The Paradise Motel

Learning of a horrifying family crime from his grandfather, journalist Ezra Stevenson tries to verify the story by tracking down four brothers and sisters, alleged victims of...

Cloud

"Why, when we take such care to disguise our true selves from others, would we expect them to be an open book to us?"Harry Steen, a businessman travelling in Mexico, ducks into an...

Inspecting the Vaults

These 18 stories range from magical realism to the Gothic and macabre. Whether describing a burg of one-legged miners, a bizarre brother/sister relationship, or salty seamen...

The Mysterium

What young reporter could resist the opportunity to be the only journalist allowed into a town on which a news blackout has been imposed? When James Maxwell is invited to the...

First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women

A masterpiece of the sexual gothic, this is the story of Andrew Halfnight, whose life, part dream, part nightmare, begins with a mother's tragic choice and ends with a lover's...

The Dutch Wife

Rachel, the mother of the aging professor Thomas Vanderlinden, shared her life with two men. Both went by the name of Rowland Vanderlinden. The first husband went abroad and never...