Description

Atmospheric, chilling and often witty tales from the storytellers of ancient and modern phantom appearances

From the misty air of the highlands, to the reekie streets of Edinburgh's underground city, comes an entertaining selection of classic and mysterious Scottish ghost stories, including ‘The Screaming Skull of Greyfriars’, ‘Mary Burnet’, ‘Wandering Willie’s Tale’ and ‘Glamis Castle’, from the pen of John Buchan, Elliott O’Donnell, Margaret Oliphant, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walter Scott and more.

From myth to mystery, the supernatural to horror, fantasy and science fiction FLAME TREE 451 offers tales, myths and epic literature from the beginnings of humankind, through the medieval era to the stories of imagination and dark romance of today.

About the author(s)

Helen McClory is a writer of short, unsettling fiction. She lives in Edinburgh and grew up between there and the isle of Skye. Her first collection, On the Edges of Vision, won the Saltire First Book of the Year 2015 and was followed by the 'matured, darker companion' of Mayhem & Death. Her latest book is Bitterhall, a triptych of obsession.

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