Re-reading ‘A Phantom Lover’ (or ‘Oke of Okehurst’ by Vernon Lee

    This is actually the third time I've read this, which has to be a compliment to the author. A fellow writer mentioned it not long ago, and the whole concept of a woman being infatuated with a ghost, and that made me eager to re-read it. I first read it in my early … Continue reading Re-reading ‘A Phantom Lover’ (or ‘Oke of Okehurst’ by Vernon Lee

A Classic Ghost Story for Haloween: Squire Toby’s Will by Sheridan le Fanu

Of course, there is nothing like a ghost story or tale of terror for Halloween. Perhaps they are best enjoyed in an isolated old house by a crackling open fire, with the wind howling outside and the rain beating against the windows, but a really impressive one can be almost as atmospheric to read in … Continue reading A Classic Ghost Story for Haloween: Squire Toby’s Will by Sheridan le Fanu