When middle-aged Maggie’s life is thrown asunder by the sudden relocation to a new home, she is forced to relive her dark past even as it threatens the very fabric of her sanity.
Fighting to keep her wits about her, Maggie is plagued by dreams and memories of her long-dead brother. And as ghosts fill the corners and cracks, it soon seems the house itself aims to punish her for past crimes
This modern Gothic tale will leave you haunted.
This is what happens when a heist goes wrong, and dreams feel too real; when a woman lost at sea calls out to a girl lost on land, and wax figures lining the walls threaten to advance. This is what happens when sadness makes it difficult to speak.
Within is a collection of 8 stories that push desperation to a darkened place. If you can find your way back, rest assured, you'll never be the same.
"Shoot the Messengers; Burn the Witch" featured in The Selkie's 2019 Winter Anthology.
They've come for the Devils Daughter. Now what?
"The Darkness" featured in the Winter Holidays volume of the
The holidays aren't a jolly time for everyone.
"Melody Gloucester Pegasus Jonas" featured in issue 15 of
The Nonbinary Review.
A story inspired by Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
"Scared to Death" featured in issue 37 of The Sirens Call eZine.
Imagined horrors can be worse than reality... Unless your reality is also horrific.
"Magic Hour" featured in Hindered Souls: Dark Tales for Dark Nights
Following your desires can take you unexpected places.
“The Yellow Queen” featured in issue 5 of the NonBinary Review.
A woman falls in love with something that feels very real.
"I Am Not a Runner" featured in issue 2 of Pavor Nocturnus.
This tale will have you watching for blue cars and avoiding darkened paths on your next cemetery stroll.
“A Nightmare On Elm Street (Don't Fall Asleep)” featured in
The Yellow Chair Review.
A poem about a about the difficulties of having a friend like Freddy.