|A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams is a multi-award-winning collection of creepy short stories and poems that are best read late at night when you’re all alone. If you enjoyed episodes of the TV series The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Tales of the Unexpected, and Are You Afraid of the Dark, then this book is for you.
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Praise for A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams
Amy Shannon – Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews
“This collection of innovative thinking (or uncanny dreams) by Firesmith is a remarkable work… The words almost haunted the pages… I loved reading all of the unique stories… This book is a definite recommendation by Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews.” Original review
“Enjoyable read! A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams is a great collection of short stories. I’m glad I had the chance to read them. These short stories are thrilling and exciting – most are scary and violent at times, but totally worth your time. I enjoyed A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams and I recommend it!” Original review
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“These stories… are a window into an alternative state of being. Definitely a collection for those that enjoy the questions of what lies in the dark corners or just beyond the reach of the headlights on a cold, dark night.” Original review
Ye Olde Bookworm
“A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams by Donald Firesmith is your classic shouldn’t read before bedtime rush. A fun read, and I look forward to reading more of Firesmith’s work in the future.” Original review
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Quotes from the Book
“Even though the lack of footprints proved I was alone, I couldn’t help feeling that I was being watched from those shadows, that something glared at me with malice and resented my intrusion into its dark domain.” – from “The Haunting of the Ederescu House”
Publisher: Magical Wand Press
Edition: Second edition
Publication Date: 27 April 2023
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Name: Firesmith, Donald.
Title: A Cauldron of Uncanny Dreams / by Donald Firesmith.
Description: Second edition. | Pittsburgh : Magical Wand Press, 2023.
Summary: A collection of spooky short stories. | Audience: Adult. | Language: English
Identifiers: ISBN: 979-8392526475 ASIN B0C2SM662X (Amazon paperback) | ASIN B0CK54WLL4 (Amazon ebook) | 978-1005671334 (Smashwords ebook) | ASIN B0BCXDPFH4 (Amazon/Audible audiobook)
Subjects: BISAC: FICTION / Occult & Supernatural. | Fiction / Horror. | LCSH: American–Fantasy–Fiction. | American–Paranormal–Fiction. | GSAFD: Horror fiction. | Occult fiction. | Fantasy fiction.