Dracula's Guest by Bram Stoker. Is a collection of short stories that includes "Dracula's Guest," "The Judge's House," "The Squaw," "The Secret of the Growing Gold," "A Gipsy Prophecy," "The Coming of Abel Behenna," "The Burial of the Rats," "A Dream of Red Hands," and "Crooken Hands." Among the most captivating of these tales is "Dracula's Guest," which is widely believed to be the first chapter of Stoker's original "Dracula" manuscript. A young Englishman is restlessly wandering about Munich before traveling to Transylvania. When he foolishly leaves his hotel and explores a dense forest, he finds a graveyard with an evil ghost, endures a snowstorm, and has a surprising encounter with a wolf.