Shadows: Supernatural Tales By Masters Of Modern Literature, edited and with an introduction by Robert Dunbar, is scheduled for an October 18th release from Uninvited Books. The anthology features terrifying explorations of the dark by D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, E. M. Forster, Edith Wharton, Henry James, Willa Cather and many of the other great writers who revolutionized dark fiction. These may be the finest, most evocative ghost stories ever written.

Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the Shadow

~ T. S. Eliot

From the Introduction by Robert Dunbar: Abandoned houses seldom turn out to be as empty as they appear. Voices fade, but echoes linger in the dimness, and sometimes figures emerge from those shadows, if only in dreams. What could be more profoundly idiosyncratic than a nightmare? Always, there has been something intensely personal about ghost stories. How surprising can it be that so many concern writers in torment? With styles gravitating toward the ambiguous and the existential, the artists who revolutionized Gothic horror did so by bringing it into the modern world, away from all those castle battlements and dreary moors, replacing superstitious dread with psychological sophistication …

The paperback is available for pre-order from the Horror Mall. It runs 320 pages. Price: $14.95. Order here: Shadows: Supernatural Tales

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