Beloved horror author H.P. Lovecraft wrote no fewer than 63 short stories between 1917 and 1935, and they’re all available to ebook readers for the low, low price of $0.
Blogger Cthulu Chick—named after the cosmic monster that’s now Lovecraft’s most famous creation—put together the collection in EPUB, MOBI and PDF formats, so devices from Nooks to Kindles (and even old-fashioned computers) are covered. Lovecraft’s works are all in the public domain (he “was a terrible businessman,” according to Cthulu Chick), so the collection is 100 percent legal. Though you may sacrifice some of the shelf appeal of hardcover collections like the Necronomicon, you can’t beat the price.
Of course, this complete collection offers a lot to wade through, and not every piece is a winner. But hplovecraft.com compiled a list of visitors’ favorite stories and those recommended for first-time readers. For my money ($0, remember), there’s no better place to start than 1927’s mesmerizing “The Colour Out of Space.” Hope you’ve got a night light.
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