Nightcomers

Eight short stories of ghosts and the uncanny

 

 

Nightcomers…

 

The beautiful and the uncanny…

 

A beautiful Englishman drives his Italian mistress to suicide but she pursues him even after death…

 

A young blacksmith spends Midsummer’s Night near an ancient mound, to 'shoe with silver the horses of those who come by…'

 

In an echoing, eerie, out-of-hours mall, a lonely cleaner falls in love with a beautiful, hungry stranger…

 

A family gather at a dying girl's bedside and, out of the night, something comes knocking at the window…

 

A man walks home, on a freezing night, along lanes haunted by the Death-Dog…

 

A young actor is offered a lift in a car silver sports car with the number, ‘130.’

 

A holiday cottage holds memories of despair…

 

And a ghost features in a gentle Christmas story.

 

Eight eerie, haunting stories of the supernatural from an expert story-teller and award-winning writer.

 

Praise for Nightcomers from Philip Pullman.

'Every tale shows the quality of the imagination, and the accuracy of the telling. What most impresses is the authority of Susan Price's voice: exact, rich or spare when necessary, able to evoke the Past without falsity, and the present without effort.'

(The Guardian.)