Supernatural Fiction by Women 1826-1897
edited by Johnny Mains
Casebound hardback, available late 2017
Table of Contents
- Introduction – Lynda E. Rucker
- The Spectral Rout – Francis Power Cobbe
- The Closed Cabinet – Lady Gwendolyn Gascoyne-Cecil
- The Little Green Door – Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
- A Legend of All-Hallow Eve – Georgiana S. Hull
- At the Witching Hour – Elizabeth Gibert Cunningham Terry
- The Death Spancel – Katharine Tynan
- A Veritable Ghost Story – Susanna Moodie
- The Ghost Room – Clara Merwin
- The House That Wouldn’t Let – Mrs Hattie H. Howard
- A Speakin’ Ghost – Annie Trumbull Slosson
- Vindication of the Supernatural – Manda L. Crocker
- The Warneford Abbey Ghost – Ada Maria Jocelyn
- Miss Massareene’s Ghost – E.A. Henty
- The Ghost of the Nineteenth Century – Phoebe Pember
From British Fantasy Award-winning editor Johnny Mains comes A Suggestion of Ghosts, an all-female anthology of ghost stories written from 1826-1897. Johnny has been deep in the cobwebbed archives of decaying periodicals, collections and newspapers, and has found British, Irish, American and Australian stories that have not been anthologised since their original publications up to 190 years ago. Mains is thrilled to be able to attribute the correct authorship of ‘The Closed Cabinet’ – a tale which has been continuously published under the byline ‘Anon’ since its original appearance in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine in January 1895 – to Lady Gwendolyn Gascoyne-Cecil.
Featuring cover art from multiple time British Fantasy Award-winner Les Edwards, and interior artwork from acclaimed artist, author and screenwriter Mike Mignola, A Suggestion of Ghosts will be an invaluable book for those desperately seeking to read and research supernatural tales which have been long forgotten and faded away.
This hardback edition of A Suggestion of Ghosts will be limited to 100 numbered copies, each signed by editor Johnny Mains and artist Les Edwards.