Books tagged: Holidays

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A Visit

By Shirley Jackson
Illustrated by Seth

World-renowned cartoonist Seth returns with three new ghost stories for 2022.

Margaret visits the lavish home of her friend Carla Rhodes for the summer holidays. But when Carla's brother arrives with a mysterious friend, strange occurrences cause tensions to rise within the ... Read more

Apple Tree, The

By Daphne du Maurier
Illustrated by Seth

A widower has a secret he’ll admit only to himself: Midge’s death from pneumonia comes as a relief. Yet now that he’s free of her hectoring demeanor, somehow he still feels her presence. Does he feel guilty? Or does that weather-beaten apple tree in the orchard bear an ... Read more

Old Nurse's Story, The

By Elizabeth Gaskell
Illustrated by Seth

After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the ... Read more

Robert's Hill (or The Time I Pooped My Snowsuit) and Other Christmas Stories

By Jeremy John

This humorous and heartfelt collection of Christmas tales reflects on the best of the holiday: family, tradition, binge drinking, divorce, and poop.

Robert’s Hill (or The Time I Pooped My Snowsuit) and Other Christmas Stories is the perfect collection for Christmas in the real ... Read more

Sundial, The

By R.H. Malden
Illustrated by Seth

When he returns to England from the Civil Service, a man takes up residence in an old country home. Enchanted by midsummer days in the garden, he decides to install a sundial. As he waits for it to be delivered, the days grow shorter and his dreams grow dark—and when the sundial ... Read more

The Corner Shop

By Cynthia Asquith
Illustrated by Seth

World-renowned cartoonist Seth returns with three new ghost stories for 2022.

Peter Wood enters a charming antiques shop owned by two young women one stormy evening. But after he returns a second time to a strange old man and a far gloomier atmosphere, and leaves with an unusual ... Read more

The Dead and the Countess

By Gertrude Atherton
Illustrated by Seth

World-renowned cartoonist Seth returns with three new ghost stories for 2022.

The dead sleep peacefully—until a railway is built near their cemetery. While the old priest works to keep them at rest, the count’s dying wife begs to be buried near the railway. But when her ... Read more

Welcome to Kamini

By Don Engebretson

Poor Russell Dean, golden boy of American advertising. His meticulously crafted career has brought him wealth, fame, an idyllic lifestyle and a beautiful wife. But now his wife is divorcing him, he's surrounded by fools and Russell is in a tailspin. A golf vacation to a remote ... Read more