Tag: ghost story

The Uninvited by Dorothy McArdle

The Uninvited by Dorothy McArdle was first published in 1942 and was recently reissued as part of Tramp Press’s Recovered Voices series. It was a good choice for that female-led publisher, as what starts out as an easily recognizable gothic haunted house tale, morphs into a fascinating exploration of the dangers inherent in labelling women…

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No 698 Joyland By Stephen King

I’ll clarify from the start that Joyland is the first full length Stephen King book I have read so I wasn’t really sure what to expect. The premise has everything I was looking for: a creepy carnival, a potential serial killer and a haunted fairground ride. Horror House was a dark ride, but when it…

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