SLY GHOSTS, accepted Oct 2019 for publication in Aurealis Magazine.

 

In a seaside village dominated by the island, with its moody sea, crashing night waves, and rolling mists , anything is possible. Mary—doubted by all—recognises what others refuse to believe; the island is coming, and its ghosts are hungry for company. Will she find the strength to refuse, or will she take one last, short step?