ghost story

THE GHOST OF THE RATH (Rosa Mulholland) Twelve Irish Ghost Stories - A classic gothic story with a great setting and atmosphere

Thursday Quotables – The Ghost of the Rath

After a few intolerable moments I felt better, but the heavy air pressed on me stiflingly and I rushed from the inner room into the larger and outer chamber. Here a blast of cool air…

The Pavement - A short film noir with a very strong storyline

The Pavement – A Very Disquieting Short Film Noir

This is a short film produced by director Taylor Engel for the Spoiled Short Film Festival. It is only 3 minutes long, but it manages to tell a story with a lot of depth by…

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Sarah Zama I was born, raised and I still live near Verona (Italy), though I worked for a time in Dublin. I started writing fantasy stories as a kid. Today I’m a bookseller who reads…

THE FAMILY SPIRIT (Lillian Csernica) Bill isn't at all prepared to discover his girlfriend's family's secret (ghost story, Christmas story)

Thursday Quotables – The Family Spirit

“Easy, lad,” Cathal whispered. “The first time’s the hardest. You’ll get used to it.” Cathal’s clammy hand closed around his own and lifted it up between them. Janice did the same with this right hand….

MAMMARELLA (Maurizio Di Giovanni) In 1930s Naples, detective Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi investigates murders with the help of a special gift: seeing the ghosts

Thursday Quotables – Mammarella

If I could, this is what I’d say: my name’s Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi and I see the dead. If I’d ever say it, people would stare at me, nodding their heads, worried. They would consider…

LETTING GO (Ali Isaac) Irish lore, ghosts, coming to terms with the past

Thursday Quotables – Letting Go

She strides towards me, gathering form as she approaches. Her feet sink just below the surface, kicking up tiny splashes with each step. I should be afraid, but I’ve shifted beyond fear. When she stops,…

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