Danse Macabre

Danse Macabre is now available in paperback! Here’s the universal Amazon link.

Danse Macabre

Praise for Danse Macabre:

‘A beautifully written piece of work. Hughes shows great potential.’
Richard Ford, author of Steelhaven

‘An addictive and haunting yarn… Danse Macabre is dripping with delightful dread.’
Steven Kelliher, author of the Landkist saga

‘An atmospheric, haunting and evocative read.’
The Tattooed Book Geek

The Grimdark Files

‘This dark little gem of a novelette is well worth your time.’
T. Frohock, author of Los Nefilim and Miserere

‘Creepy, dark and magnificently written.’
Michael R. Miller, author of the Dragon’s Blade trilogy

‘An ingenious and captivating piece… Even now, re-reading bits of it, I am struck by the careful structure that lies beneath an ethereal tale, like the outline of furniture beneath a ghostly sheet.’
T.O. Munro, author of the Bloodline trilogy and The Medusa’s Daughter

‘The short story of the year.’

‘Deliciously creepy.’
T.L. Greylock, author of the Song of the Ash Tree trilogy

‘I read the whole thing in a single sitting . . . an engrossing tale.’
Caitlin E. Jones, author of The Faire Curiosities

‘Delightfully dark… a short and satisfying read.’

‘This is a delightful, flesh-tingling, quick and quirky read, folks. Pass on it at your own peril.’
Dyrk Ashton, author of Paternus

‘5 stars.’
Grimdark Alliance

‘Eerily delightful and delightfully eerie.’
Travis Peck, author of Ravinor

Read more reviews of Danse Macabre on Goodreads.


The dead beckon and the little girl obeys. Night after night she answers the graveyard’s call, though she dreads her encounters with the creature that dwells there. But she’ll soon come to learn that memories are much more dangerous than monsters…