The Song of the Sea
Deaf, mute Jacob Worsley is regarded as a harmless eccentric in the small fishing village where he lives. Few people suspect that he is haunted by the memory of what happened to him twenty years ago, when he encountered a primal evil…
A short story of 2,700 words, The Song of the Sea revisits an ancient legend and weaves an atmosphere of mystery and dread.
The seemingly passive Sarah lives with her sister and brother-in-law – and a ghostly entity that smashes china, spills milk, and writes messages on the walls. Is the rectory really haunted, or is there more to Sarah than meets the eye?
A short story of 2,800 words, Summer is a ghostly tale in which nothing is quite what it seems.
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
A young man takes refuge in a lonely old house over Christmas, hoping to catch up with his studies. As the hours and days pass, however, he begins to suspect that he might not be alone after all. Is something else in the house with him, or is he suffering only from illness and stress?
A short story of 5,800 words, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear revisits the old tradition of the ghostly Yuletide tale.
A young man stands by the side of a quiet road one evening, waiting for his girlfriend. He isn’t expecting the person who turns up instead – or the secret that this new arrival carries with him.
A short story of 2,200 words, Devil’s Stoop is a tale of dread – with a twist.
A young woman is haunted by an encounter with an unknown man one evening. She cannot account for the sense of familiarity the stranger brings with him, or for his aura of solitude and sadness. It is only later that she realises the strange connection that exists between them – and the tragedy that still continues to haunt the present.
A short story of 3,800 words, The Revenant is a tale of love and longing from beyond the grave.