In the spooky spirit of Hallowe'en horror and supporting my fellow ghost story writers for October I had to share this lovely post from fellow vintage enthusiast and horror promoter; Tam Francis. Spooktacular Ghost Story Month: Pam Lecky For the month of October I will be bringing you Spooktacular Ghost Story authors to get you … Continue reading Wonderful Vintage Sites and Hallowe’en Post Promos – Tam Francis’s girlinthejitterbugdress.com
Welcome to Unusual Fiction. We’re gearing up for Hallowe’en with the focus, very much on horror fiction with a selection of ghost stories, ghoulish interviews and tasty titbits of terror. It's with great pleasure that I introduce the first of our writers of dark fiction, I'm delighted to welcome back author of sublime Gothic … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Welcoming back Author William Todd
Finally - October blows in, the garden is covered in a layer of dried leaves in a multitude of glorious hues - Autumn, in all her glory. As usual, my thoughts turn to dark tales, ghost stories and all things horror related. I have been scribbling a gothic tale, one that threatens to break out … Continue reading It’s October – Let the Horror Fest Begin!
As the evening draws in and the nights darken. All Hallows Eve creeps ever closer. I am delighted to share a blog post from fellow Irish Author, Pam Lecky’s lovely blog – Vintage Treasures; teasing us with a little taster of festive fear fiction.
If you are a fan of ghost stories you have come to the right place. In honour of Halloween, we are pleased to introduce you to some tales from the dark side to make you shiver! A mix of short stories and novels – 10 fabulously scary reads.
The Lighthouse Keeper by Pam Lecky
It’s Sally and Alex’s first weekend away together and romance is definitely on Sally’s mind. But why is Alex acting so out of character? When strange things begin to happen, Sally wonders if they are alone in their coastal getaway …
Buy Link: http://MyBook.to/Lighthouse
Mayday! by Pam Lecky
World War I is raging and German U-Boats are prowling the south coast of Ireland looking for prey. Steaming towards them is HMS Lusitania …
Valentine Lambert is facing another tedious day as an office clerk. But a premonition of disaster is the precursor to the most extraordinary…
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Tossing and turning at 3 a.m. The bed is warm, not cosy-warm but fever-warm. The duvet holds me down, traps me as I toss about. And thoughts are black shadows at the edge of my dreaming - repeating as mantras, chanting and chanting until a migraine lurks on the periphery. Forced out of bed, I … Continue reading Restless Sleep, Moon-Dogs and Herbal Tea
It was very quiet on the road, barely a car passed. The sun shimmered through the trees and cows sunned themselves in the pasture, barely acknowledging my passage, their tails lazily flicking flies. The perfect autumn day, the perfect Sunday morning. Again, I took advantage of the slumbering teenagers and left in blissful … Continue reading A Bouquet of Oak Leaves – Autumnal walks
Every night I go to bed, I have this little routine. It's not an annoying routine, like the OCD type ritual of checking under the bed for monsters (used to do this, but it's pointless - they're all in my head 😉 ) or re-locking the front door a million times. I slip between … Continue reading Gratitude – Keeping it real
I hate to say it but I believe the true Irish Summer has arrived - flashback to open fires in July and the continual wearing of the favourite fleece, or Aran jumper on holidays. Don't get me wrong - I'm not a huge fan of the heat wave, well, it's not that I don't … Continue reading Where’s Me Jumper? – The true Irish Summer returns