The October stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.
- ‘The Death Of Halpin Frayser’ by Ambrose Bierce
- ‘Rip Van Winkle’ by Washington Irving
- ‘Heat’ by Joyce Carol Oates
- ‘On The Hill’ by Elizabeth Spencer
- ‘In The Region Of Ice’ by Joyce Carol Oates
- ‘Ghost Girls’ by Joyce Carol Oates
- ‘The Heroine’ by Patricia Highsmith
- ‘High Lonesome’ by Joyce Carol Oates
- ‘The Nine Billion Names Of God’ by Arthur C. Clarke
- ‘The Swimmers’ by Joyce Carol Oates
- ‘The Tragedy At Marsdon Manor’ by Agatha Christie
- ‘Three Is A Lucky Number’ by Margery Allingham
- ‘La Moretta’ by Maggie Shipstead
- ‘The Doll’s Ghost’ by F. Marion Crawford
- ‘Afterward’ by Edith Wharton
- ‘The Leather Funnel’ by Arthur Conan Doyle
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