Recent Reprints of Riddell’s Novels & Stories

It would not have been possible to complete this page without the considerable
assistance of Richard Dalby. My sincere thanks to him.

Cover of Dover’s Three Supernatural Novels of the Victorian Period edited by E.F. Bleiler (1975).  
 Photo © 2005 Richard Cook

Compiled by Michael Flowers ©2005



Maxwell Drewitt, introduced by Robert Lee Wolff, New York: Garland, 1979.

The Nun’s Curse, introduced by Robert Lee Wolff, New York: Garland, 1979.

Home, Sweet Home, Elibron Classics, 2003. [copy of 1873 edition A. Asher & Co. Berlin Edition].

The Race for Wealth, Elibron Classics, 2003 [copy of 1866 Tauchnitz edition].



Fairy Water                                                           }

The Uninhabited House                                        }

The Haunted River                                                }

The Disappearance of Mr. Jeremiah Redworth    }

    all appeared in:

The Haunted River & Three Other Ghostly Novellas, edited by Richard Dalby

    (Mountain Ash, Wales: Sarob Press, 2001).

Fairy Water also appeared as The Haunted House at Latchford in

Three Supernatural Novels of the Victorian Period, edited by E.F. Bleiler (New York: Dover 1975).

The Uninhabited House also appeared in Five Victorian Ghost Novels, edited by E.F. Bleiler

    (New York: Dover, 1971).

The 1971 Dover Press edition of   Five Victorian Ghost Novels edited by E. F. Bleiler
which included
The Uninhabited House. 

Photo © 2005 Richard Cook

Short Stories

The Banshee’s Warning see Hertford O’Donnell’s Warning

Dr. Varvill’s Prescription

                  A Treasury of Victorian Detective Stories, ed. E.F. Bleiler (London:

                                       Harvester, 1980).


Hertford O’Donnell’s Warning [a] or The Banshee’s Warning [b]

                  [b] The Wild Night Company,ed. Peter Haining (London: Gollancz, 1970).

                  [b] Mystery for Christmas, ed. Richard Dalby (London: Michael O’Mara,


                  [b] The Lifted Veil, ed. A. Susan Williams (Xanadu, 1992).

                  [a] Great Irish Tales of the Supernatural, ed. Peter Haining (London:

                                       Souvenir Press, 1992)

                  [b] The Penguin Book of Classic Fantasy by Women, ed. A. Susan

                                       Williams (Hamondsworth: Penguin, 1995).


Cover of Penguin’s Classic Fantasy by Women edited by A. Susan Williams.  

Photo © 2005 Richard Cook


The Last of Squire Ennismore

                  Victorian Tales of Terror, ed. Hugh Lamb (W.H.Allen, 1974).

                  The Poolbeg Book of Irish Ghost Stories, ed. David Marcus (Dublin:

                                       Poolbeg Press, 1990).

                  The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories, ed. Richard Dalby (London:

                                       Robinson, 1990).

                  Terror by Gaslight, ed. Hugh Lamb (London: Constable, 1992).

                  100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories, ed. S. Dziemianowicz, R. Weinberg &

                                       M.H. Greenberg (New York: Barnes & Noble, 1993).

                  Twelve Irish Ghost Stories, ed. Patricia Craig (Oxford: OUP, 1998).

Cover of Oxford’s Twelve Irish Ghost Stories edited by Patricia Craig. 

Photo © 2005 Richard Cook


Nut-Bush Farm

                  Tales From a Gas-lit Graveyard, ed. Hugh Lamb (W.H. Allen, 1979).


The Old House in Vauxhall Walk

                  Thrillers, Chillers & Killers, ed. Helen Hoke (New York: Elsvier-Nelson,


                  The Virago Book of Victorian Ghost Stories, ed. Richard Dalby (London:

                                       Virago, 1988).

                  Gaslit Nightmares, ed. Hugh Lamb (London: Futura & Guild Publishing,


Cover of Richard Dalby’s 1988 Virago Book of Victorian Ghost Stories.    
Photo © 2005 Richard Cook


Old Mrs. Jones

                  Told in the Dark, ed. Herbert van Thal, (London: Pan, 1950).

                  The Seventh Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories, ed. Robert Aickman

                                       (London: Fontana, 1971).


The Open Door

                  Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology, ed. Michael Cox & R.A.

                                       Gilbert (Oxford: OUP, 1991).


Sandy the Tinker

                  The Gentlewomen of Evil, ed. Peter Haining (London: Robert Hale, 1967).


A Strange Christmas Game

                  Christmas Ghosts, ed. Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell (New York:

                                       Arbor House: 1987).


A Terrible Vengeance



Front cover of

A Treasury of Victorian Ghost Stories

edited by E.F. Bleiler (1981). 
Photo courtesy of Aileen Urquhart.

 A Treasury of Victorian Ghost Stories, ed. E.F. Bleiler  (New York:

                                       Scribner’s, 1981.

                  Isaac Asimov’s Magical World of Fantasy #10: Ghosts, ed. Isaac Asimov,

                                       Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh (New York: NAL

                                       Signet, 1988).

                  Revenge, ed. Kate Saunders (London: Virago, 1990 & Pan, 1993)

                  Twelve Tales of the Supernatural, ed. Michael Cox (Oxford, OUP, 1997).

Cover of Oxford’s Twelve Tales of the Supernatural
edited by Michael Cox. 

Photo © 2005 Richard Cook


Walnut-Tree House

                  Tales to make the Flesh Creep, ed. Herbert Van Thal (London: Constable,




Mike Ashley & William Contento, eds. The Supernatural Index (New York: Greenwood, 1990)


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