A haunting collection of classic short stories crafted by the visionary minds of thirteen pioneering women.
Each tale in this carefully curated volume unveils the deliciously dark imaginations of classic literature’s most beloved female authors. From Louisa May Alcott to Edith Nesbit to Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the gothic horror fiction of thirteen literary icons is featured in this macabre anthology. Unearth hidden horrors, psychological terrors, and evocative suspense in the chilling beauty of these writers’ prose.
This volume is part of the Mothers of the Macabre series, celebrating the gothic horror masterpieces of pioneering women writers who played a pivotal role in shaping and advancing the genre. These short stories have withstood the test of time, challenging societal norms and subverting expectations, and they continue to captivate today’s reader with their enduring power to provoke horror.