Print Length: 182 pages
Publisher: The Blue Pencil
Publication Date: June 30, 2017
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
DARKNESS THERE – BUT SOMETHING MORE – About This Book:
Who has not been intrigued and enthralled by the spirit world, ghosts and other other-worldly beings? Or to say it in a simpler way, the paranormal? Ambiguous presences surround us. Whether they are in the form of stories narrated by our grandparents, or in the form of haunting, riveting supernatural stories in books and movies, they have held us under their spell. They continue to engage and allure us from our youngest days and even until the present. In fact, the prominence of paranormal investigators, Ghostbusters and others documenting the supernatural world in today’s age, which is overpowered by science and technology, shows that we crave to push our boundaries as rational beings and delve into the phenomena which we cannot define or explain tangibly.
This anthology of 30 selected ghost stories by an international group of authors celebrates the spine-chilling thrills and sense of awe and bewilderment which we feel in the presence of this inexplicable world. A world which is inhabited by supernatural beings. Pick up a copy of DARKNESS THERE – BUT SOMETHING MORE and experience the cataclysmic, weird, and at times, the benevolent spirit world. You will never experience a dull moment in this roller-coaster ride!
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Dr Santosh Bakaya
Dr Santosh Bakaya is the recipient of various international awards. We’ll mention some of them right now.
- She won the Reuel Award for literature in2014 for her long poem, Oh Hark!,
- The Poet Laureate Award for Ballad of Bapu, Oh Hark! And Where Are The Lilacs? [2016 Poetry Society of India, Gurugram, Haryana, India]
- The Universal Inspirational Poet Award 
- Incredible woman of the Year Award, 2015 [Incredible Women of India blog]
Santosh Bakaya, an academician. poet . essayist and novelist, has made her mark both in prose and in poetry. Her three mystery novels, [The mystery of the Relic, The Mystery of the Jhalana Fort, The mystery of the Pine cottage] for young adults (YA genre), were very well received in the 1990s
‘Flights from my Terrace’, her e-book of 58 essays, published on Smashwords in 2014, now has a printed version [Authorspress, Delhi, 2017]. Ballad Of Bapu, [a poetic biography of Mahatma Gandhi, Vitasta publishers, Delhi, 2015], and Where Are The lilacs? [Authorspress, Delhi, 2016] have received international notice and recognition.
Her poems have figured in the highly commendable category and Poem Of The Month category in Destiny Poets, a UK based poetry website. Her poetry has also appeared in various ezines in throughout the English speaking world.
She has co-edited UMBILICAL CHORDS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PARENTS REMEMBERED, published by Global Fraternity of Poets, Gurugram, Haryana. And now, she brings us DARKNESS a collection of ghost stories. [Blue Pencil] Under the Apple Boughs, her second compilation of poems, is her most recent book [Authorspress, 2017]. In July, 2017, an Award for Literary Excellence was conferred on her by Bharat Nirman, an international NGO.
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Lopamudra Banerjee is a writer, poet, editor and translator, currently based in Dallas, USA. She has a Masters’ degree with thesis in creative nonfiction writing from the Department of English, University of Nebraska, at Omaha. Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant’s Wayward Journey, her debut memoir/nonfiction work, (Authorspress, 2016) has received Honorable Mention at Los Angeles Book Festival 2017. The manuscript has also been First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 hosted by Chanticleer Reviews and Media LLC, USA. Her literary works have appeared in numerous journals, anthologies and ezines.
Her fiction has been featured in Silhouette I & II anthology (Authorspress), among other places. She has received the Reuel International Award 2017 for Poetry and also Reuel International Award 2016 for her English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella Nastanirh (translated as The Broken Home) instituted byThe Significant League, a renowned literature group in Facebook, and the book is available in Amazon Kindle. Her debut poetry collection ‘Let The Night Sing’ has recently been published by Global Fraternity of Poets. Also, her collection of selected stories by Rabindranath Tagore in English translation, ‘The Broken Home and Other Stories’ has recently been published by Authorspress.
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