In post Civil War New York City, Detective Pat O'Malley is living inside Poe's Cottage in the Bronx. O'Malley is haunted by Poe one night, and the detective finds a strange note. As a result, O'Malley decides to prove that Edgar Allan Poe did not die in Baltimore from an alcoholic binge but was, instead, murdered. O'Malley quickly becomes embroiled in a "cold case" that thrusts him into the lair of one of the most sinister and ruthless killers in 1865 New York City.
What would Natalie Wood do if she were a ghost returning to the scene of her death? Can a person be guilty of murder if he kills while walking in his sleep? Is the ghost of Cubs' legendary hero, Hack Wilson, haunting the club house on Catalina? You'll find out in this collection of haunting tales from the author and publisher of Horror on the Installment Plan.