After Midnight - Stories of Mystery and the Macabre

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“Anything can happen in the dark…” After Midnight is a collection of gothic short stories based on the folk legends and cautionary tales of the unknown that were collected in Britain by missing author Sidney Wainwright. Sit by the hearth on a dark and stormy night. Read yourself a story or two by firelight. I warn you, once the clock chimes midnight, there is no knowing how this tale will end. More
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About Sidney Wainwright

- The Unknowable Author, By Archibald Jerome -

While I could tell you the flavour of Mr Wainwright’s pipe tobacco there is little I really know about him. I can’t tell you the names of parents, where he was born, the date, or even which year.
In 1959, after setting out on an expedition to New Guinea, Wainwright disappeared when his ship, the Aurora, vanished in the Atlantic Ocean. To add intrigue to the unfortunate events, the only copy of this manuscript at the time was lost in a mysterious fire at the premises of his publisher.
I tried many times after I lost my friend to search for his origins, for his home and family. To my amazement, all my inquiries were without success. It was as if my friend and client, who I had known in flesh and blood for years had never existed. But that is another story…

Sidney Wainwright is a pseudonym.

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Debbie Carr reviewed on on June 2, 2018

I loved every word in this book. There is no doubt that Sidney Wainwright is a brilliant storyteller. Each short story, had me wanting to get to the end to find out what happened and at the same time, hanging on to every sentence hoping it would keep me in this eager anticipation for a little longer.
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