Bloch
by bobby
Feb 5, 2016 3:46:32 GMT

Horror across the Continents

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No New Posts Vintage Horror across the Continents

Vault Versus The Rest Of The World! Euro Terror, Australian pulp, macabre Oriental shockers & Co.

35 341 James Doig - Australian Hauntings
by ripper
Dec 24, 2015 11:34:58 GMT

The novels: The Great British Horror Pulp Explosion of the '60's, '70's & '80's

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No New Posts Nasty Nel's

New English Library: Ultra-Trashy Horror Novels! The marvels of Robert Lory, Guy N. Smith, Brian Ball, Raymond Giles, Martin Jenson, Errol Lecale, Etienne Aubin - All the old masters!

183 1,967 Collins, Kramer & Greenberg - Dark Love
by demonik
Feb 5, 2016 22:25:18 GMT
No New Posts The House Of Hamlyn

Spiders, Pestilence, Tricycles and Slime! Death to Brainy Horror! Richard Lewis, Gary Brandner, John Halkin, Edward Jarvis, Lewis Mallory, Nick Sharman, Marc Olden, Gerald Suster, Daniel Farson & Co.

78 504 Hamlyn Horror: Attempted Biblio
by ben
Jan 24, 2016 18:45:09 GMT
No New Posts Rivals of the Rats

When Animals Attack! Bugs, slugs, maggots & rabbits versus mankind.

55 364 THE FARM. Richard Haigh
by ben
Jan 11, 2016 21:01:12 GMT
No New Posts Morbid Mayflowers, Sordid Spheres, Ghastly Graftons, etc.

Sphere, Mayflower, Corgi, Panther, Arrow & Co. were determined NEL didn't have it all their own way.

193 884 Archie Roy - Sable Night
by Mike Brough
Jan 15, 2016 19:41:43 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

From the Sucking Pit they came: Crabs, Slime Beasts, Throwbacks - the lot.

86 678 Cannibals
by demonik
Feb 3, 2016 13:40:40 GMT
No New Posts Dennis Wheatley novels, tasty Witchcraft & Black Magic 'non-fiction'

Vault explore the world of black sorcery, ghosts, haunted houses, and all things unexplained via a bunch of commendably seedy paperbacks.

Dedicated to the memory of Bob Rothwell, Wheatley enthusiast and friend of Vault who passed away 26/12/06.

74 398 Fortean Times: The Journal of Strange Phenomena
by demonik
Feb 8, 2016 19:39:53 GMT
No New Posts 'Peter Saxon' and all things Five Star

Wheatley without the party political broadcasts. The Guardians series, The Torturer, Scream And Scream Again, etc. Now extended to include all things W. Howard Baker, W. A. Ballinger, Wilfred McNeilly, Five Star and the 'Sexton Blake' books.

44 292 Peter Saxon - Corruption
by demonik
Jun 14, 2015 7:30:23 GMT
No New Posts John Burke: "A relatively unsung Brit pulp hero"

From Dr. Terrors House Of Horrors and The Plague Of The Zombies to London's Burning: Blue Watch Blues via The Smashing Bird I used To Know. John Burke: The man who novelised the world!

25 196 John Burke - Dr. Terror's House Of Horrors
by Mike Brough
Jan 30, 2016 20:33:44 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

Reference works: the most useful Guides to Horror and Pulp fiction!

by mains
Dec 6, 2015 9:50:47 GMT

Magazine Rack

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No New Posts Paperback Fanatic, Pulp Mania, Paperback Dungeon, Men of Violence & The Sleazy Reader.

If you like this board, you'll love these magazines.

56 589 Coming soon from the House of Fanatic .....
by demonik
Feb 5, 2016 15:25:33 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

88 680 Fantasy Tales
by demonik
Feb 7, 2016 15:41:01 GMT
No New Posts Cut, Paste & Photocopy: Fanzines & Small Press pre-2000

Your favourites from pre-internet days when everyone with access to a stapler and a pot of correction fluid was an editor.

31 528 The Velvets!
by cabbagehead123
Oct 16, 2015 18:32:43 GMT
No New Posts Ghosts & Scholars/ Haunted Library

Spectre versus Rector: Magnificent series of booklets by authors writing in the tradition of M. R. James.

by Michael Connolly
Jan 22, 2016 13:40:53 GMT

It's the new thing: Post-Millennium horrors

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No New Posts Best New Horror? Macabre & supernatural fiction post-2000

In thirty years time, we'll be collecting this stuff and moaning "Books were better then ...." Modern novels, single author collections - if it's not an anthology, it goes here.

146 953 Francis Cottam - The Resident
by Mike Brough
Jan 7, 2016 19:09:24 GMT
No New Posts new horror-interest mags, small press, ezines, pdfs.

Bedabbled!, Kontinental X, Filthy Creations, One Eyed Grey, Black Static, etc. - the horror press now.

47 482 New horror fiction fanzine - stories and illos required
by demonik
Nov 18, 2015 21:29:28 GMT

Miscellany Of Misery. Yet More books, film, TV, Radio, Music, Agro!, Sav. West, Sci-Fi, etc.

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No New Posts Phew! Rock 'n Roll!

"Pop and Rock filth ...": Bands real and fictional, horror and music, etc.

88 743 Ian Hunter - Diary Of A Rock 'N' Roll Star
by demonik
Jan 19, 2016 10:51:41 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

Favourite horror films, terrifying sit-coms, chilling radio - a nice mixed bag.

225 3,040 SYMPTOMS coming from BFI and another surprise!
by Jojo Lapin X
Feb 9, 2016 16:35:13 GMT
No New Posts Book of the horror film/ TV show, etc.

Survived the movie? Try the speed-written novelisation. Film/ TV novelisations & tie-ins.

112 983 Diane Setterfield - The Thirteenth Tale
by demonik
Feb 3, 2016 12:53:36 GMT
No New Posts AGRO!

Bikers versus London! Hells Angels, Skins, Boot Boys, Bovver Girls, Punks and Teeny Bopper Idols. The Spawn of Richard Allen. Bring back Rollermania!

18 141 1973 BBC Documentary - Hells Angels
by DemonSpawn
Jul 29, 2012 20:49:54 GMT
No New Posts CRIME!

Murder, Mystery & Suspense. Crime & Detection, Jack the Ripper, Villains - that type of caper. Vault at large in the murky Underworld!

96 596 65 Great Murder Mysteries
by ripper
Jan 23, 2016 10:01:55 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

Because there's nothing like a great jacket design ...

45 470 G. O. Olinick
by mains
Dec 16, 2015 17:36:40 GMT
No New Posts Bring Back Phwoar!

"Confessions ...", "Art Of Coarse ...", "What Rugby Songs Did Next", that type of thing ...

40 374 Michael Green - The Art of Coarse Acting
by ripper
Nov 24, 2015 17:38:29 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Sci-horror crossovers, Sword & Sorcery, the works.

82 710 Help ID this Hardboiled Sci Fi novel
by silverstar
Sept 12, 2015 15:16:47 GMT
No New Posts WAR!, Westerns, Men's Adventure & General Tough Guy stuff

War Pigs! Sven Hassell, Klaus Netzen, Leo Kessler, Wolf Kruger & the Legion of the Damned versus The Piccadilly Cowboys, The Destroyer, The Executioner, The Inquisitor & other scary named fellows.

48 276 'Men of Violence Books' on Kindle
by ripper
Jan 5, 2016 11:46:01 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

Foul football, creepy croquet, the Wicket men, turf banditti, rotten rugger buggery, etc.

21 430 Richard Staines - England B: Ninety Minutes of Hell
by demonik
Jan 24, 2016 12:01:03 GMT
No New Posts Terrify the Small! Scary Books & Comics for the very young

Scary books and comics aimed at the young adult market. Vincent Scarybloke, 'Uncle Montagues Tales of Terror', Armada Ghost & Monster series, 'Misty', 'Shiver & Shake', 'Bunty' 'Whizzer & Chips', etc.

102 691 Top Sellers Pocket Chiller Library
by ripper
Sept 30, 2015 15:08:13 GMT

Realm Of Dusk: Members' Section

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No New Posts Seriously off topic

Mindless rubbish, Members Photo's, Happy Birthdays, Suggestions, Board Junk & So on. Plus ... The Vault Advent Calendars

219 3,913 Best/ worst of 2016 as it happens
by demonik
Feb 8, 2016 20:02:24 GMT
No New Posts Ask Stuff

Need help loading images, searching the site, identifying the title or author of a vaguely remembered horror story?

Moderator: demonik

208 1,924 Anybody know of a decent bookshop/ market stall etc in ...
by demonik
Feb 4, 2016 18:36:02 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

Place where members can swap their doubles. You can also put your Want Lists here if you like.

68 313 Wanted : Movie tie-in to The Sweeney 2 : The Blag
by droogie
Jan 18, 2016 23:55:33 GMT
No New Posts Sealed Section: No one lived there.

(formerly The Workshop Of Filthy Creation). Members' short fiction, articles, artwork, dramatisations, bloody poetry, limericks, etc.

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