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No New Posts Welcome to Vault

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

128 860 Kitchen Sales North London
by Jojo Lapin X
Apr 5, 2014 17:28:18 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.

321 2,811 The Return
by demonik
Apr 17, 2014 16:12:40 GMT

British Horror Anthologies: 1914 to Present Day

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No New Posts Peter Haining (1940-2007)

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

76 506 Peter Haining - The Classic Era of American Pulp Magazines
by demonik
Mar 19, 2014 11:37:36 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.

150 857 David A. Sutton - An Attempted Bibliography
by mrhappy
Feb 23, 2014 23:34:47 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

87 1,114 Pangoria...
by mattofthespurs
Apr 13, 2014 6:19:52 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.

100 673 R Chetwynd-Hayes - Fontana Ghost 14
by demonik
Mar 27, 2014 16:47:28 GMT
No New Posts Eighties, Nineties, Noughties: Big Fat Books

Richard Dalby, Mike Ashley, Stephen Jones & the Robinson Mammoth series's. Blimey, that's a big one!

154 1,610 Stephen Jones & David Sutton – Dark Terrors 2
by Jojo Lapin X
Mar 21, 2014 20:30:15 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.

60 656 Stephen Jones – The Best New Horror 7
by erebus
Apr 2, 2014 20:29:36 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.

65 745 There's a Killer on the Loose
by cropseymaniac
Jan 4, 2014 8:07:35 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

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

113 1,203 Patrick McGrath - Blood And Water And Other Stories
by demonik
Mar 28, 2014 16:21:58 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

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

28 267 The H Word: H for Honesty
by demonik
Feb 13, 2014 11:51:51 GMT
No New Posts Basil Copper (1924-2013)

Welcome to the Academy of Pain!

20 173 Collected Macabre Tales of Basil Copper
by mains
Jan 9, 2014 8:45:12 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.

79 578 Dorothy L Sayers - Detection, Mystery & Horror
by demonik
Apr 16, 2014 8:28:01 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.

23 115 Christine Campbell Thomson - Still Not at Night
by mattofthespurs
Oct 24, 2013 15:13:28 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.

33 262 L. A. Lewis - Tales Of The Grotesque
by weirdmonger
Feb 15, 2014 17:12:21 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.

31 286 Deliver Me from Eva
by cauldronbrewer
Mar 11, 2014 16:05:25 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.

126 1,593 David Blair - Gothic Short Stories
by jamesdoig
Apr 17, 2014 23:11:11 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)

158 776 Weinberg et al. - 100 Wild Little Weird Tales
by demonik
Apr 17, 2014 7:05:44 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Library * Ballantine * Fawcett * 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 and MANOR BOOKS.

56 381 Slime
by kooshmeister
Feb 6, 2014 14:50:12 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.

20 113 Robert Lory - #7: Dracula's Lost World
by daniel1976
Oct 24, 2013 16:04:46 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!

111 674 Sheldon Jaffery - The Weirds/ Grim & Grue
by jpelan
Apr 9, 2014 17:41:46 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

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

33 200 Robert Bloch - American Gothic
by Jojo Lapin X
Aug 30, 2013 17:01:13 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.

31 294 FRANK WALFORD - TWISTED CLAY
by mains
Mar 27, 2014 7:55:43 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!

148 1,754 James Herbert - The Rats
by erebus
Apr 16, 2014 13:44:16 GMT
No New Posts Nel: The Non-horror/ Non-Fiction stuff

They also went in for some truly inspired exploitation numbers!

26 70 Gillian Freeman - The Leader
by Craig Herbertson
May 2, 2013 9:28:04 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.

75 451 The Curse
by pulphack
Mar 4, 2014 6:18:52 GMT
No New Posts Rivals of the Rats

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

48 302 The Worms - When Does the Slithering Terror Start?
by kooshmeister
Feb 6, 2014 13:59:10 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.

176 687 Richard Laymon - Dark Mountain
by demonik
Apr 14, 2014 7:43:35 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

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

77 612 The Wood ;)
by ripper
Mar 18, 2014 9:29:12 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.

68 351 The Haunting Of Toby Jugg - Dennis Wheatley
by David A. Riley
Jan 29, 2014 9:19:59 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.

43 282 Vampires of Finistere by Peter Saxon (Rex Dolphin)
by pulphack
Aug 5, 2013 8:08:13 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!

25 179 The Sorcerers: The Original Screenplay by John Burke
by droogie
Nov 25, 2013 12:55:12 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

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

45 529 Digit Books
by jamesdoig
Feb 18, 2014 19:37:51 GMT

Magazine Rack

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No New Posts Paperback Fanatic, Pulp Mania & Paperback Dungeon

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

47 488 Paperback Fanatic #28
by Craig Herbertson
Apr 9, 2014 19:04:49 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

83 649 The Horror Fields
by doomovertheworld
Apr 1, 2014 20:13:28 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.

28 494 Necronomicon Press
by demonik
Dec 30, 2013 19:29:52 GMT
No New Posts Ghosts & Scholars/ Haunted Library

Magnificent series of booklets by authors writing in the tradition of M. R. James. Some more than others ...

19 119 Sequel to Ghosts & Scholars Book of Shadows
by The Lurker In The Shadows
Apr 9, 2013 20:08:51 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.

134 867 Francis Cottam - The Resident
by Mike Brough
Apr 2, 2014 18:33:51 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.

46 480 Kontinental X
by demonik
Aug 22, 2013 11:36:33 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.

82 646 Adam Clayson - Death Discs:: Fatality In The Popular Song
by demonik
Mar 19, 2014 12:10:10 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

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

202 2,596 Hammer 2.0
by The Lurker In The Shadows
Apr 17, 2014 12:02:26 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.

99 861 Vargo Statten - Creature from the Black Lagoon
by kooshmeister
Apr 16, 2014 19:39:14 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!

87 503 John Dickson Carr
by pulphack
Mar 26, 2014 16:17:21 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

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

41 445 Richard Powers
by royk
Feb 2, 2014 19:13:45 GMT
No New Posts Saucy! Spicy! Dreadful!

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

36 309 Timothy Lea--Confessions of a Pop Performer
by ripper
Mar 12, 2014 10:32:52 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

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

78 676 Conan of Cimmeria by R E Howard, Carter, De Camp
by killercrab
Dec 21, 2013 18:37:26 GMT
No New Posts WAR!, Men's Adventure & General Tough Guy stuff

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

17 94 Shaun Hutson-Deadhead
by erebus
Mar 31, 2014 8:15:09 GMT
No New Posts Brit Westerns

Piccadilly Cowboys, Brit Westerns, Spaghetti Western novelisations or other related topics

25 133 Jubal Cade 3 : The Hungry Gun
by benedictjjones
Aug 25, 2012 20:11:39 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

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

14 239 Vault Football library
by demonik
Apr 17, 2014 8:18:47 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.

90 574 Mary Danby - The Nightmares Trilogy
by demonik
Mar 24, 2014 20:42:18 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

191 3,359 Best worst of 2014 as they happen ....
by demonik
Apr 14, 2014 10:31:36 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

174 1,600 What's the most you've paid for an old paperback?
by Robert Adam Gilmour
Mar 27, 2014 23:24:46 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

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

57 283 Missing Pages From The Night Comes On - Steve Duffy
by melmoth
Jan 8, 2014 6:58:54 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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