The Black Cat Vol. 02 No. 11 August 1897


The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine.
The eleventh issue of volume 2 comprises the following five short stories:
"Her Bare Foot", by William C. Hudson: what is the mystery behind the continued warnings about her bare foot ?
"Miss Phoebe and Mr. Lorton", by Charles Sloan Reid: a long-lost letter is finally found to change the fate of two people
"A No Quorum Night", by L. A. Leonard: listen to the first court-recorded ghost story in America
"Tim Halliday's Baby", by Erskine M. Hamilton: by which mysterious means did the baby get into possession of the silver dollars ?
"Ezra Collingford's Figure 4 Trap", by William Maynadier Browne: to save his honour, a desperate man invents an ingenious plot
- Summary by Sonia

Genre(s): Fantastic Fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: The Black Cat Magazine

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Her Bare Foot, by William C. Hudson Julie Burks
Play 02 Miss Phoebe and Mr. Lorton, by Charles Sloan Reid Greg Giordano
Play 03 A No Quorum Night, by L. A. Leonard Alan Mapstone
Play 04 Tim Halliday's Baby, by Erskine M. Hamilton Kerry Adams
Play 05 Ezra Collingford's Figure 4 Trap, by William Maynadier Browne ToddHW