Necronomicon – fictional grimoire

The Necronomicon is a fictional grimoire (textbook of magic) appearing in the stories by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft and his followers. It was first mentioned in Lovecraft’s 1924 published …

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70s Monster Memories – book

70s Monster Memories is a 2015 British book from the writers of We Belong Dead magazine. The 400 page full colour soft back book contains over seventy chapters covering nearly every aspect of 1970s horror …

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Nightmare USA – book by Stephen Thrower

Nightmare USA is a huge (528 pages) tome by musician and author Stephen Thrower (Eyeball Compendium; Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci; Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesus Franco and …

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Phil Hardy – writer

Phil Hardy, who died on 8th April 2014, was a film and music industry writer. Born in Yorkshire in 1945, Hardy studied at the University of Sussex and the University of California, …

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The Dark Shadows Cookbook

The Dark Shadows Cookbook was published in 1970 by Ace Books to accompany Dan Curtis’ hit American TV horror soap opera series. Unlike Cooking Price-Wise with Vincent Price, which made sense …

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Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Pan Book of Horror Stories was a paperback series of short horror story anthologies published by Pan Books Ltd. The series ran to thirty volumes, the first published in …

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