Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska
Mark A. Zeiger

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Mark's first book, a collection of his horror, dark fiction, and fantasy short stories, set in or otherwise relating to Southeast Alaska, is now available!

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Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska presents stories of darkness, mythology, and danger, examining the mysterious and unpredictable nature of life in Southeast Alaska, where perception and reality intermingle and conflict with puzzling and sometimes deadly results.

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Shy Ghosts Dancing: Watch a young man’s feelings for a beautiful woman turn from attraction to horror when voices from the aurora borealis tell him her terrifying secret.

The Bloofer Lady: A mysterious, beautiful woman haunts a remote cabin, attempting to lure its resident into the snow.

The Fear: A man finally meets the predator he’s lived his life dreading.

Long Black Veil: Join an adulterous young woman’s nocturnal vigils in a gold rush town cemetery.

Ghost Wanted: A want ad placed as a practical joke leads to unexpected results.

. . . and 8 other stories, including The Raven Calls at Dawn, previously published in Shapeshifter! Magazine.

Here's the Book Teaser that Aly and I shot for the book, and posted on YouTube.

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