C.M. Rosens

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C. M. Rosens is an author and fairy godmother of two based in England and Wales, but is lucky enough to have family and friends all over the world. She is a lover of the Gothic, the Paranormal and the just plain Weird. She wanted to go into acting once but was persuaded to “get a real job”. As a result, she has a PhD in Medieval Welsh History, an academic alter-ego, and works part-time at a gym for job security.

Summon her with chocolate, ghost stories and central heating.

Her corn snake, Jörmungandr, doubles as an artist’s model in his spare time when not studying for his starring role in Ragnarök. He has several felt-pen-on-A4 pictures appearing in such auspicious locations as CMR’s fridge.

Her husband is neither serpentine nor plotting the
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The Reluctant Husband ~ Sold!

Exciting announcement – my novella The Reluctant Husband is officially part of the SPOOKY BY ASSOCIATION anthology, forthcoming 2021/22 and edited by Nita Pan.

I wrote this novella for anyone who enjoys early weird gothic fiction and doesn’t take it too seriously, but also really wants terrible things to happen to the awful male protagonists.

The year is 1938. Occultist and civil servant, Nathan Mo

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This one was alright when it got going but it takes a while to get there. It's set up as a dry, academic wander through the dry, academic wanderings of some dry academic, who dryly academics his way through various parts of Europe until he decides Sw ...more
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I don't usually like the bleakness of polar horror - it really gets to me. This very much reminded me of John Carpenter's The Thing, in terms of the isolation and bleakness of the situation, the setting, and the terror, as well as the discussion abou ...more
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“The town kept its secrets, and the Marsten House brooded over it like a ruined king.”
Stephen King, 'Salem's Lot

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“I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped

H.G. Wells
“But giving drugs to a cat is no joke, Kemp!”
H.G. Wells, The Invisible Man

Mona Simpson
“And even if you hate her, can't stand her, even if she's ruining your life, there's something about her, some romance, some power. She's absolutely herself. No matter how hard you try, you'll never get to her. And when she dies, the world will be flat, too simple, reasonable, fair.”
Mona Simpson, Anywhere But Here

Oscar Wilde
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
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