Callum has been given an opportunity: Jozsef's house is the perfect place to live. All that Jozsef asks in return is for some company while he's ill and the promise that someone will be there to help him at the end. It's fortunate then, when Callum meets Lauren who works in Human Resources and specialises in getting rid of people.
From M.R. James to Shirley Jackson, the Uncanny has long provided fertile ground for writers - and recent years have seen a notable resurgence in both literature and film. But how does the Uncanny work? Writing the Uncanny is an essential guide for both the casual reader and the aspiring writer of strange tales.
Retreating to a small village on the Welsh borders during the heatwave of 1976, Nif's family are grieving after the accidental drowning of her little sister. To cope Nif invents her own witchcraft based on the animal parts she finds around the village.
Dead Relatives and Other Stories is the highly anticipated, no-holds-barred short story collection from Lucie McKnight Hardy. Not for the faint-hearted, Dead Relatives invites you behind closed doors, and will leave you wondering if it's better that they're kept shut and firmly locked.
In the wake of a mysterious cataclysm that has wiped out humankind, a Matriarch, her brother, and the family descended from their incest cling to existence on the edges of a ruined city. As the children seize their chance to escape, the world of the television saint Aquinas and that of the family begin to melt together with terrible consequences.