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Summer Gothic

Welcome to Summer Gothic: twenty-two summertime ghost stories from a variety of talented Alabama authors, including Suzanne Johnson, Margaret Fenton, Larry Williamson, Jessica Penot, and many more!

For a storyteller, ghosts are a gold mine. They hire you to kill your uncle, they trick you into a duel with your estranged father, they fight you for territory, they warn you about your doom, and sometimes they just want to be your friend. They’re benevolent, critical, terrifying, humorous, murderous, helpless, and heroic. Ghosts serve as ambassadors into the unknown and offer a taste of “anything is possible.”


Louise Herring-Jones
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