Armchair Fiction presents extra large paperback collections of the best in classic horror short stories. "Horror Gems, Volume One" features works by August Derleth, Carl Jacobi, Seabury Quinn, Emil Petaja, H. Beam Piper, Allison V. Harding, Gregory Luce, Manly Banister, and others. Witness supernatural forces unleashing their fury when man meddles with the unknown in "Whisper Water" and "The Murderous Steam Shovel." Uncover the horrible truths of ancient myth and legend in "Return of the Shoggoth" and "Song in the Thicket." Take a fantastic ride into the world of the macabre in "The Spanish Camera" and "A Black Solitude." Test your inner fortitude while enjoying the ghostly antics of "The Ebony Stick" and "The Insistent Ghost." Come join some of the best known horror writers of all time on an unprecedented excursion into the nightmares of childhood and the darkest corners of the human mind; it's a never-ending quest to provoke our fears of the creaks and squeaks that we sometimes hear in the black of the night.