Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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First off, I have a confession: I’m not now nor have I ever been a Whovian. Fact is, I never sat through an entire episode of Doctor Who prior to 2018. Every few years I’d try again only to find the show simply not to my taste; a combination of cheeky, winking humor and cheap  [ Read More ]

Categories: Blog, new, The latest from Lisa

Ghost Stories

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Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense is a masterful collection of ghost stories?including tales by celebrated authors such as Charles Dickens, Sir Walter Scott, Mark Twain, and Edith Wharton?presented with insightful annotations by acclaimed horror anthologists Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton.   The ghost story has long been a staple of world literature,  [ Read More ]

Categories: Anthologies, new

On one magical night of the year—when the breeze is scented with dead leaves and pumpkin, when the days have grown shorter and winter’s first touch prickles your skin—the barrier between worlds is at its thinnest, and dark magic abounds. Whether it’s the legendary trickster Jack about to acquire his first lantern, a teenage girl  [ Read More ]

Categories: Collections, Fiction, new

HAUNTED NIGHTS

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ABOUT HAUNTED NIGHTS Sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, co-edited by Ellen Datlow, one of the most successful and respected genre editors, and Lisa Morton, a leading authority on Halloween. In addition to stories about scheming jack-o’-lanterns, vengeful ghosts, otherworldly changelings, disturbingly realistic haunted attractions, masks that cover  [ Read More ]