Beyond Castle Frankenstein
Short story by Paula Cappa
published in Journals of Horror, Found Fiction, anthology edited by Terry M. West
Journals of Horror, an anthology with 29 stories, is written by some of the hottest talent in the supernatural, ghost, and horror genre. I am proud to be among them with my story Beyond Castle Frankenstein.
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Review of Journals of Horror from Tracy Crockett at Halloweenforevermore.com “Easily in my top 5 best anthologies in the horror genre. This anthology has a little bit of everything going on … amazingly well-written and the stories are very vivid. The aspect of this read that impressed me the most was that it was as if all of the stories seemed to be conjoined yet were their own little devilish tales. I highly recommend this work to any horror reader. It’s top notch.”
My followers and readers here know that sometimes my supernatural short stories are historical (Between the Darkness and the Dawn takes place at Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Old Manse; Hildie at the Ghost Shore is the Mistress of Runecraft in Old Belgium.) Beyond Castle Frankenstein is about Mary Shelley and the secret inside Castle Frankenstein, which is a ‘rough-hewn rock mansion of turrets and towers perched on a craggy hilltop over the Rhine in Darmstadt, Germany.’
The secret I speak of is in a letter that Mary Shelley hid behind an oil painting, entitled Casa Magni, that was housed inside the chapel adjacent to Castle Frankenstein. Below is the Shelley’s home Casa Magni in Lerici, Italy.
Casa Magni, the Shelleys’ home in Lerici
Read about Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley and their home Casa Magni:
Know this: there are such things as phantoms of paintings. Art is a powerful entity. Paintings can often possess a spirituality that lingers in our world wherever they have taken residence. Beyond Castle Frankenstein is such a story.
Mary Shelley was an extraordinary writer and her novel Frankenstein will never die. We remember Mary Shelley now because every Halloween Frankenstein comes alive again.
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN TO ALL MY FELLOW GHOST STORY LOVERS!
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