“At Old Man Eckert’s” by Ambrose Bierce

A story of a house that is…haunted? A gateway to another, horrible dimension? Something nice like that.  Join the Facebook party, and the Twitter freakfest @HalloweenHaunt. Find more stories by Bierce and more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Classic Reader will allow you to read along, if you like.

Music:

“Remains from the Past” by Grigor Iliev (from Soundclick.com)

“Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for Halloween 2016”

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“One Summer Night” by Ambrose Bierce

Don’t let the season mentioned in the title fool you; this is no beach romp. You’ll find more stories and poems at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.  If you’d like more Halloween, join me on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt , Google+ and Facebook.

One note–I edited the story a bit, to remove what I felt were unflattering ethnic stereotypes.

Read the original story.

Music:

“Industrial Music Box,” “Dopplerette” and “Moonlight Hall” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Retreat Down the Long Haul” by euphoreador (from MacJams.com)

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“John Mortonson’s Funeral” by Ambrose Bierce

We return to the lovely, twisted mind of Ambrose Bierce for a little vignette. If you have a story to tell, join me on our Google+ page, our Facebook page and on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. You can also tell your story and find many more at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

You’ll find a Google Book of The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce,Volume III: Can Such Things Be? where you can read along with me and find many other worthy tales.

Some of the music:

“Wounded” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Night Break” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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“Staley Fleming’s Hallucination” by Ambrose Bierce

Our friend Ambrose Bierce has another tale of the weird. Pass along your thoughts and favorite authors/pieces at  HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com. Don’t forget our Twitter feed @HalloweenHaunt and our Facebook page.

Read the story yourself here.

Music:

“Lasting Hope” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“The Mad Scientist” by David Chochoi (from Soundclick.com)

“Pale Rider” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“65. Piano Darkation” by tschai (from Soundclick.com)

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“An Arrest” By Ambrose Bierce

We enjoy a tale from great American writer and all-around great guy Ambrose Bierce, the first such tale from him in the Haunt.  Hopefully it won’t be the last. What stories would you like to hear?  Let us know at HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

You can read the tale online yourself.

Learn all about Ambrose Bierce and find more works, too, at Biercephile.com.

More biography is available….

Music:

Classic Horror 1” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

Confused State” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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