Published 19 October
FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.
'Terrific - every bit as good as an MR James collection' ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN
Featuring new and original stories from:
Bridget Collins, author of The Binding, Imogen Hermes Gowar, author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Mercies, Andrew Michael Hurley, author of The Loney, Jess Kidd, author of Things in Jars, Natasha Pulley, author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, Elizabeth Macneal, author of The Doll Factory, Laura Purcell, author of The Silent Companions, Susan Stokes-Chapman, author of Pandora, Laura Shepherd-Robinson, author of The Square of Sevens, Stuart Turton, author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Catriona Ward, author of The Last House on Needless Street.
The tradition of a haunted tale at Christmas has flourished across the centuries. These twelve stories - authored by some of today's most loved and lauded writers of historical and gothic fiction - are all centred around Christmas or Advent, boldly and playfully re-imagining a beloved tradition for a modern audience.
Taking you from a haunted Tuscan villa to a remote Scottish island with a dark secret,, these vibrant haunted stories are your ultimate companion for frosty nights. So curl up, light a candle, and fall under the spell of winters past . .