Ezra Vasquez's Reviews > Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents: 13 Tales of New American Gothic

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents by Elaine Menge
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Apr 24, 2017

really liked it
Recommended for: People who like ghost stories

This is a very enjoyable collection of ghost and weird stories that span several genres, everything from paranormal/science fiction to historical mystery. The highlights for me were "The Wall" by Rhys Bowen and "Ten Thousand Cold Nights," by James Lincoln Warren. The latter is a Japanese themed ghost story that, while not a historical mystery per se, incorporates a good deal of Japanese history.

"The Gorilla Murders," by O'Neil De Noux, also deserves honorable mention--a historical mystery set in New Orleans. It pays homage to Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue."

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March 22, 2017 – Started Reading
March 22, 2017 – Shelved
April 23, 2017 – Finished Reading

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