A frightened child with only one person he can turn to, a prison where everybody gets the gifts they need, a bird that has an important message for a weary family, the darkest of murderers seeking redemption in the snow - these and other stories of the macabre are here to delight and chill the... read more
“No, Mr. Hope. This wasn't a guy in a suit. He was the real Father Christmas. Saint Nicholas himself. Except he wasn't any kind of saint.”Carol Linwood, in Unwanted
“No, it's my real name. My mother was a very religious woman, but she had a good sense of humour too. She told me I was hard in the making, even harder in the bringing out, so when I finally arrived she had her day of rest. And she named me Sunday.”Sunday, in Day of Rest
“Ain't it funny how you still gate the same old favourites? Wallets and ties. Even though you ain't got a red cent or a short that buttons all the way to your neck.”The trusted prisoner, in Merry Mr. Kent
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