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The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

Paul Elwork’s debut novel is loosely based on the Fox sisters, three late 19th-century women who contributed to the beginning of the spiritualism movement. Here the hoax is perpetrated by two young teenagers who, like the Fox sisters, use rappings to fool their “clients” into believing in communications from the dead. A spooky novel of [...]

Haunted Legends

Haunted Legends

Last week I reviewed Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories, a collection edited by John Joseph Adams. Haunted Legends is a collection of short stories based on ghostly legends from around the world, compiled by another renowned editor, Ellen Datlow. Datlow has won Hugo Awards for Best Professional Editor and for Best Short Form Editor. She [...]