Ashleigh Thomas might have made the biggest mistake of her life. Uprooting life as she knew it, moving back to Dallas to be closer to her family, she finds herself much closer to the one man to whom she had never been able to say no. Attempting to hide the fact that she moonlights as an erotic romance author, she quickly finds herself in his arms and his bed, hoping he'll fulfill some of those deep, dark desires she has always written about but never experienced for herself.
This collection contains the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins amongst the terrifying gems. In this veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy, some of the best minds in the history of English literature take on the world of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural.