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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 The Year of Ancient Ghosts
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The Year of Ancient Ghosts features five novellas of the fantastic, all centred around medieval myth and history. A mother and her daughter come to the remote Orkneys to grieve, and find themselves instead dealing with a ghostly Viking legend. A dark-ages king doesn't realise his wife carries another man's child and she is desperate for him not to find out. A young woman, who has spent her whole life hiding her supernatural strength, discovers on the eve of her wedding that she is Odin's daughter. Sir Percival's sister finds herself trapped in a castle of bloodletting sorcerers with only her sexuality as a weapon. In the wake of the Norman conquest, the daughter of an abusive man falls in love with a Norman priest whose abilities blur the line between religion and magic.' (Publisher's blurb)


  • A selection of thematically linked novellas.
  • Dedication:

    for Olafr, min leof


* Contents derived from the Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Year of Ancient Ghosts, Kim Wilkins , single work novella (p. 21-72)
Crown of Rowan : A Tale of Thyrsland, Kim Wilkins , single work novella fantasy (p. 73-119)
Dindrana's Lover, Kim Wilkins , single work novella (p. 121-159)
Wild Dreams of Blood, Kim Wilkins , single work short story
On the eve of her wedding, supernaturally strong Sara Jones discovers her father is Odin.
(p. 161-196)
The Lark and the River, Kim Wilkins , single work novella (p. 198-249)

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