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The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by M.R. James, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

After receiving word that his Uncle Henry has gone missing, W.R. travels to his town to join in the search, but soon suspects his uncle is already dead. After an unusual encounter with a traveling salesman, W.R. has a nightmare about a terrifying puppet show—a …

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The Open Door

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Margaret Oliphant, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

Retired officer Colonel Mortimer takes a lease on the mansion of Brentwood, the grounds of which share the ruins of an older house, including a strange, vacant doorway, but eerie events begin to unfold and Mortimer’s son falls ill. As the supernatural takes ho …

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The Morgan Trust

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Richard Bridgeman, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

Intrigued by a travel guide’s mention of tales of hauntings, Selby Pyle, an “Amateur Psychic Investigator,” sets out for a village deep in the Welsh mountains—where the moss-covered walls of an unfinished Shangri La left behind by a deceased entrepreneur …

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Christmas at the Vinyl Cafe

by Stuart McLean
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: humorous, short stories (single author), holidays

Including five new, never before published Christmas stories and the classic "Dave Cooks the Turkey," this special collection from the Vinyl Cafe is Stuart McLean at his finest.
Christmas has always been a special time at the Vinyl Cafe. For two decades, Stuart McLean travelled across the country every December with The Vinyl Cafe Christmas tour, b …

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My Favorite Things

A Christmas Collection

by Lynsay Sands
edition: eBook
tagged: short stories, holidays, holiday

Three classic tales of Christmas and love, together for the first time, from New York Times Bestselling Author Lynsay Sands!

All I Want

With Lady Prudence’s father gambling away the family’s savings, all she wants for Christmas is to haul him away from London’s most notorious gaming hell. Yet the wickedly handsome proprietor, Lord Stockton, ref …

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In Search of St. Nicholas

by Bruce Templeton, foreword by Judy Foot, edited by Joshua Jamieson
edition: Paperback
tagged: holidays

This little book is a tale of two journeys, both in search for St. Nicholas and the meaning of Christmas. The first is the story of a young boy with a teddy bear and a lamp who sets out with Santa Claus to go back in time to a place where he can give the gift of his teddy bear. The little boy explores the lore of Christmas, going back to the very b …

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Old Nurse's Story, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Elizabeth Gaskell, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the wind?

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Apple Tree, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Daphne du Maurier, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

A widower has a secret he’ll admit only to himself: Midge’s death from pneumonia comes as a relief. Yet now that he’s free of her hectoring demeanor, somehow he still feels her presence. Does he feel guilty? Or does that weather-beaten apple tree in the orchard bear an uncanny resemblance to her hunched and beaten posture?

 

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Sundial, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by R.H. Malden, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

When he returns to England from the Civil Service, a man takes up residence in an old country home. Enchanted by midsummer days in the garden, he decides to install a sundial. As he waits for it to be delivered, the days grow shorter and his dreams grow dark—and when the sundial finally arrives, it isn’t alone.

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