Hark! Don’t read this book if a deranged maniac has escaped from the local asylum. Otherwise, enjoy the horror!STORIES IN THIS BOOK:
SOMETHING IN THE ATTIC: Norma goes to the attic for a Halloween.costume. She lapses into unconsciousness after reading from an old book that belonged to her grandma, who was burned at the stake during the Salem witch trials,.
FIDO: After George loses his job and decides to leave his hometown to start a new life, he considers a rich recluse an easy target for some fast cash except for the sign on the wall of her estate, “Beware of Fido”.
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS Four friends make New Year’s resolutions to overcome phobias each of them have in the coming year. A month later, three of them have met with unexplained deaths. The survivor keeps having nightmares his friends were murdered.
RED HATS MASQUERADE BALL A retired psychopath can’t wait to blind and disfigure a group of ladies with an exploding gag gift at their upcoming Halloween party.
THE ICE MAN A woman and her boy friend try to convince her bridge partner that her husband is an infamous hit man with a reputation for unspeakable acts and cruelty.
THE MAKEOVER: A plastic surgeon seeks revenge for his serving hard time in prison for ten years due to a malicious client bribing the judge, jury, the attorneys, and the warden.
THE BLIZZARD: The worst blizzard in thirty years spoils Helen’s Christmas holiday with her husband at a secluded estate on the very night a maniac escapes from the local asylum.
IT LURKS ON THE MOUNTAIN: Three hunters are missing and the game warden has found bloody body parts of headless torsos at Widow’s Peak. Is there really a hairy monster on the mountain or is Bubba Rexrode up to his old tricks?
COLD CALLS Mortimer will stop at nothing to find new clients for a failing funeral parlor business passed down to him by his ruthless father.
THE TOMB: The museum director offers Brian one last chance to keep the job by finding the last undiscovered Egyptian Pharaoh’s tomb, despite ancient beliefs that doing so will bring death to all mankind.