The World of Eldritch
Summary of Content of the Eldritch Collections
The Eve of St Eligius
Guardian: Two young men, one now old and full of guilt, find something deadly.
Ellyllon: Elf-daughter pines for her people.
The First and Last Letter: Retelling of the early 19c incident that gave rise to the Trinity House policy of manning lighthouses by three instead of two keepers.
Yellow Eyes: An incident in the Republic of Moldova changes a life.
Memento: A haunting centred on an ashtray.
Before the Kettle Boils: The effect of a 300-year-old legend on a modern life.
Clairvoyant: Being able to foretell the future can be a curse as well as a gift.
Proof Positive: The Mynydd Illtud ghost, caught on camera.
The Eve of St Eligius: A lifelong obsession with an early 18c burial.
Waxlow and Lilac: A telephone box links to past and present lives.
Pumlumon: A hill-walker is caught in a deadly storm.
Carnival Street: A ghostly encounter in Liverpool Docks
The Contract of One Thousand: The story of a life between 1820 and 2020.
Myfanwy: Hearing a recording of the old song and to what this leads.
Causeway of the Legion: Meeting a Roman soldier in the 21st Century.
Dream Honeymoon: A honeymoon turns into a nightmare.
Reconstruction: If you try to go back you might learn more about yourself than you could have imagined.
The Sleep-Vampire: Supernatural insomnia.
Not Quite Paradise: Being in two worlds at the same time.
Mercenary: Set in a fictional near future civil war Britain, the mercenary of the title makes an appointment he wishes he hadn’t.
Soldat: The hard life of Hans Müller in Der Oderbruch.
The Crystal Spirit: Pre-dawn Winter Solstice meetings on the north-eastern coast of England.
Wish Man's Wood
Orang Makan: What is everyone getting so excited about on Malaysia's East Coast?
Safety First: Is a modern car the bargain that it seems to be?
Piper: Following the piper - to where, exactly?
Strawberry Hill: A ghost in a 21st century London suburb?
Wish Man’s Wood: The hooded monk of Berrynarbor, on the North Devon coast.
Tinkinswood: Yarva returns 6,000 years after a monument has been erected for her worship, to find that the world has changed.
Defilement: Mid 19c attitudes of the worst kind.
The Edinburgh Escapologist: Who really is 'Ewart Ensign'?
Mat of the Iron Hand: Mat seeks his revenge.
Gangbang: Time and lives are reshaped in suburban London.
The Serendipity Algorithm: Is it possible to predict future probability? Only with 96% accuracy and then only with help from a dubious source.
Tolman the Dreamer: Tolman's life is changed by the Djinn of the Lamp.
Bopa’s Rope: Bopa and his rope tricks.
Fighter: A lost soul in more ways than one.
Lizard on the Wall: A company auditor finds more than romance under the light of New Capricorn's twin blue moons.
High Tatras: What unknowns do the peaks between Poland and Slovakia hold?
Fertile Ground: A 17th century curse and its impact in the 21st century.
Mari Lwyd: Is an old New Year tradition harmless?
Light: Is light the curse of amateur astronomy?
Doom Way: Walking across The Wash in East Anglia.
Silvermalkin: A meal with fine wine may not be all it seems.
Jinty: What came instead of the bus Jinty was expecting.