Elizabeth Walter (1927-2006) was a U.K. writer of short stories in the horror and fantasy genres.
She was brought up in the Welsh Border country (Herefordshire), and lived in London in later life though with periodic returns to the Wye Valley and the Black Mountains. An editor for a British publishing house, she edited Collins Crime Club titles for more than thirty years, from 1961-1993.
Several of her supernatural tales were inspired by travels in other countries, especially Germany.
She authored six short story collections and four novels. Three of her stories were filmed for television.
Speculative Fiction Novels (7)
| The Spirit of the Place and Other Strange Tales: The Complete Short Stories of Elizabeth Walter |
2017 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters |
1979 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| Dead Woman and Other Haunting Experiences |
1975 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| Come and Get Me and Other Uncanny Invitations |
1973 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| Davy Jones's Tale and Other Supernatural Stories |
1971 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| The Sin Eater and Other Scientific Impossibilities |
1967 | fantasy, horror, short stories
| Snowfall and Other Chilling Events |
1965 | fantasy, horror, short stories