Thirty creepy, atmospheric stories by Rayne Hall.
The horror in these stories is spooky, creepy, unsettling and sometimes disturbing. It is not very violent or gory; however, the stories may not be suitable for young readers without parental guidance. PG 13.
This book is a compilation of volumes 1-5 of the Six Scary Tales books. It includes the acclaimed stories Burning and The Bridge Chamber.
All stories have been previously published in magazines, ezines, collections and anthologies. British English.
Stories in collection include:
The Devil You Know, Greywalker, Prophetess, Each Stone A Life, By Your Own Free Will, The Bridge Chamber, Only A Fool, Four Bony Hands, The Black Boar, Double Rainbows, Druid Stones, Burning, Scruples, Seagulls, Night Train, Through the Tunnel, Black Karma, Take Me To St. Roch's, Turkish Night, Never Leave Me, The Colour of Dishonour, Beltane, The Painted Staircase, I Dived The Pandora, Terre Vert and Payne's Grey, They Say, Tuppence Special, Disturbed Sleep, Normal Considering the Weather, Arete.
This is an illustrated edition with artwork by illustrator Jamie Chapman.
About the Author
Rayne Hall writes horror and fantasy fiction. She is the author of forty books in different genres and under different pen names, published by twelve publishers in six countries, translated into several languages. Her short stories have been published in magazines, ezines, collections and anthologies. After living in Germany, China, Nepal and Mongolia, she has settled in a small Victorian seaside town in southern England. Rayne holds a college degree in publishing management and a masters degree in creative writing. Over three decades, she has worked in the publishing industry as a trainee, investigative journalist, feature writer, magazine editor, production editor, page designer, concept editor for non-fiction book series, anthology editor, editorial consultant and more. Currently, Rayne Hall writes fantasy and horror fiction and tries to regain the rights to her out-of-print books so she can republish them as e-books. Her books on the writing craft (Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Scary Scenes, The Word-Loss Diet, Writing About Magic, Writing About Villains,) are bestsellers. Recent books published in e-book format include: "Storm Dancer" (dark epic fantasy novel) "Six Scary Tales Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4" (quiet, creepy, atmospheric horror stories) "Six Quirky Tales Vol. 1" (humorous fantasy stories) "Six Historical Tales Volumes 1, 2" "The Colour of Dishonour: Stories from the Storm Dancer World" "13 British Horror Stories" and many others. Books for writers: "Writing Fight Scenes", "Writing Scary Scenes", "Writing About Villains", "The Word-Loss Diet", "Writing About Magic" (more books coming soon) Rayne Hall is the editor of the Ten Tales anthologies: "Scared: Ten Tales of Horror" "Haunted: Ten Tales of Ghosts" "Cutlass: Ten Tales of Pirates" "Bites: Ten Tales of Vampires" "Beltane: Ten Tales of Witchcraft" "Spells: Ten Tales of Magic" "Undead: Ten Tales of Zombies" "Seers: Ten Tales of Clairvoyance" and others. About the Six Scary Tales collections: These stories are suspenseful, atmospheric, creepy, unsettling and sometimes disturbing. They contain little violence and gore. However, they may not be suitable for young readers. Rayne's website is here: http://sites.google.com/site/raynehallsdarkfantasyfiction/