Posted on December 23, 2008 by Flames
Welcome to Darklore Manor, where spirits of the dead do not rest easy, nor do they find release from their eternal suffering… Enter a dark realm of living gargoyles, sinister shadows, diabolical dolls, haunted havens and undead nightmares risen from the grave.
This illustrated anthology contains thirteen tales of terror by Joseph Vargo, Joseph Iorillo and Timothy Bennett, including several stories from Dark Realms Magazine and an original novella based on Nox Arcana’s haunting concept album, Darklore Manor.
The Coroner—A mortician makes a horrifying discovery while working the graveyard shift.
Black Heart—A reporter in search of the paranormal investigates a tale of witches and the undead in the Louisiana bayou.
Mr. Stitch—A slumber party prank summons an urban legend with horrifying consequences.
Darkness Immortal—An old journal leads three men to uncover a dark secret that lies buried in a hidden gravesite.
Golem—An archeologist examines a monstrous gargoyle to discover its unholy origins.
Spiders in the Attic—A young girl is haunted by nightmares about an evil force that dwells in the abandoned house next door.
Brotherhood of Shadows—A man working his way through the mysterious ranks of a secret society faces a deadly challenge.
Afraid of the Dark—A mysterious storyteller relates a nighmarish tale of bloodthirsty creatures that lurk in an old well deep in the woods.
Sister Salvation—A young woman is kidnapped and tormented by a sadistic inquisitor who believes he is saving her soul from demonic possession.
The Pumpkin Patch—Terror ensues after three teens set out to steal a pumpkin from an old witch on Halloween night.
The Westgate Phantom—A paranormal investigator checks into an old hotel that is said to be haunted by the murderous spirit of an evil doctor.
The Doll—A young boy is tormented by a sinister clown doll on his toy shelf.
The Legend of Darklore Manor—A team of paranormal investigators explore an abandoned Victorian mansion with a sinister history and awaken an ancient evil that hungers for human souls.
Visit the Monolith Graphics website for more information on The Legend of Darklore Manor and other work by Joseph Vargo.