By Scott Bailey © 2018
Useful but discarded
Like so many
That does this
In response to my daily prompt Bag
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Two esteemed academics
In a stately home
In another land
A young girl awakes
In the slum
For another long day of work
Man after man after man
And in between the two?
Originally published in A Spring of Dreams
Parental echoes and whispers do their dirty work. A man is the sum of their parts.
A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.
Ideal for sitting around a campfire and late at night under the covers. Or maybe not if the stories themselves are any guide.
A paperback version is now available for those who prefer the feel of the paper while huddling by the fire – on your own – in the dark – with that noise behind you……
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