Terrifying watchers, devious lovers, mischief makers, dangerous business partners - you will meet them all in "Dark Tides".
Also includes book club questions.
About the stories…
"Liar": Can you separate fact from fantasy in these words from a born liar?
"New Year’s Day": Tom had always known that Louise would leave him. That’s what selkies do. So why did he marry her?
"Snack Time": A chance conversation has surprising consequences in this chilling tale which introduces Fabian, from the novel of the same name.
"Rebirth": After the closing of one door and before the opening of another, there is a dark journey to be made.
"Swap": Learn why the tidal River Dee never returned to the harbour at Parkgate in Wirral, in this tale of the notorious Caldy fae.
"The Four Seasons": A whimsical exploration the generation gap and levitation.
"The Princess Cave": An elderly mother reminisces about her encounter with the selkies of the Dee Estuary.
"School": Mischief heralds unforeseen changes in this science-fantasy tale of two very different schools.
"Song of Earth": Ancient archetypes run riot through this, the only poem in Dark Tales.
"Punch": For everyone who views office parties with a sense of impending dread.
"Food": When four schoolboys play truant, they bite off more than they can chew in this tale of the Caldy fae.
"The Solution": An artist’s models proved unreliable until a solution was found.
"Clara’s Wristwatch": Childhood can be a magical time, but some games lead to danger as Clara discovers in this contemporary faerie tale.
"Watcher": The terror which dragged Joanne to the brink of insanity returns. What will it take to get her attention?