‘My darling, come to me!’
At the instant when he attempted to embrace her his arms, suddenly turning rigid, remained outstretched. With a shriek of horror, he struggled to draw them back, struggled, in the empty brightness of the sunshine, as if some invisible grip had seized him.’
Enter a world of dark romance, where Gothic tragedy meets tales of transgression against society and where death’s parting of lovers may only be a temporary barrier.
Romantic fiction expert Jo Parsons is the matchmaker between the reader and a carousel of authors from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries whose bewitching, classic short stories explore unearthly passions, ghostings (of the Gothic kind) and demonic dalliances.
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