Shipwreck
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Shipwreck – Thirteen Tales

Shipwreck Explorers - or pillagers? The line is thin on the high seas, in strange exotic lands. Those that operate without fear of consequence soon learn their folly. There are older powers in the world than gunpowder and steel. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are… Continue reading Shipwreck – Thirteen Tales

The Urban Jungle
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The Urban Jungle – Thirteen Tales

The Urban Jungle The pressures of civilisation conflict with the urge to conserve and record. Someone - something - intervenes from with echoes from the distant past. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan… Continue reading The Urban Jungle – Thirteen Tales

Fire and Ice
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Fire and Ice – Thirteen Tales

Fire and Ice A fiery lover returns from hell with a chilling message. Will the spirit of revolution prevail? Or will it be doused in cold, hard truths? Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar… Continue reading Fire and Ice – Thirteen Tales

Playground Laughter
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Playground Laughter – Thirteen Tales

Playground Laughter A group of youths - exploring freedom and each other - find old fears of school creeping up on them. One is left questioning what he saw - and what he did? Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the… Continue reading Playground Laughter – Thirteen Tales

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Snuggle in the dark – with a ghostly tale or two

A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Others are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.… Continue reading Snuggle in the dark – with a ghostly tale or two

The Church
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The Church – Thirteen Tales

The Church A dare in the dark, bravado against the fears of the night - in the most spooky of settings - was it asking for trouble? Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan… Continue reading The Church – Thirteen Tales

Suspense
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Suspense – Thirteen Tales

Suspense Revenge can be patient. And it can come at the most unexpected time. Old crimes, suppressed and twisted come back to haunt a monster. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other… Continue reading Suspense – Thirteen Tales

A Ghost Sighting
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A Ghost Sighting – Thirteen Tales

A Ghost Sighting A blatant, carefree affair leads to some odd visions and strange happenings in an ancient cottage in the sticks. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some… Continue reading A Ghost Sighting – Thirteen Tales

mother
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Mother – Thirteen Tales

Parental echoes and whispers do their dirty work. A man is the sum of their parts. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Others are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play… Continue reading Mother – Thirteen Tales

The Valley
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The Valley – Thirteen Tales

The Valley A woman alone, in a deep dark valley, finds her cherished isolation filled with creeping fears. Yet courage can lead to some surprising twists. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe.… Continue reading The Valley – Thirteen Tales

Terminal
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Terminal – Thirteen Tales

Terminal Who is in the locked hotel room? Who is breaking into the top secret security files? And what is their motivation? Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some… Continue reading Terminal – Thirteen Tales

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Earl – Thirteen Tales

Earl A bitter young aristocrat seeks revenge on the spirit that disinherited his father. Not all though is as his young eyes assume. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Others are not.… Continue reading Earl – Thirteen Tales

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A Ghost Scene – Thirteen Tales

A Ghost Scene This is a play with a difference. Shakespeare’s ghost scene, the dead Dane, will never seem the same again to this band of oddball actors drawn together by their passion. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition… Continue reading A Ghost Scene – Thirteen Tales

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Winter is coming and the ghosts

As the nights draw in, settle down in front of the fire, get comfy and enjoy some spooky tales! A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of… Continue reading Winter is coming and the ghosts

Cycles
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Thirteen Tales – Cycles

Cycles (Originally published in Thirteen Tales) http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Orange light tried to sparkle off the wet tarmac. Otherwise all was still, even the three figures that lay in the road. Two were face down by the kerb, the other was splayed out in the middle of the street. Their faces were hidden by motorcycle helmets. Leather… Continue reading Thirteen Tales – Cycles

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Pedigree

By Scott Bailey © 2018 The list is out The top dogs preen While those who put on the show Count their gains And the mongrels Sniff out the scraps On the ground In response to the daily prompt Pedigree #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Slight

By Scott Bailey © 2018 The slight light Of the dawn Brings dread Worry When it should bring hope What happened? When did the light Seep In response to the daily prompt Slight #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Fire and Green

By Scott Bailey © 2018 Earth’s ire arises Fire from the pulsating core Fertilizing land In response to the daily prompt Core #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Top Hat

By Scott Bailey © 2016 With top hat askew Dancing lightly through the throng Predatory smile In response to the daily prompt Skewed #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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Four Star Rating and review – for Thirteen tales!

Incredibly pleased and appreciative of the latest (and first for this book) review of Thirteen Tales - many thanks, Janet Gogerty. See the review below or click here for the original on Amazon. Janet Gogerty This review is from: Thirteen Tales: of Ghosts (Kindle Edition) All the stories in this collection are very different, savour… Continue reading Four Star Rating and review – for Thirteen tales!

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Thirteen Tales – Now available in paperback

For those of you who like the feel of real paper.... Thirteen Tales of Ghosts is now available in paperback! Check it out here. Or go here for a sample. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and… Continue reading Thirteen Tales – Now available in paperback

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Four Star Rating and review – for Thirteen tales!

Incredibly pleased and appreciative of the latest (and first for this book) review of Thirteen Tales - many thanks, Janet Gogerty. See the review below or click here for the original on Amazon. Janet Gogerty This review is from: Thirteen Tales: of Ghosts (Kindle Edition) All the stories in this collection are very different, savour… Continue reading Four Star Rating and review – for Thirteen tales!

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Still Available! Thirteen Tales.

Grab it now and enjoy - Thirteen Tales (of Ghosts). Spread the word! A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are… Continue reading Still Available! Thirteen Tales.

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Better Sales Ranks – Thirteen Tales.

So here's the stats right now on Amazon UK - 276th in Short Stories - not bad! Check it out - for a taster click here. And the Softback version will be available soon. A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan… Continue reading Better Sales Ranks – Thirteen Tales.

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More Movement Thirteen Tales.

Another sale on Kindle of my Ghost Story collection! Check it out - for a taster click here. And the Softback version will be available soon. A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are… Continue reading More Movement Thirteen Tales.

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Avoid the real nightmare – escape into mine!

A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.… Continue reading Avoid the real nightmare – escape into mine!

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Get in the Spooky Mood!

A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.… Continue reading Get in the Spooky Mood!

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Poem a day challenge #79 (Dream Bearer)

Dream Bearer By Scott Bailey © 2013 The bearer of news is coming The bearer of mystery Will the news be good Or scary  The bearer of news is coming Anticipation is strong Slowly our dreams are condensing So long, so long, so long. Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb