Rocking Horse Publishing has just come out with Spirits of St. Louis, an anthology of ghost stories set in Missouri.
It includes my story "After the Raid", an offshoot of my Civil War horror novel A Fine Likeness.
For those who have read the novel, it follows the story of Helena, the
daughter of the German photographer who gets killed by the bushwhacker
band, and how she takes a terrible revenge. Of course a terrible revenge
comes at a terrible price. . .
The story also stands on its own in case you haven't read the book (ahem).
Here's the back cover blurb.
Lonely Hitchhikers. Dirt Roads. Tired Soldiers. Strange Children. Mysterious Ladies. Dark Houses. What do they have in common?
They all haunt the pages of this book.
the Lemp Mansion to The Exorcist, from the 1904 World's Fair to
Jefferson Barracks, the history of St. Louis, Missouri and its
surrounding river towns is filled with stories of haunts and the
Spirits of St. Louis: Missouri
Ghost Stories is a collection of over thirty stories from authors
across the globe, celebrating these ghosts, banshees, and shadows.
you believe in ghosts? If you believe or not, this collection of dark
tales of the dead and disturbed is sure to keep you awake at night. Lock
the doors, turn down the lights, and prepare to be terrified.