Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Saturday, August 4, 2012


Glancing over the megamountain and over my wish list, I find a lot of mysteries and fantasy.  Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Some of the books on Mount TBR:
  • Peter Ackroyd, Hawksmoor.
  • Marvin Albert, Clayburn.  (as "Al Conroy")
  • Grant Allen, Miss Cayley's Adventures.
  • __________, Hilda Wade (completed by Arthur Conan Doyle)
  • Charlotte Armstrong, The Black-Eyed Stranger.
  • Robert Arthur, Somebody's Walking on My Grave.
  • J. G. Ballard, Crash.
  • R. H. Benson, A Mirror of Shalott.
  • John Blackburn, A Scent of New-Mown Hay.
  • Lawrence Block, Random Walk.
  • Charles Brockden Brown, Weiland.
  • Arthur J. Burks, Look Behind You!
  • John Dickson Carr, Papa la-Bas.
  • Agatha Christie, Anknaton.
  • Basil Copper, The House of the Wolf.
  • Robertson Davies, Tempest-Tost.
  • Walter de la Mare, The Return.
  • August Deleth, The Hills Stand Watch.
  • Thomas M. Disch, Clara Reeve (as "Leonie Hargrave")
  • Arthur Conan Doyle, The Mystery of Cloomber.
  • H. F. Heard, The Lost Cavern.
  • Edward D. Hoch, The Transvection Machine
  • William Hope Hodgson, The Voice of the Ocean.
  • Shirley Jackson, Hangsaman.
  • J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Uncle Silas.
  • Stiuart Palmer, The Riddles of Hildegarde Withers.
  • Bill Pronzini, Six-Gun in Cheek.
  • G. W. M. Reynolds, Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf.
  • Anne Rice, The Witching Hour.
  • Craig Rice, Telefair.
  • James Malcolm Rymer, Varney the Vampire.
  • Henry Slesar, Enter Murderers.
  • Bram Stoker, The Lady of the Shroud.
  • Rex Stout, Red Threads.
  • Theodore Sturgeon, The Rare Breed.

Some of the books I hope to add to Mount TBR over the next year:
  • Robert Aickman, The Collected Strange Stories of Robert Aickman. (2 volumes)
  • Margery Allingham, Darings of the Red Rose.
  • Gertrude Atherton, The Foghorn.
  • Charles Beaumont, A Touch of the Creature.
  • Ben Benson, The Burning Fuse.
  • E. F. Benson, Sea-Mist.  (Volume 5 of his collected weird stories)
  • Charles Birkin, Devil's Spawn.
  • Algernon Blackwood, The Magic Mirror.
  • Anthony Boucher, Ellery Queen:  A Double Profile.
  • Ray Bradbury, It Came from Outer Space.
  • Joseph Payne Brennan, The Chronicles of Lucius Leffing.
  • Fredric Brown, The Pickled Punks.
  • A. M. Burrage, Intruders.
  • Hugh B. Cave, Murgunstrumm and Others.
  • R. Chetwynd-Hayes, The Psychic Detective.
  • Max Allan Collins, Target Lancer.
  • Ivan Cook, The Return of Arthur Conan Doyle.  (Supposedly a posthumous work "channeled" by the spirit of ACD)
  • Basil Copper, The Dark Mirror.
  • Mary Elizabeth Counselman, Half in Shadow.  (Consul paperback edition)
  • William R. Cox, Luke Short and His Era.
  • John Creasey, Gideon's Men. (as "J. J. Marric")
  • Bill Crider, Murder of a Beauty Shop Queen.  (Can't wait!)
  • "Deanna Dwyer"  (Dean Koontz), Children of the Storm.
  • Harlan Ellison, Harlan Ellison's Movie.
  • Jack Finney, I Love Galesburg in the Springtime.
  • Neil Gaiman, Black Orchid.
  • Ed Gorman, Cages.
  • Parnell Hall, The Wrong Gun.  (as "J. P. Hailey")
  • Edward Heron-Allen, The Collected Strange Papers of Christopher Blayre.
  • Joan Hess, Future Tense.
  • Carl Jacobi, East of Samarinda.
  • Rick Jennett, The Relunctant Ghost-Hunter.
  • __________ and A. F. Kidd, 472 Cheyne Walk:  Carnacki:  The Untold Stories.
  • Gerald Kersh, The Horrible Dummy.
  • Joe R. Lansdale, Atomic Chili.
  • Marjorie Lawrence, Number 7, Queer Street.  (British edition)
  • Frank Belknap Long, The Darkling Tide:  Previously Uncollected Poetry.
  • Arthur Machen, The Secret of the Sangraal.
  • Francis M. Nevins and Ray Stanich, The Sound of Detection:  Ellery Queen's Adventures in Radio.
  • William F. Nolan, Rio Renegades.  (as 'Terance Duncan")
  • Hugh Pentecost, The Complete Adventures of the Park Avenue Hunt Club.  (2 volumes)
  • Ellery Queen, The Adventure of the Murdered Moths.
  • Seabury Quinn, The Collected Jules de Grandin.  (3 volumes)
  • James Reasoner, Texas Wind.
  • Ray Russell, Absolute Power.
  • F. Paul Wilson, Nightworld.  (revised edition)


  1. Having read WEILAND, I'll be interested in your opinion.

    1. Be glad to, Bill. It'll probably end up as a Forgotten Book some Friday.