Lady X., after walking in a wood near her house in Ireland, found that she had lost an important key. She dreamed that it was lying at the root of a certain tree, where she found it next day, and her theory is the same as that of Mr. A., the o... Read more of The Lost Key at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Dream That Knocked At The Door
The following is an old but good story. The Rev. Josep...

An Agreeable Explanation
A gentleman of undoubted veracity relates the followi...

Jeanne D'arc
Upon her trial, as it is repeated by Chartier, she...

The Last Ghost In Harmony
BY NELSON LLOYD From his perch on the blacksmith's...

Canon Alberic's Scrap-book
St Bertrand de Comminges is a decayed town on the spurs...

The Major's Lease
A curious little story was told the other day in a ce...

Sir Hugh Ackland
The following remarkable fact shews the necessity of ...

The Mignonette
Mrs. Herbert returned with her husband from London to t...

The Black Dog And The Thumbless Hand
[Some years ago I published in a volume of tales called...

The Mysterious Island
In the beautiful Chu-san archipelago there is a small...





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The Rival Ghosts
The good ship sped on her way across the calm Atlantic. It was an outward passage, according to the little charts which the company had charily distributed, but most of the passengers were homeward bound, after a summer of rest a...

One Does Not Always Eat What Is On The Table
By the light of a tallow candle which had been placed on one end of a rough table a man was reading something written in a book. It was an old account book, greatly worn; and the writing was not, apparently, very legible, for the man ...

What May Happen In A Field Of Wild Oats
". . . The sun had hardly risen when we left the house. We were looking for quail, each with a shotgun, but we had only one dog. Morgan said that our best ground was beyond a certain ridge that he pointed out, and we crossed it by a t...

A Man Though Naked May Be In Rags
The coroner rose from his seat and stood beside the dead man. Lifting an edge of the sheet he pulled it away, exposing the entire body, altogether naked and showing in the candle-light a claylike yellow. It had, however, broad maculat...