Historical Lovecraft: Tales of Horror Through Time

by Paula R. Stiles, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Release date: 2011
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, anthology

Edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles.

Historical Lovecraft, a unique anthology blending historical fiction with horror, features 26 tales spanning centuries and continents. This eclectic volume takes the readers through places as varied as Laos, Greenland, Peru, and the Congo, and from antiquity until the 20th century, pushing the envelope of Lovecraftian lore. William Meikle's inquisitor tries to unravel the truth during a very hostile questioning. Jesse Bullington narrates the saga of a young Viking woman facing danger and destruction. E. Catherine Tobler stops in Ancient Egypt, where Pharaoh Hatshepsut receives an exquisite and deadly gift. Albert Tucher discovers that the dead do not remain silent in 10th century Rome. These are tales that reimagine history and look into the past through a darker glass. Tales that show evil has many faces and reaches through the centuries. Tales that will chill your heart.

Join us in our journey through horror and time, if you dare.

Stories by: Regina Allen, Jesse Bullington, Nathalie Boisard-Beudin, Mason Ian Bundschuh, Andrew G. Dombalagian, Mae Empson, Nelly Geraldine Garc a-Rosas, Orrin Grey, Sarah Hans, Travis Heermann, Martha Hubbard, Nathaniel Katz, Leigh Kimmel, Meddy Ligner, William Meikle, Daniel Mills, Aaron Polson, Y. Wahyu Purnomosidhi, Alter S. Reiss, Josh Reynolds, Julio Toro San Martin, Bradley H. Sinor, Molly Tanzer, Albert Tucher, E. Catherine Tobler, Bryan Thao Worra.


  • Introduction by Paula R. Stiles and Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • The God Lurking in Stone by Andrew Dombalagian
  • The Seeder from the Stars by Julio Toro San Martin
  • Deus ex Machina by Nathaniel Katz
  • If Only to Taste Her Again by E. Catherine Tobler
  • Shadows of the Darkest Jade by Sarah Hans
  • The Chronicle of Aliyat Son of Aliyat by Alter S. Reiss
  • Silently, Without Cease by Daniel Mills
  • The Good Bishop Pays the Price by Martha Hubbard
  • The Saga of Hilde Ansgardóttir by Jesse Bullington
  • An Interrupted Sacrifice by Mae Empson
  • Pralaya: The Disaster by Y. W. Purnomosidhi
  • The City of Ropes by Albert Tucher
  • Inquisitor by William Meikle
  • The Far Deep by Joshua Reynolds
  • City of Witches by Regina Allen
  • Ahuizotl by Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas
  • An Idol for Emiko by Travis Heermann
  • The Infernal History of the Ivybridge Twins by Molly Tanzer
  • Black Leaves by Mason Ian Bundschuh
  • The Second Theft of Alhazred's Manuscript by Bradley H. Sinor
  • Ngiri's Catch by Aaron Polson
  • What Hides and What Returns by Bryan Thao Worra
  • Black Hill by Orrin Gray
  • Amundsen's Last Run by Nathalie Boisard-Beudin
  • Red Star, Yellow Sign by Leigh Kimmel
  • Found in a Trunk from Extremadura by Meddy Ligner
updated 2013-04-14

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