Copyright © Robert James.
At seventeen, Megan is an expert on death. Every time her dad takes her to a museum, she brings home a new friend – a dead one. Most lost souls move on quickly, once Megan helps them remember who they were (and why they died), but it’s not easy unpacking all those forgotten secrets. Joseph, the first light keeper at Shawnee Point Lighthouse, is no exception. Something evil haunted Joseph when he was alive, and it continues to plague him in death. Ultimately, Megan will have to deal with her own inner demons to overcome the malicious spirit that now torments them both.
Dorchadas – darkness – has many twisted shades. It seems there are as many phobias as there are words in the dictionary, but certain fears and dark emotions have a special hold on us: loss, regret, death, monsters – both real and imagined – or perhaps the fear of not truly living. Join me as I explore the darkness and expose the demons lurking in the shadows in this collection of short haunts: