The Loved Dead and Other Tales
By C. M. Eddy, Jr.
This second collection of C. M. Eddy, Jr. short stories showcases his Weird Tales creations together with a variety of other tales. These thirteen tales taken from their original manuscripts show the diversity and range that he displayed as an author. The stories in this volume run the gamut from horror to detective mystery and the supernatural. Many included here are the first time they have been reprinted since they graced the pages of the pulp magazines back in the early part of the 20th Century.
C. M. Eddy, Jr. was an author best known for his horror and supernatural short stories. He began his career writing for a broad range of pulp fiction genres in the 1920s, including detective mystery and weird macabre. He is best remembered for his work in Weird Tales Magazine.
During his early years, he was friend and confidant to both H. P. Lovecraft and Harry Houdini. He was a member of Lovecraft's inner circle of friends and authors, and a ghostwriter and investigator for Houdini. Clifford met his wife Muriel through their mutual interest in creative writing. Following marriage in 1918 they continued their writing pursuits while raising a family of three children.