Nightmare! The First Ever Dark Fantasy Novel

Also published as Nightmare! A Tale of Waking Terror by Francis Stevens.Come now and see a strange island peopled with monstrous beings and carnivorous plants, on which vie two...

The Heads of Cerberus The Book that Created Dystopian Sci Fi

This book, set in a dystopian Philadelphia in 2118, invented a new, creepier kind of dystopian Sci Fi.Perhaps the first science fantasy to use the alternate time-track, or...

Claimed! The Tale of Undersea Gods That Inspired Cthulu

Gertrude Barrows Bennet is better known by her pen-name, Francis Stevens. With a career that only spanned three years between 1917 and 1920, when she stopped writing after her...

Serapion A tale of Demonic Possession from the Victorian Era

In a career that spanned a mere three years, Gertrude Barrows Bennett (writing as Francis Stevens) published half a dozen books that came to define the genres that followed on....