The perfect winter ghost short story collection from the No.1 bestselling author of Labyrinth and The Winter Ghosts.
I hear someone coming. It has happened before. I pause and listen but no longer hear anything. I sigh. As always, hope is snatched away before it can take root. And so then, as always, I am carried back to that first December so very long ago...
Rooted in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc, here are tales of ghosts and spirits seeking revenge, grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny.
These eerie tales are perfect for stormy winter darkness - DAILY MAIL
Mosse's love of history and of ghosts and legends mix in her new collection of short stories ... Mosse creates beautiful scenarios - SUNDAY EXPRESS
Kate Mosse is also a master of the short form ... Her ability to blur the lines between eras is so fluid it's testament to her writing ... the ancient and modern ghostly tales of Mosse's anthology left us fearful, but fulfilled - STYLIST
Perfect for reading while snuggled up against the winter weather - CANDIS MAGAZINE
This collection is captivating ... once again fans of Mosse are in for a treat - IRISH EXAMINER
With Halloween and ghostly stuff creeping up on us once more, it's the perfect time to dip into this captivating collection of short stories and illustrations, inspired by classic British and French folk tales. Lovely stuff - STAR MAGAZINE
Kate Mosse has written two works of non-fiction, several short stories and one previous novel, Eskimo Kissing. She is the Founder and Honorary Director of the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Administrative Director of Chichester Festival Theatre. She lives in Chichester, West Sussex, with her partner and two children.