It was a truth universally ignored, most principally by the dowager Dame Hartwell, that ghosts and gatherings did not mix.
Approximately 5,500 words, 22 printed pages, or 38 minutes long.
For fans of Olivia Atwater, Tilly Wallace, and Charlie N. Holmberg!
In this short story, the fashionable and eccentric dowager Dame Hartwell has lured the reclusive Miss Tessa Preston to attend her drawing room séance. If Dame Hartwell can’t convince Miss Preston, her former protégé, to return as her medium-in-residence, she doesn’t know how she will protect her son and his new fiancé from the brewing storm of malcontent spirits surrounding them.
Read this story for a fun, light read featuring historical fantasy, Victorian comedy of manners, kicking butt in all her finery, and literal Black girl magic.