Half in Shadow

Half in Shadow
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Mary Elizabeth Counselman's Three Marked Pennies was one of the most popular stories ever to appear in the pages of Weird Tales magazine, and the work subsequently has become an acknowledged classic of American literature. Together with C.L. Moore, Miss Counselman was Weird Tales s preeminent female author, and this collection preserves her finest supernatural fiction written over a period of forty years, including The Three Marked Pennies, The Unwanted, The Shot-Tower Ghost, Night Court, The Monkey Spoons, The Smiling Face, A Death Crown for Mr. Hapworthy, The Black Stone Statue, Seventh Sister, Parasite Mansion, The Green Window, The Tree s Wife, Twister, and A Handful of Silver. Jacket by Tim Kirk. Her work is permeated by that streak of the macabre which chills the spine and stems from the great tradition inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.. The Three Marked Pennies has taken its place in anthologies among the greatest horror, suspense, and fantasy stories ever written. --Gadsden Times