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Synopsis

Featuring new and original stories from: Bridget Collins, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Andrew Michael Hurley, Jess Kidd, Natasha Pulley, Elizabeth Macneal, Laura Purcell, Susan Stokes Chapman, Laura Shepherd-Robinson, Stuart Turton and Catriona Ward. The tradition of a haunted tale at Christmas has flourished across the centuries. These twelve stories - authored by some of today's most loved and lauded authors of historical and gothic fiction - are all centred around Christmas or Advent, boldly and playfully re-imagining a beloved tradition for a modern audience. Taking you from a haunted Tuscan villa to a remote Scottish island with a dark secret, and drawing inspiration from festive traditions from all around the globe, these vibrant haunted stories are your ultimate companion for frosty nights. So curl up, light a candle, and fall under the spell of Christmases past.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781408727584
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 220 x 144 x 42 mm

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The Winter Spirits
12 Short Stories
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy, very pleased to report that this is a fantastic read! It's not very often that I genuinely enjoy an... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The Winter Spirits
Great collection of spooky tales, not a bad one amongst them and some are very good
An anthology of 12 spooky tales - this looks like a treat! I was familiar with some of the authors while others were new to me. In practice I'm actually ... READ MORE
Nigel
The Winter Spirits
Wonderful collection in the main
I'm not really a fan of short stories but this collection intrigued me as it included works by many authors I really like so I picked it up. As with all a... READ MORE
Jo-anne Atkinson
The Winter Spirits
A fantastic set of ghost stories
The Winter Spirits is a collection of haunting short stories set at Christmastime. This is a fantastic set of ghost stories from some of the biggest nam... READ MORE
Katherine
The Winter Spirits
Perfect to read on cold, chilly nights in front of a fire
A wonderful mixture of most of my current must-read authors. Each story includes some element of spooky festiveness, but all are very different. I absolute... READ MORE
T Edwards
The Winter Spirits
Fantastically dark
Emma Murch
The Winter Spirits
A slow burner
I'm glad I persisted with this collection having found the first few tales overlong, plodding and predictable. With short stories the ability to permit th... READ MORE
Virginia Maine