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No New Posts Welcome to Vault

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

162 1,122 Fresh Meat
by tourist
Jul 31, 2019 8:07:44 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.

421 3,713 Mount Abraxas Press free download
by Middoth
Mar 21, 2020 18:20:52 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.

105 925 Peter Haining scrapbook
by dem bones
Mar 18, 2020 9:19:22 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.

168 1,340 Ramsey Campbell - Superhorror
by helrunar
Feb 28, 2020 20:52:36 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

100 1,378 Pan Horror #11 - Wedding Cake
by Swampirella
Mar 25, 2020 15:27:36 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.

123 1,038 Fontana Ghost & Horror listing 1960-1984
by kooshmeister
Mar 24, 2020 20:58:36 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!

92 818 Richard Dalby - Tales of Witchcraft
by dem bones
Feb 6, 2020 9:34:31 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.

77 867 Steve Jones - Mammoth Book Frankenstein
by kooshmeister
Mar 17, 2020 19:32:17 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.

115 1,794 Johnny Mains ed. - The Book of Horror Stories
by primrosehildebrand
Mar 18, 2020 9:17:06 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.

97 1,741 Plants Hate You: Vegetation 2
by Shrink Proof
Feb 21, 2020 16:28:10 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

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

133 1,698 Fritz Leiber - Night's Black Agents
by Craig Herbertson
Mar 13, 2020 23:01:12 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

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

48 432 Ramsey Campbell - Dark Feasts
by fritzmaitland
Mar 2, 2020 21:31:45 GMT
No New Posts Basil Copper (1924-2013)

Welcome to the Academy of Pain!

20 178 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.

87 814 Dion Fortune - The Secrets Of Dr. Taverner
by dem bones
Feb 6, 2020 19:21:57 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.

27 207 Christine Campbell Thomson - At Dead Of Night
by Middoth
Feb 29, 2020 12:36:01 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.

38 374 Charles Lloyd [ed.] - Thrills
by Dr Strange
Dec 17, 2019 15:17:30 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.

36 525 Lady Cynthia Asquith - 2nd Ghost Book
by Dr Strange
Jan 21, 2020 16:49:44 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.

152 2,022 What about the OTHER Benson brothers?
by cromagnonman
Mar 28, 2020 0:52:57 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)

199 1,361 Robert R. McCammon – Bethany's Sin
by andydecker
Mar 29, 2020 12:01:53 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

72 588 Hugh Zachary - Gwen, in Green
by helrunar
Feb 25, 2020 5:23:58 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!

46 368 Donald F Glut Tales of Frankenstein #10
by dem bones
Nov 5, 2019 16:19:15 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!

138 1,258 Disclosures in Scarlet by Carl Jacobi
by Jojo Lapin X
Feb 29, 2020 16:14:31 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

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

45 344 Robert Bloch - The Skull of the Marquis de Sade
by dem bones
Jan 26, 2020 11:10:56 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.

43 500 Alexandre Dumas - Horror At Fontenay
by dem bones
Jan 24, 2020 20:14:28 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!

190 2,623 Latest Finds II
by andydecker
Mar 29, 2020 11:42:55 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.

80 561 Edward Levy - The Beast Within
by kooshmeister
Mar 16, 2020 14:00:38 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).

67 499 Colin McLaren - Rattus Rex
by ripper
Mar 23, 2020 18:32:26 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.

193 902 Robert R. McCammon - Night Boat
by bluetomb
Mar 27, 2020 14:26:19 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

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

95 815 Guy N Smith - Demons
by bluetomb
Mar 20, 2020 18:31:58 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.

79 500 Dennis Wheatley - Uncharted Seas
by dem bones
Mar 9, 2020 7:05:48 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.

45 322 W. Howard Baker - Danger Man
by pulphack
Mar 7, 2020 10:20:33 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!

30 248 Ladygrove by John Burke
by cromagnonman
Dec 16, 2017 21:12:34 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

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

68 897 Best & Worst Reference Works
by dem bones
Feb 18, 2020 19:33:52 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.

89 885 Pulp Horror: All Review's Special
by humgoo
Mar 17, 2020 19:07:46 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

100 919 Haunt Of Horror
by helrunar
Feb 19, 2020 15:03:08 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.

37 688 Vampy Crew
by dem bones
Feb 19, 2020 8:52:46 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.

69 1,473 Mazes
by ropardoe
Mar 27, 2020 17:54:27 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.

191 1,315 Dracula vs Hitler - Patrick Sheane Duncan
by Swampirella
Feb 2, 2020 2:54:30 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.

52 679 Bedabbled! #5: Keyhole Love
by fritzmaitland
Sept 18, 2019 11:31:44 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.

by Dr Strange
Mar 1, 2020 14:13:15 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

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

247 4,097 What have you been watching?
by Knygathin
Mar 29, 2020 0:42:43 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.

133 1,238 Re-Animator - Jeff Rovin
by ripper
Mar 22, 2020 18:08:04 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!

20 165 Chris Stratton - Then Came Bronson #3: Rock!
by ripper
Dec 4, 2019 16:26:24 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!

112 825 Mildred A. Wirt--Clue of the Silken Ladder
by ripper
Mar 8, 2020 11:06:13 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

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

55 653 Alan Lee
by andydecker
Mar 18, 2020 19:48:17 GMT
No New Posts Bring Back Phwoar!

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

43 431 Simon Sheridan - Keeping The British End Up
by ripper
Feb 16, 2020 11:53:56 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

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

97 919 Moorcock - The Black Corridor
by andydecker
Jan 19, 2020 20:24:19 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.

70 585 Richard Lebherz - The Nazi Overcoat
by kooshmeister
Mar 13, 2020 12:02:48 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

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

27 613 Vault Football library
by ripper
Mar 27, 2020 11:34:10 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.

121 925 Christmas Tales of Terror--Chris Priestley
by darkbrabo
Mar 10, 2020 0:13:41 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

256 5,167 Horrors in real life.
by andydecker
Mar 29, 2020 11:42:09 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

252 2,326 English language, grammar, and cultural devices.
by Knygathin
Mar 24, 2020 23:53:17 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

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

85 410 The Hospice (1987) HTV-West anyone?
by The Lurker In The Shadows
Mar 25, 2020 16:34:36 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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