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Sing A Mournful Melody (A Gothic short story)

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At the turn of the 20th century, tragedy has left Maribelle grief-stricken. After her beloved husband is murdered, his body disappears from his crypt. Worse, ghostly voices call from the widow’s Graphophone. Is she losing her mind, or does something wicked this way come?
Kindle Edition, 18 pages
Published November 8th 2014 by Raven Queen Publications
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Scatterbooker
May 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
‘Sing a Mournful Melody’ is a spooky short story with a real Gothic feel to it. I enjoyed the suspense which kept me wondering right up until the very last page whether Maribelle was simply out of her mind with grief at the loss of her husband or were the voices that she could hear coming out of the Grapaphone really coming to get her. It was a very cold and stormy almost winters afternoon here in Melbourne today and ‘Sing a Mournful Melody’ was the perfect short story to read over a coffee.

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Bodicia
Jan 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Completely absorbed in her grief over losing her beloved husband, Maribelle yearns to end her own life before sunset. She sends the servants on errands as she ponders the ways in which to do it successfully. As she takes the knife in her hand she hears her name being called and, in an empty house, this is most disconcerting.

I really liked this Gothic style short story. Very atmospheric and nicely crafted. Something to read whilst partaking of coffee by the fire but perhaps not just before bedtim
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Kelly
Jan 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
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A wonderfully creepy little story that plunges us into the grief and pain Maribelle feels at losing her husband. Utterly devastated by his death, she's thrown even more off kilter when his body goes missing from his crypt. The voices aren't helping her come to terms with any of it, either. Especially not when it offers her everything she wants.

*slow thumbs up to the dark, gothic feel and general air of genteel creepiness*

-Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal
Chrys Fey
Jan 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars “Sing a Mournful Melody” begins with the heart-breaking sorrow of a woman named Maribelle. She lost her husband in a horrifying manner and finds strange books about devilry in her husband’s library and elixirs that could bring death. Maribelle has a plan to die too, but a strange voice interrupts her in the act.

From the first couple of pages, the stories dark tones and Maribelle’s thoughts promise an eerie story. Juli. D. Revezzo brings Maribelle’s grief to life and conjures a hauntin
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Suzanne Rogers
Nov 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Poor Maribelle has lost her husband to a murderer, and she doesn't want to live without him. An entertaining, spooky read for a quick scare before bedtime!
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Juli D. Revezzo writes fantasy and romantic stories filled in with elements garnered from a lifetime love affair with magic, myth, witches, wizards, and fated lovers and legend. She is the author of The Antique Magic series and the Paranormal Romance Celtic Stewards Chronicles series, steampunk historical romance WATCHMAKER'S HEART, and short stories published in ETERNAL HAUNTED SUMMER, LUNA STATI ...more