Ghost stories


My new ghost story, is now out in a beautiful small hardback from Profile Books as of 2 October 2014. You can order a SIGNED copy for £7.50.



Susan Hill's ghostly novella is set in the damp and desolate landscape of the English Fens. Young orphan Edward Caley is sent to spend the summer holidays with his Aunt Kestrel at Iyot House. There he gets to know his spoilt cousin Leonora. What happens that summer has lasting consequences...  Postage and packing is free in the UK.


The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black was first published in 1983 and has gone on to have a remarkable life over the following decades, in various paperback incarnations, as a set book for GCSE and A Level, and as a play, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt and running in London’s West End since 1988 and around the world. The acclaimed feature film, starring Daniel Radcliffe, came out in 2012. A paperback film tie-in of the book was published by Vintage, and there is also a beautiful small hardback published by Profile Books.


The Mist in the Mirror

An inveterate traveller, Sir James Monmouth has spent most of his life abroad. He arrives in England on a dark and rainy night with the intention of discovering more, not only about himself but his obsession with Conrad Vane, an explorer. Warned against following his trail, Sir James experiences some extraordinary happenings - who is the mysterious, sad little boy, and the old woman behind the curtain? And why is it that only he hears the chilling scream and the desperate sobbing?


The Man in the Picture

The chilling tale of a painting so terrifying, its secrets will haunt those who see it. It is set in Cambridge, in a remote country house in the North of England, in London, and in that most ghostly of all cities, Venice, at Carnival time when the people wear masks which disguise and conceal in a sinister way and the man in the picture comes to life. Published by Profile Books. Hardback 2007 Paperback 2008 The book is available to purchase as an audio book below.  Postage and packing is free in the UK. For addresses in Europe, including Eire, it is a flat rate of £5 per parcel.


The Small Hand

Returning home from a visit to a client late one summer’s evening, antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow takes a wrong turning and stumbles across the derelict old White House. Compelled by curiosity, he approaches the door, and, standing before the entrance feels the unmistakable sensation of a small hand creeping into his own, ‘as if a child had taken hold of it’. Postage and packing is free in the UK. For addresses in Europe, including Eire, it is a flat rate of £5 per parcel. We are sorry but we do not ship to the rest of the world.