AT EASE WITH THE DEAD: NEW TALES OF THE SUPERNATURAL AND MACABRE Edited by Barbara and Christopher Roden. Ashcroft, BC, Canada; Ash-Tree Press; 1st edition trade paperback.
Published June 2007: viii + 376pp. Hardback limited to 400 copies. Jacket art by Jason Van Hollander.
At Ease with the Dead, the fourth anthology of original supernatural and macabre fiction to be published by Ash-Tree Press, is a worthy successor to the previous volumes, Midnight Never Comes, Shadows and Silence, and the World Fantasy and International Horror Guild Award winner Acquainted With The Night. It also offers the largest gathering of new fiction—some thirty stories from the pens of some of the finest writers practising in the genre today.
The Church on the Island by Simon Kurt Unsworth, The Brook by John Llewellyn Probert, Mr Poo-Poo by Reggie Oliver, Dhost by Melanie Tem, Special Perceptions by Richard Harland, My Grandfather's Ghosts by Gary McMahon, We, The Remedials by John Travis, The Light of the World by Peter Bell, When Sorrows Come by Simon Strantzas, The White Sea Company by Mark Valentine, The Music Box by Mark Patrick Lynch, Visiting Hours by Kealan Patrick Burke, Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed by Steve Duffy, Threads by James Doig, The Heights by Matthew Holness, Sighted by Iain Rowan, The Calvary at Banská Bystrica by Helen Grant, Death Knock by Steve Lockley & Paul Lewis, Blue Train by Joel Lane, A Pillar of the Church by John Whitbourn, The Admiral's House by Marc Lecard, Recession by Robert Morrish, 'And So Will I Remember You. . .' by Chet Williamson, Dr Upex and the Great God Ing by Antony Oldknow, The Tank by Paul Finch, The Charlie Club by J. J. Beazley, The Swing by Don Tumasonis, A Small Cold Hand by Simon Bestwick, Hell Hath No Fury by Keris McDonald, The Palace by Barbara Roden, Biographical / Story Notes.