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From the Nightscape Press Charitable Chapbooks line. One third of all sales of this chapbook will go to support the National Aviary.

It starts with rapping in the ceiling and spirit boards that know them a little too well.

Everly and her best friend aren’t your typical college students. Instead of raucous Saturday night parties, they spend their weekends conjuri
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Expected publication: November 26th 2019
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*** Review copy received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. ***
Advance review of forthcoming publication at the end of November 2019

We start off with two girls in a college dorm who are both eccentric. One of them is the more fearful and anxious of the two while the narrator (of the most unreliable sort) is obsessed with Victorian mourning and ectoplasm photography. At the outset, they seem to have more of an affinity of spirits, but as the story goes on, their distance beco
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“That night, I went walking among shadows and forgotten spirits. All campuses were strange, spectral places, even if the brochures never bragged about it. Too many broken dreams not to be haunted.”*

Everly and her best friend do everything together. Childhood friends, they are roommates in college. Everly’s obsession with the occult terrifies her friend to the point that she demands boundaries be set. Boundaries that Everly can’t help but breach. Boundaries that once broken forever ch
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Gwendolyn Kiste is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, from JournalStone; the dark fantasy novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, from Broken Eye Books; and her debut novel, The Rust Maidens, from Trepidatio Publishing. Her short fiction has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Shimmer, Black Static, Daily Science Fiction, Interzone, LampLight, and Three-Lobed ...more