A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 
(a.k.a. George Preedy)
b.1886 d.1952
Marjorie Bowen was the pseudonym used by the prolific Mrs Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell Long when writing horror stories.
Short Stories Anthologies Edited
Black Magic: A Tale of the Rise and Fall of Antichrist, Alston Rivers (London) 1909
The Haunted Vintage, Odhams Press (London), 1921
I Dwelt in High Places, Collins (London), 1923
"Five Winds", Hodder & Stoddington (London), 1927
The Shadow on Mockways, Collins, 1932
Dr. Chaos, and The Devil Snar’d, Cassell (London), 1934 (as by George Preedy)
(Of interest is The Devil Snar’d)
The Man with the Scales, Hutchinson (London), 1954
Short Stories
God’s Playthings, Smith, Elder (London), 1912
Including: “The Burning of the Vanities”, “The Extraordinary Adventure of Grace Endicott”, “A Poor Spanish Lodging”, “Twilight”.
Shadows of Yesterday, Stories from an Old Catalogue, Smith, Elder (London), 1916
Including: “Giuditta’s Wedding Night”, “The Fair Hair of Ambrosine”, “Petronilla of the Laurel Trees”.
Curious Happenings, Mills & Boon (London), 1917
Including: “The Pond”, “Love”, “Belle Hutchinson”, “The Sign-Painter and the Crystal Fishes”.
Crimes of Old London, Odhams (London), 1919
Including: “Brent’s Folly”, “The Confession of Beau Sekforde” [aka “The Housekeeper”].
The Pleasant Husband and Other Stories, 1921
Including: “The Blue Glove”.
Seeing Life! and Other Stories, Hurst & Blackett (London), 1923
Including: "The Tarnished Mirror", “Ann Mellor’s Lover”, “The Avenging of Anne Leete”, “The Cabriolet”, “Decay”, “He Made a Woman”, “Kecksies”, “The Proud Pomfret”.
Dark Ann and Other Stories, John Lane (London), [1927]
Including: "The Accident", "A Persistent Woman", "Flower of Carnival", "Dark Ann".
Old Patch’s Medley; or, A London Miscellany, Being Some Adventures of the Old Gentleman in London City Some Two Hundred Years Ago or So, Here Recorded, Selwyn & Blount (London), 1928
Including: “The Confession of Beau Sekforde” [aka “The Housekeeper”].
The Gorgeous Lovers, and Other Stories, The Bodley Head (London), 1929
Including: “Florence Flannery”, “The Bishop of Hell”.
Sheep’s Head and Babylon, and other stories of yesterday and to-day, The Bodley Head (London), 1929
Including: “An Appointment with Stiffkey” [aka “Half Past Two”], “The Necromancers”, “The Pond”, “The Prescription”, “Sheep’s Head and Babylon”
Grace Latouche and the Warringtons, some nineteenth-century pieces, mostly Victorian, Selwyn & Blount (London), 1931
Including: “The Crown Derby Plate”, “Heliotrope”, “Kecksies”, “Raw Material”, “Marwood’s Ghost Story”, ”The Sign-Painter and the Crystal Fishes”.
The Last Bouquet: Some Twilight Tales, The Bodley Head (London), 1933
Includes: "The Last Bouquet", "Madam Spitfire", "The Fair Hair of Ambrosine", "The Hidden Ape", "The Avenging of Anne Leete", "The Crown Derby Plate", "The Prescription", "The Lady Clodagh", "Florence Flannery", "Kecksies", "The Sign-Painter and the Crystal Fishes", "Raw Material".
The Knot Garden: Some Old Fancies Reset, The Bodley Head (London), 1933. Pseud “George Preedy”
Including: “Red Champagne”, “Graf Maarten and the Idiot”.
Orange Blossoms, Heinemann (London), 1938. Pseud “Joseph Shearing”
Including: “She Knew What to Do”, “They Found My Grave”.
The Bishop of Hell and Other Stories, John Lane, The Bodley Head (London) 1949
Including: "The Fair Hair of Ambroise", "The Crown Derby Plate", "The Housekeeper", "Florence Flannery", "The Bishop of Hell", "The Grey Chamber", "The Avenging of Ann Leete", "Kecksies".
Kecksies and Other Twilight Tales, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wisc.), 1976
Including "The Hidden Ape", "Kecksies", "Raw Material", "The Avenging of Anne Leete", "The Sign-Painter and the Crystal Fishes", "The Crown Derby Plate", "The Breakdown", "One Remained Behind", "The House by the Poppy Field", "Florence Flannery", "Half Past Two" (aka "An Appointment with Stiffkey") .
Twilight and Other Supernatural Romances, Ash-Tree Press (Ashcroft, British Columbia), 1998
Including: "Dark Ann", "The Last Bouquet", "Madam Spitfire", "The Lady Clodagh", "Decay", "The Fair Hair of Ambrosine", "Ann Mellor's Lover", "Giuditta's Wedding Night", "Twilight", "The Burning of the Vanities", "A Stranger Knocked", "They Found My Grave", "Brent's Folly", "The confession of Beau Sekforde" (aka "The Housekeeper") "The Recluse and Springtime", "Vigil", and the short novel Julia Roseingrave.
Anthologies edited by Marjorie Bowen:
Great Tales of Horror, John Lane (London), 1933
Including: "The Grey Chamber" by Anon., "The Murder of Squire Langton" by M. Bowen, "Sir Dominick Sarsfield" by J.S. Le Fanu, "The Queen of Spades" by A. Pushkin, "The Two Sisters of Cologne" by Anon., "The Witch (St. John's Eve)" by Gogol, "The Ghost of a Head" by Anon., "The Great Keinplatz Experiment" by A.C. Doyle, "The Woman's Ghost Story" by A. Blackwood, "The Doppelganger" by "The Dead Bride" by Anon., "The Tapestried Chamber,' Sir W. Scott, "Almodoro's Cupid" by W.W. Astor, "The Skull,' Anon., "The Magic Mirror" by G. MacDonald, "The Red Room" by H.G. Wells, "In Letters of Fire" by G. Leroux, "The Legend of Dunblane" by Anon., "The Shining Pyramid" by A. Machen, "A Night in an Old Castle" by G. P. R. James.
More Great Tales of Horror, John Lane (London) [1935]
Including: "Laird of Cassway" by J. Hogg, "The Roon With the Arras", W. W. Fenn, "The Coffin Maker" by N. Poushkin, "Wicked Captain Walshawe of Wauling" by S. Le Fanu, "Wooden Woman" by A. Cunning ham, "The Fatal Hour" [translated from French by M. Bowen], Anon. "Elie Anderson's Revenge" by Anon., "The Haunted Mill" by Mrs. Catherine Crowe "The Laird of Cool's Ghost" by Anon., "The Sexton's Adventure" by J.S. Le Fanu, "Ezra Peden" by A Cunningham, "The Suitor of Selkirk" by Anon., "Hand on the Latch" by W.W. Fenn, "Laird of Wineholm" by J. Hogg, "Vision of Tom Chuff" by J.S. Le Fanu, "Fain Bride" by Anon., "Black Joe O' the Bow" by J. Smith, "A Ghost in Prison" by Mrs. Crowe, "The Accursed Portrait" [translated from French by M. Bowen], Anon., "Infernal Major Weir" by R. Chambers, "Spectre Lovers" by J.S. Le Fanu, "The Murder Hole" by Anon., "Perling Joan" by J. G. Lockhart, "Ghost on the Chain Pier" by W.W. Fenn, "Resurrectior Men" by D.M. Moir, "Ghost With the Golden Casket" by A. Cunningham.
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