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Richard Matheson – Shock 2

Posted by demonik on August 12, 2007

Richard Matheson – Shock 2 (Sphere, 1978)


Brother to the Machine
No Such Thing As a Vampire
The Man Who Made the World
Graveyard Shift
The Likeness of Julie
Lazarus II
Big Surprise
From Shadowed Places
A Flourish of Strumpets

Master of the macabre Richard Matheson presents his second collection of stories to chill and terrify — thirteen SHOCKing tales that will make your blood run cold.

The man who became a machine …

The noblewoman who believed in vampires ….

The doctor who faced a witchdoctor’s voodoo curse …

The peculiar old man who gave local children a big surprise …

and many more characters guaranteed to give you the SHOCK of your life!


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Richard Matheson – SHOCK 3

Posted by demonik on August 5, 2007

Richard Matheson – SHOCK 3 (Sphere, 1978: Originally Corgi, 1967)



Shock! It’s easy to drive people out of their minds – here’s how to drive them out of their bodies!

Shock! All-devouring teenage temptresses – the ultimate weapons of war!

Shock! One of the cruelest mass-murders in history – repeated after seventy years. This time from beyond the grave!

Girl Of My Dreams
‘Tis The Season To Be Jelly
The Jazz Machine
The Disinheritors
Slaughter House
Shock Wave
When The Waker Sleeps
Witch War
First Anniversary
Miss Stardust
Full Circle
Nightmare At 20,000 Feet

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Richard Matheson – SHOCK!

Posted by demonik on August 5, 2007

Richard Matheson – SHOCK! (Sphere, 1978: Originally Corgi, 1962)



Shock! When you pick up a telephone and hear soft, menacing breathing, who is really on the other end?

Shock! When a meek little man suddenly goes totally, psychotically berserk – why?

Shock! When thousands upon thousands of cars stand abandoned on an empty beach – what has happened to their occupants?

The Children Of Noah
The Splendid Source
Long Distance Call
One For The Books
The Holiday Man
Dance Of The Dead
Legion Of Plotters
The Edge
The Creeping Terror
Death Ship
The Distributor

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