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No New Posts Welcome to Vault

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

146 1,085 New member
by dem bones
Oct 24, 2016 0:36:27 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.

386 3,218 2016 London Paperback Fair
by dem bones
Oct 25, 2016 1:46:00 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.

83 613 Peter Haining - Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories
by dem bones
Oct 21, 2016 23:48:29 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.

154 943 Casebook of Ghosts Volume 1 by Elliott O'Donnell
by missscarlett
Oct 10, 2016 15:48:14 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

94 1,293 Pan Horror 3 - Under the Slab
by franklinmarsh
Mar 14, 2016 6:26:42 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.

108 767 Jacquelyn Visick - London Tales Of Terror
by bobby
Oct 23, 2016 11:06:10 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!

83 585 James Hale - The Twilight Book
by dem bones
Oct 4, 2016 0:44:23 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.

72 757 Stephen Jones – Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women
by ripper
Aug 23, 2016 2:40:44 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.

101 1,580 Michael Sims--The Phantom Coach: A Connoisseur's Collection
by ripper
Sept 29, 2016 3:43:05 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.

79 1,190 Space Vampires
by dem bones
Oct 24, 2016 9:55:58 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

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

116 1,300 Jennie Gray - Tales My Mother Never Told Me
by Jojo Lapin X
Aug 8, 2016 12:44:52 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

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

37 326 The Searching Dead
by bobby
Oct 12, 2016 17:53:58 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 17:33:01 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.

81 689 Cox & Gilbert - Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories
by ripper
Jul 11, 2016 13:12:19 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.

25 138 Christine Campbell Thomson - Keep on the Light
by dem bones
Oct 22, 2016 6:35:42 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.

33 295 Charles Birkin - My Name Is Death
by ripper
Oct 15, 2016 8:48:48 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.

32 322 London Mystery Magazine
by dem bones
Sept 22, 2016 1:50:32 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.

136 1,728 L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace--THE ORACLE OF MADDOX STREET
by Michael Connolly
Oct 14, 2016 7:10:00 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)

179 1,037 100 Creepy Little Creatures
by dem bones
Oct 26, 2016 0:29:57 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Library * Ballantine * Fawcett * Bantam * 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

63 474 William Essex - Slime
by magus
Aug 17, 2016 10:30:23 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 9:59:40 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!

125 907 Leo Margulies - The Ghoul Keepers
by dem bones
Oct 26, 2016 8:11:24 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

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

36 233 Robert Bloch & Amicus: Take II
by dem bones
Oct 11, 2016 2:28:29 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.

37 399 The Elemental - Ulric Daubeny
by missscarlett
Oct 24, 2016 7:27:11 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!

184 2,046 James Herbert - The Rats
by ripper
Oct 24, 2016 10:54:52 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.

79 513 CROAK by Robin Evans
by helrunar
Oct 20, 2016 14:03:58 GMT
No New Posts Rivals of the Rats

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

55 371 James Herbert's Poor Emulators
by ripper
Oct 11, 2016 10:57:28 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.

199 922 Endless Night - Richard Laymon
by ohthehorror
Oct 23, 2016 12:31:44 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

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

87 695 Guy N. Smith - The Neophyte
by dem bones
Sept 1, 2016 15:25:23 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.

74 427 Man Bites Man: The Scrapbook Of An English Eccentric.
by ben
Aug 5, 2016 3:34:56 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.

44 308 The Martin Thomas Sexton Blakes
by ripper
Oct 26, 2016 7:48:27 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!

26 208 TV adaptation of Party Games (1968)
by Craig Herbertson
Oct 3, 2016 9:30:42 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

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

51 679 John Clute The Encyclopedia of Fantasy.
by ropardoe
Oct 15, 2016 9:32:24 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.

63 657 The Worst Of The Vault Advent Calendar
by andydecker
Oct 18, 2016 13:50:51 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

93 739 Fantastic Adventures
by dem bones
Oct 9, 2016 6:40:12 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.

32 538 Can you help me locate this ol' fanzine editor?
by ramseycampbell
Oct 3, 2016 6:09:35 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.

41 471 David G. Rowlands - Eye Hath Not Seen
by missscarlett
Oct 26, 2016 12:09:13 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.

156 1,013 F G Cottam
by Mike Brough
Oct 22, 2016 15:15:25 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.

47 496 Prism
by Craig Herbertson
Jun 22, 2016 10:13:34 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.

89 783 Half Man Half Biscuit
by dem bones
Oct 12, 2016 15:31:08 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

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

229 3,229 complete history of literature in film & TV
by helrunar
Oct 20, 2016 10:27:23 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.

115 1,029 Cult Children's TV
by Craig Herbertson
Oct 26, 2016 12:01:19 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 15:49:54 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!

101 643 SACRIFICE by Paul Finch
by franklinmarsh
Oct 10, 2016 6:58:22 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

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

45 514 The Werewolf Scrapbook
by dem bones
Oct 26, 2016 8:24:24 GMT
No New Posts Bring Back Phwoar!

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

40 375 Jonathan May: Confessions from the Beat
by ripper
Apr 16, 2016 5:21:21 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

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

92 849 Roger Zelazny - Jack Of Shadows
by franklinmarsh
Oct 25, 2016 17:29:51 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.

51 295 WW1 / WW2 themed Horror/Occult Pulp Stuff?
by missscarlett
Oct 24, 2016 15:39:09 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

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

23 505 Vault Football library
by jamesdoig
Oct 18, 2016 19:34:59 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.

105 735 Mary Danby - The Green Ghost
by dem bones
Oct 10, 2016 14:04:01 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

224 3,966 Mystery of the disappearing cover scans & Co.
by dem bones
Oct 14, 2016 13:49:54 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: dem bones

216 1,995 Ghost Stories Event for Cancer Charity
by dem bones
Oct 22, 2016 13:21:12 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

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

69 323 Wanted - Back From The Dead The Legacy of Pan Horror
by dem bones
Sept 8, 2016 12:07:05 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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