The Ultimate Halloween eBook ↠ The Ultimate ePUB

The Ultimate Halloween eBook ↠ The Ultimate ePUB


10 thoughts on “The Ultimate Halloween

  1. Kimberly Kimberly says:

    I enjoyed this book of Halloween stories I had not read any of these before, so they were all new to me Nothing known from the past anyway This deff got me into the Halloween spirit


  2. Harris Harris says:

    As one of my favorite holidays, I love to get into the Halloween spirit by reading a good collection of spooky stories this was the first I have read that featured only stories based around the 31st of October This is an entirely adequate anthology of Halloween tales, including both old and new stories Classics from the pens of Edith Wharton and H.P Lovecraft are found side by side with works by modern authors, and a wide variety of genres are represented, from horror to memoir, mystery to fantasy While this mix of things keep the anthology from becoming stale, it also makes for an uneven tone, placing stories of childish whimsy next to some pretty dark tales I have nothing against either, but it is a bit jarring to go right from one to the other, in my opinion The stories themselves are generally entertaining, though hardly memorable, with a few only marginally featuring Halloween at all My favorites were R.J Lewis Into the Abyss, a story about a make up artist s greatest costume challenge and Uncle Evil Eye, an autobiographical and nostalgic look at childhood Halloween For the most part, though, this bag of Halloween candy was mostly candy corn and Bazooka Bubblegum, with only a few candy bars to be found.


  3. Abbey Abbey says:

    BOTTOM LINE Mixed bag of stories centered around Halloween doings and beings some old stories, most new, several excellent, some funny, all with a horrific edge The best IMO, are Al Sarrantonio s Pumpkin Head 1982, Edith Wharton s All Souls , William Nolan s The Halloween Man , 1986, and Parke Godwin s A Matter of Taste 2001, plus Edward D Hoch s Nick Velvet story is lots of fun, The Theft of the Halloween Pumpkin 1983 Also includes John Gregory Betancourt, The Devil s Own , 2001Mark Bilgray, Evening Spirit , 2001Marilyn Mattie Brahen, Trick or Treat with Jesus , 2001Carole Bugge, Uncle Evil Eye , 2001Esther Freisner, Auntie Elspeth s Halloween Story, or The Gourd, the Bad and the Ugly , 2001Ron Goulart, The Phantom Highwayman , 2001Herminie T Kavanagh, The Banshee s Comb Terry Kaye, The Witch who Hated Halloween , 2001R.J Lewis, Into the Abyss , 2001H.P Lovecraft, The Unspeakable , 1939Terry McGarry, Miasma , 2001Darrell Schweitzer Tom O Bedlam s Night Out , 1977


  4. Jen Garuti Jen Garuti says:

    When I started reading the last story I thought, oh some wrote some Darby O Gill fanfiction haha, no, it s the actually story the movie was based on I actually have wanted to read that since I was 8 However not just the dialog in the story but the entire thing was written in dialect and I hate reading in dialect Still interesting to finally read it Overall, this book of short stories was ok I liked Pumpkin Head, Halloween Man, and Uncle Evil Eye Those are probably the only ones I d reread.


  5. Marsha Marsha says:

    It s never too late or too early for Halloween For those who think Halloween is the best time of year, that it s even better than Christmas, that it was high time it was made a national holiday in America, dammit, this book of short stories revolving around the holiday is for them These stories are, by turns, funny, scary, quirky thought provoking or simply entertaining However, I would have preferred an inclusion of eroticism or the sexual among these stories Given the proliferation of naughty costumes that appear on Halloween, it didn t seem too much to expect a tale of sexy capering on October 31st Presumably the editor was aiming this towards a different kind of readership.The editor also eschewed most of the usual suspects There are no vampires, werewolves, mummies or beings of that ilk There are however visits from the devil, witches and the odd fairy or two The Ultimate Halloween has stories that feature annoyed elders, devilish children, intrepid detectives, unnamable horrors and, of course, pumpkins I picked my favorite almost right away Which one will you choose


  6. Eric Eric says:

    This is a nice little anthology, with a few outstanding stories Most are pleasantly mediocore, while one was just horrible, which I ll get to in a minute The first story, Auntie Elspeth s Halloween Story or The Gourd, The Bad, and The Ugly was charming and fun and got the book off to a good start Other favorites included The Halloween Man and Pumpkin Head Uncle Evil Eye was a nice memory of a Halloween past, and The Phantom Highwayman was a solid mystery Beyond that, the stories don t tend to stand out The one story I hated was Trick or Treat with Jesus The characters were cardboard stereotypes and it was over the top preachy, which is very ironic considering that the author was obviously trying to make a point against overly preachy people In summary, not the best Halloween anthology out there, but probably not the worst either.


  7. Angel Angel says:

    I would give this book 3.5 stars As with most anthologies, there were some stories I didn t care for and some I loved My favorite one in this collection, is The Halloween Man It was about a spooky character who carries a sack around to steal little kid s souls on Halloween, the only day of the year that is he is allowed on earth Some of the stories just didn t have enough of a Halloween feel to them that I would expect from a Halloween book But for the most part, it s worth the read


  8. Marcella Marcella says:

    eh decent in the Halloweentown, Goosebumps kind of way Not really scary, not really original Decent stories Auntie Elspeth s Halloween Story or the Gourd, the Bad, and the Ugly Esther Freisner Inter the Abyss R.J Lewis All Souls Edith Wharton The Halloween Man William F Nolan A Matter of Taste Parke Godwin


  9. Kimmyh Kimmyh says:

    It was ok pretty much sums up my thoughts on this particular collection There were a few decent stories, but, none that really stuck with me and a few of the older ones I found downright boring.


  10. Rachel Rachel says:

    A mixed bag Some very good stories, some real stinkers Definitely Read ALL SOULS by Edith Wharton THE UNNAMEABLE by HP Lovecraft PUMPKIN HEAD by Al Sarrantonio


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The Ultimate Halloween ❴Epub❵ ➛ The Ultimate Halloween Author Marvin Kaye – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Halloween The word itself instantly conjures up images of costumed trick or treaters, ghosts and ghouls rising from their graves After the death of her beloved Grandmother Hudson, Rain found herself c Halloween The word itself instantly conjures up images of costumed trick or treaters, ghosts and ghouls rising from their graves After the death of her beloved Grandmother Hudson, Rain found herself caught in a In the grand tradition of the works of Edgar Allan Poe, HP Lovecraft, and Anne Rice, The Ultimate Halloween gathers together a collection of new and old, unique and terrifying fantasy and horror stories centering around the holiday known as All Hallows Eve Here you ll find Al Sarrantonio s Pumpkin Head, William F Nolan s The Ultimate ePUB Ò The Halloween Man, and a bevy of other spine tingling worksSo lock the doors, dim the lights, and allow your host for the evening editor Marvin Kaye to usher you through the darkened streets and haunted forests of the imagination But be sure to keep your mask on tight the creatures of the night are less likely to attack if they think you re one of themContents Auntie Elspeth s Halloween Story, or The Gourd, The Bad, and the Ugly, Esther Freisner The Witch Who Hated Halloween, Terry Kaye Tom O Bedlam s Night Out, Darrell Schweitzer Miasma, Terry McGarry Evening Spirit, Marc Bilgray Pumpkin Head, Al Sarrantonio Trick or Treat with Jesus, Marilyn Mattie Brahen Into the Abyss, RJ Lewis The Theft of the Halloween Pumpkin, Edward D Hoch The Devil s Own, John Gregory Betancourt All Souls, Edith Wharton Uncle Evil Eye, Carole Bugg The Phantom Highwayman, Ron Goulart The Unnameable, HP Lovecraft The Halloween Man, William F Nolan A Matter of Taste, Parke Godwin The Banshee s Comb, Herminie T Kavanagh.

    Kindle Welcome to the Kindle ereader store and terrifying fantasy and horror stories centering around the holiday known as All Hallows Eve Here you ll find Al Sarrantonio s Pumpkin Head, William F Nolan s The Ultimate ePUB Ò The Halloween Man, and a bevy of other spine tingling worksSo lock the doors, dim the lights, and allow your host for the evening editor Marvin Kaye to usher you through the darkened streets and haunted forests of the imagination But be sure to keep your mask on tight the creatures of the night are less likely to attack if they think you re one of themContents Auntie Elspeth s Halloween Story, or The Gourd, The Bad, and the Ugly, Esther Freisner The Witch Who Hated Halloween, Terry Kaye Tom O Bedlam s Night Out, Darrell Schweitzer Miasma, Terry McGarry Evening Spirit, Marc Bilgray Pumpkin Head, Al Sarrantonio Trick or Treat with Jesus, Marilyn Mattie Brahen Into the Abyss, RJ Lewis The Theft of the Halloween Pumpkin, Edward D Hoch The Devil s Own, John Gregory Betancourt All Souls, Edith Wharton Uncle Evil Eye, Carole Bugg The Phantom Highwayman, Ron Goulart The Unnameable, HP Lovecraft The Halloween Man, William F Nolan A Matter of Taste, Parke Godwin The Banshee s Comb, Herminie T Kavanagh."/>
  • Paperback
  • 322 pages
  • The Ultimate Halloween
  • Marvin Kaye
  • English
  • 10 March 2018
  • 9780743423960

About the Author: Marvin Kaye

He is the editor of Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, and both editor and co publisher of America s oldest supernatural periodical, Weird Tales magazineA native of Philadelphia, PA he is a graduate of Penn State, with an M A in theatre and English literature he recently headed the tutoring staff of the Manhattan campus of Mercy College is Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing at New York University, has taught mystery writing in England for the Smithsonian Institute, has served as a judge for the Edgar, International Thriller Writers, Nero and The Ultimate ePUB Ò World Fantasy Awards, and is Artistic Director for The Open Book, New York s oldest readers theatre company He is listed in both Who s Who in America and Who s Who in Entertainment.