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Gertrude Atherton

(1857 - 1948)

Death and the Woman

A woman is alone with her dying husband in a New York boarding-house. She grapples with grief, fear, and the approaching presence of Death.

10 min read · Rating: R · Read story

The Sacrificial Alter

A young writer becomes obsessed with crime and decides to write novels about it. He meets a young woman, but his lack of passion for her leads him to commit a horrific act. He confesses to his...

49 min read · Rating: R · Read story

The Bell In The Fog

A writer becomes obsessed with a portrait of a young girl.

46 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Striding Place

After his life-long friend goes missing near the legendary river Strid, Weigall sets out to look for him.

12 min read · Rating: G · Read story