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A wonderfully atmospheric collection of stories from one of our most captivating writers, inspired by ghost stories, traditional folk tales and country legends from England and France. These tales are richly populated by spirits and ghosts seeking revenge; by grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny – all rooted deep in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc.

The collection includes The Mistletoe Bride, La Fille de Melisande, Red Letter Day, The Lending Library, The House on the Hill…

Features short stories read by Simon Russell Beale and Sian Thomas and author’s notes and introductions read by Kate Mosse.

(p) 2013 Orion Publishing Group

Reviews

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 its 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
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
An atmospheric collection of short stories from one of Britain's most captivating writers
ABSOLUTELY (LONDON) MAGAZINE