The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories

by Algernon Blackwood
Release date: 1906
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, short stories

Certain houses like certain persons manage somehow to proclaim at once their character for evil. In the case of the latter no particular feature need betray them; they may boast an open countenance and an ingenuous smile; and yet a little of their company leaves the unalterable conviction that there is something radically amiss with their being: that they are evil.

Contents:

  • The Empty House
  • A Haunted Island
  • A Case of Eavesdropping
  • Keeping His Promise
  • With Intent to Steal
  • The Wood of the Dead
  • Smith: An Episode in a Lodging House
  • A Suspicious Gift
  • The Strange Adventures of a Private Secretary in New YorkBlackwood
  • Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp
(updated 2010-09-07)

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