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.

173 1,242 Hello from Germany!
by Alf
Jul 20, 2022 18:01:48 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.

445 4,170 Paul Finch - Walkers In The Dark
by finchinfin
Sept 28, 2022 11:48:34 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.

125 1,259 Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories
by dem bones
Sept 24, 2022 9:06:42 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.

173 1,539 Edmund Crispin – Best Tales of Terror
by Michael Connolly
Sept 10, 2022 3:29:46 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

103 1,468 Pan Horror # 8 - 'king Hatbox Head
by Dr Strange
Aug 1, 2022 13:25:01 GMT
No New Posts Aickman, Bernard, 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 Bernard & Co.

129 1,441 R. Chetwynd-Hayes - Fontana Ghost 10
by weirdmonger
Sept 14, 2022 15:59:44 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!

98 926 R. Dalby & R. Pardoe - Ghosts And Scholars
by Michael Connolly
Sept 11, 2022 21:07:14 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.

84 920 Jones & Campbell (eds.) - Best New Horror 5
by dem bones
May 17, 2022 12:36:04 GMT
No New Posts 2000 and Beyond: The Brit Horror Anthology in the new century

The veterans meet the new breed: The Black Books of Horror, the 'Terror Tales' series, 'Horror Uncut!,' 'Scare Tactics,' 'Kitchen Sink Gothic' & Co.

This section dedicated to the memory of Charles Black, dead too soon 15/3/2019.

144 2,440 The Horned God
by Jojo Lapin X
Sept 29, 2022 20:20:14 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.

139 2,732 Haunted Bench stories
by Michael Connolly
Sept 25, 2022 18:58:16 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

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

160 2,091 Walter de la Mare
by weirdmonger
Oct 2, 2022 11:25:50 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

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

54 514 Ramsey Campbell - Demons by Daylight
by enoch
Jul 29, 2022 15:32:02 GMT
No New Posts Basil Copper (1924-2013)

Welcome to the Academy of Pain!

20 177 Basil Copper - And Afterward, The Dark
by Shrink Proof
Feb 21, 2020 16:48:43 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.

97 974 E. F. Benson - Visible And Invisible
by helrunar
Oct 1, 2022 17:58:57 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.

27 208 Bassett Morgan
by helrunar
Mar 12, 2022 2:51:28 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.

40 401 Charles Lloyd [ed] - Tales Of Dread
by amoconejos81
Feb 9, 2022 15:11:24 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.

42 685 L P Hartley - The Travelling Grave
by weirdmonger
Sept 30, 2022 5:18:14 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.

178 2,723 Oliver Onions - The Dead of Night
by weirdmonger
Sept 30, 2022 16:02:55 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)

309 1,943 Alfred Hitchcock [Don Ward] – Bar The Doors
by dem bones
Sept 25, 2022 9:45:03 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

93 702 Stories From The Other Passenger - John Keir Cross
by Knygathin
Sept 24, 2022 13:23:41 GMT
No New Posts Robert E. Lory, Donald F. Glut, Richard Laymon

Dracula Returns, The New Adventures Of Frankenstein, Horrorscope, Bugged, More Tales Of The Frightened, The Cellar, Out Are The Lights, and the 'Brother Blood' mystery solved at last. Welcome to Funland!

52 409 The Donald Glut 1970s Frankenstein Novels Availability
by jamesdoig
Jun 11, 2022 4:56:35 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!

154 1,762 August Derleth - The Trail of Cthulhu
by andydecker
Jul 19, 2022 8:53:30 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

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

47 352 Psycho Review
by andydecker
May 30, 2022 10:12:38 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.

53 699 James Doig [ed.] - Australian Nightmares
by dem bones
Aug 4, 2022 7:56:53 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!

204 3,313 Latest Finds II
by andydecker
Sept 13, 2022 19:58:51 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.

81 626 The Flesh Eaters L.A. Morse
by Alf
Jun 14, 2022 16:58:03 GMT
No New Posts Rivals of the Rats

When Animals Attack! Bugs, slugs, maggots, rats, cats, dogs, birds, rats, creepy crawlies, reptiles, pathological poultry, livestock & Co. versus mankind. In short: All Creatures Great And Small (hate us).

75 565 William Essex - From Below
by kooshmeister
Aug 16, 2022 13:00:43 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.

243 1,120 Gerald Suster - The Block
by helrunar
Aug 7, 2022 0:21:24 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

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

107 934 Guy N. Smith - Night Of The Crabs
by bluetomb
Jul 21, 2022 12:58:12 GMT
No New Posts Dennis Wheatley novels, 'True' Ghost stories, 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.

101 1,117 Alan Robson - Nightmare on your Street
by dem bones
Sept 27, 2022 18:11:38 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.

45 325 Leo Brett - The Alien Ones
by dem bones
Aug 8, 2022 10:09:48 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!

30 256 Tales of Unease T.V series
by The Lurker In The Shadows
Sept 13, 2022 18:26:51 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

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

77 1,298 Index to 'Ghost Stories' magazine
by cauldronbrewer
Sept 16, 2022 11:42:55 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.

101 986 Paperback Fantastic
by dem bones
Aug 19, 2022 13:09:25 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

123 1,123 Alan Grant RIP
by andydecker
Aug 19, 2022 18:54:52 GMT
No New Posts Cut, Pritt stick & Photocopy: Fanzines & Small Press pre-2000

Your favourites from pre-internet days when everyone with access to paper, glue, stapler and vat of correction fluid was an editor.

38 946 Zines for every occasion ....
by samdawson
Sept 7, 2022 15:27:28 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.

78 1,805 David G. Rowlands - Eye Hath Not Seen
by helrunar
Aug 26, 2022 3:43:12 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.

231 1,729 John Llewellyn Probert - How Grim Was My Valley
by ramseycampbell
Oct 1, 2022 13:43:36 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.

61 764 We Belong Dead
by dem bones
Sept 8, 2022 6:57:57 GMT

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

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No New Posts Some People Say It's Just Rock 'n Roll ...

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

96 1,155 The Fall
by helrunar
Sept 4, 2022 15:08:21 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

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

268 4,960 What have you been watching?
by helrunar
Oct 3, 2022 15:10:00 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.

148 1,392 Christopher Golden - Spike & Dru Pretty Maids all in a Row
by andydecker
Apr 18, 2022 10:49:21 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!

22 231 Sol Yurick - The Warriors
by drauch
Jul 29, 2021 15:09:51 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!

117 940 Sherlock Holmes - Different editions
by Jojo Lapin X
Aug 20, 2022 19:50:45 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

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

64 818 Cursed Paintings
by helrunar
Mar 5, 2022 14:49:04 GMT
No New Posts Bring Back Phwoar!

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

46 474 Film Extra by Timothy Lea
by ripper
Feb 27, 2022 19:42:23 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

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

107 1,103 Alfred Bester - Starburst
by bluetomb
Jun 3, 2022 15:43:13 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.

77 655 Danny Black 5: Warlord by Chris Ryan
by andydecker
Jul 3, 2022 13:24:04 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

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

32 907 Dave Roberts - The Bromley Boys
by dem bones
Dec 6, 2021 11:41:56 GMT
No New Posts Terrify the Small! Scary Books & Comics for the very young

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

136 1,157 Anna Taborska - A Song For Barnaby Jones
by dem bones
Aug 31, 2022 17:39:43 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

324 7,551 Helrunar's House of Horror and Hilarity
by helrunar
Oct 1, 2022 3:46:23 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

285 2,590 puzzling "Instance of the Ridiculous" from Christmas Frolick
by toff
Oct 1, 2022 14:34:10 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

Place where members can swap their doubles. You can also put your Want Lists here if you like, though we'd not recommend it unless you like paying inflated prices.

93 462 Wanted: WITCHCRAFT magazines
by cauldronbrewer
Oct 18, 2021 19:31:21 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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