Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories Not for the Nervous by Miriam Allen DeFord, Allan Ullman, Margot Bennett, Lucille Fletcher, Idris Seabright, Carter Dickson, Bruno Fischer, Raymond E. Banks, Hal Dresner, William Sambrot, Dorothy L. Sayers, Margaret St. Clair, Fredric Brown, Richard Matheson, Mike Marmer, Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Gilbert, Gerald Kersh, Ellis Peters, Joseph Payne Brennan, Christine Noble Govan, Robert Arthur, Jack Ritchie, Ray Bradbury, Julian May, Henry Slesar

363 pages first pub 1965 (editions)

fiction horror mystery short stories dark mysterious tense medium-paced
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