A powerful collection of chilling crime with new, modern stories and classic tales reaching back into ancient, medieval, Elizabethan and Victorian fiction: from Oedipus Rex and Thomas More's story of the Princes in the Tower to Scheherazade's 'The Three Apples' and the chilling crime fiction of Dickens, Poe, Henry James, Baroness Orczy, Wilkie Collins and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The new, contemporary and notable writers featured are: Jeremy Bates, Jesse Bethea, Allan Burd, Laura J. Campbell, Ramsey Campbell, D.R. Cartwright, Robert Ford, Tyler Jones, Theresa Konwinski, Alexes Lester, Robert Lopresti, Tom Mead, Marshall J. Moore, Jane Nightshade, Christi Nogle, Michael Penncavage, Zandra Renwick, Dan Stout, and Steve Toase.
The Flame Tree Gothic Fantasy, Classic Stories and Epic Tales collections bring together the entire range of myth, folklore and modern short fiction. Highlighting the roots of suspense, supernatural, science fiction and mystery stories, the books in Flame Tree Collections series are beautifully presented, perfect as a gift and offer a lifetime of reading pleasure.