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Scars on Sound By Alys Earl
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The past will hurt you, if you turn your back on it. A village under the shadow of old magics. A book of poems that twists the minds of those who read it. A woman imprisoned by a poisonous... More > love. Grown from the dark soil of the British Folk Tradition, these stories ring with a half-remembered music of loss, haunting and revenge. From the nurse recalling her monstrous charges, to the woman with scarred hands who is warped by a power from the past, these are tales of civilisation falling away, of something older and more dangerous coming through. Lyrical and Gothic, these ghost stories capture the horror that lies in the English landscape and the darkness of the human heart.< Less
SARY By SAM CHITTENDEN
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The script of Sam Chittenden's play, Sary. A feminist-folk-horror based on the 19th century Sussex tale of 'Ol' Sary Weaver'. "They call me witch. A teeth-gnasher. A shape-shifter. When a man... More > says a woman turns into a hare, it means she were too quick for him!" This piece of English Eerie explores themes of female sexuality, ageing and loss as kinds of alchemy. "Different Theatre Productions spell magical storytelling and a poetic serenity in the face of the dark... such gentleness of spirit, and a tender regard for difference and solitude. It's another gem." (Fringe Review).< Less
Death Toll By Gareth Tudor-Rose
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UNAVAILABLE SINCE THE MID-1980S, THE NIGHTMARE THAT IS DEATH TOLL RETURNS TO STALK A NEW GENERATION OF HORROR BUFFS. The spectre of terror stalks the peaceful English countryside. A murdered priest,... More > decaying and vengeful. An ancient bell, possessed of unfathomable evil. Lust and madness, a nightmare in blood-caked bronze descending upon the horror stricken village. Soon all will cower from the tolling of the Death Bell. "Unforgettably twisted... an absolutely clanging masterpiece" - Dave Thompson (author of To Major Tom) "Outrage piles upon horror. Even my alarm bell now gives me nightmares" - Chrissie Bentley (author of Below Blue London) "Too gratuitously nasty even for today's horror market" - A.N. Agent< Less
...Out went the Candle... By Swithun Swift
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Seeking escape from the hopelessness of the post-crash world, a young artist sketches the local coastline; a pair of film-makers research the ruins on a neighbouring common; a cyclist stumbles upon a... More > stone circle in a midsummer woodland. Each finds the idyllic setting is not as lonely as it appears. A presence is sensed, figures are glimpsed, voices call through the trees before the light is finally snuffed out... In this volume, Swithun Swift brings four beautifully evoked tales of supernatural terror from the wooded hills, picturesque coastline and romantic ruins of the north-west of England.< Less
Fleet By Jane Burn
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Fleet is a ‘weltersong' of desire and otherness. An epic saga of shapeshifting enchantment and an all too familiar drama of longing, banishment, abuse, survival and love. Jane Burn brings her... More > unique vision, wild wordplay and stunning image-making to the evocation of the folklore of the Witch-Hare, and the voices of Motherdoe, Fleet and Daughterhare with the full force of mythic tragedy and Ovidian metamorphosis. Bob Beagrie, poet< Less
Unless They're Wicked By Lee Morgan
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All her life Lux has been hearing the whispers. They say that she is as fey and doomed as her brother and sister and that her mother just appeared one day in the wolf-pits, pale green and mysterious.... More > Sometimes they even say she can talk to Them... When Lux discovers a secret so unspeakable that her father would kill to protect it she finds herself on the edge of the forest ready to find out if it's true what they say about Robin Goodfellow.< Less
James Stoorie's 'Book Of Joy' By James Stoorie
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All Hail ‘The Stag Nation’! In the beginning, there was our ‘Book Of Joy’. A diary of our earliest deeds, our first impressions of the dark. But somewhere in the distant past... More > this precious gift was stolen from us, substituted by cruel sleight of hand. Quick! Throw away that thing you have been reading! It is nothing but a ‘Book Of Sorrow’ and, believe me, you don’t want to read any more of those! Come my friend, follow me, and we will recover your ‘Book Of Joy’. Yes, that first chapter missing from all of our stories, a journal of the vague years. Let me be your corpse candle, your marsh light, your hand of glory through the darkness… James Stoorie takes you on a pagan’s process through a folk horror heritage that we all share yet, until now, have forgotten.< Less
James Stoorie's 'Book of Joy' By James Stoorie
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All Hail ‘The Stag Nation’! In the beginning, there was our ‘Book Of Joy’. A diary of our earliest deeds, our first impressions of the dark. But somewhere in the distant past... More > this precious gift was stolen from us, substituted by cruel sleight of hand. Quick! Throw away that thing you have been reading! It is nothing but a ‘Book Of Sorrow’ and, believe me, you don’t want to read any more of those! Come my friend, follow me, and we will recover your ‘Book Of Joy’. Yes, that first chapter missing from all of our stories, a journal of the vague years. Let me be your corpse candle, your marsh light, your hand of glory through the darkness… James Stoorie takes you on a pagan’s process through a folk horror heritage that we all share yet, until now, have forgotten.< Less
The Wytch Hunters' Manual By Bob Curran and Andy Paciorek
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"Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live" or so 'tis said. Within the binding of this hallowed tract, thy shalt findeth the means to cleanse the world of the maleficent curse that the devil,... More > his imps and minions have issued. Praise be. Finding its way into the hands of Dr Bob Curran and Andy Paciorek, Wyrd Harvest Press now bring to the eyes of a modern readership the remaining fragments of the ancient, once thought forever-lost, book, 'The Wytch Hunters' Manual'. Within its pages can be found details of the tomes and tools that should be at the disposal of all professional witch-hunters as well as biographies of notable finders and prickers and their notable foes both earthly and hellish.< Less
THE GHOST OF CRATHES CASTLE and Other Stories By Thomas I. Kirkpatrick
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The title story opens the book, as a wealthy widow acquires an ancient castle, complete with the ghost of the laird dead two centuries. He tries to haunt her, but instead they fall in love, share a... More > tender romance, live as man and wife, and have a son before the laird is called to move on from his life in limbo. The final story is a hilarious tale about the plight of elderly folks who must live in a fusty old folks home run by a remote, uncaring megacorporation. In spite of being constrained by an iron fisted administrator, two of the residents manage to find romance, an activity forbidden, forbidden, forbidden by the owners. The story of how the lovers, Walt and Lindy, prevail includes many a belly laugh and feel-good moment. In between are stories ranging from laugh-out-loud hilarity to outright don't-read-this-just-before-bedtime horror.< Less

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