J. T. Croft
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About J. T. Croft
J. T. Croft is a Gothic fiction author with a passion for tales both fantastical and supernatural. An avid fan of fantasy, Gothic fiction and ghost stories, he imbues his work with strong emotional themes designed to tug readers’ hearts and make them think.
His stories roam between good and evil, exploring the grey area between with a melancholy, bittersweet, and strangely charming feel. J. T. Croft is enchanted by the works of Edwardian ghostwriters such as M. R. James and E. F. Benson, as much as the Gothic works of Laura Purcell, Hester Fox, and Susan Hill.
When not writing, he enjoys listening to podcasts, drinking coffee, and spending time with his partner and their grey tabby in Worcestershire, UK.
Praise for J. T. Croft:
"Bittersweet ghosts and supernatural shenanigans!"
Tracey Bryant, Author.
"I am very pleased to say this was an incredibly wonderful read. Enjoyed that I was able to care for the characters and feel emotions they displayed. Thank you, it was well worth my time. ❤"
"Thank you J.T. Croft for reminding me why I love reading so much."
"Gothic at it's best."
Adele P, Reviewer.
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"Moving and intense psychic / paranormal drama."
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A woman haunted by fate, a child silenced by fear, and a house full of secrets and bells.
1918. Stripped of her reputation and haunted by a spirit she failed to protect, the young governess Grace Meadows finds herself out of time and growing more and more desperate. But when she’s offered a strange job from an eccentric medium, she never could have imagined what she was signing up for.
Tasked with caring for a troubled young girl who has lost the ability to speak, Grace must unravel the dangerous secrets at the heart of a run-down country mansion and find the source of the horrors which now threaten both of their lives.
As she’s forced to confront her own demons and reconcile the ghosts of past and present, can Grace protect the child from the living and dead? And what is waiting for her beyond the mysterious silk and bells which protect them from forces unseen?
Jane Eyre meets the Woman in Black in this gothic supernatural mystery. Perfect for fans of Susan Hill, Sarah Waters, Laura Purcell, and novels packed with thrilling suspense which will keep you on the edge of your seat, A House of Bells is a tale you won’t want to miss. Scroll up and grab your copy now.
Bereaved and crushed by terrible guilt, discredited psychiatrist James Marshall grapples with the pain and demotion back to his home town on the Cornish coast, seeking solace in the professional wilderness away from a former high-flying career. But when he stumbles upon a strange woman wandering alone on the wild and dangerous headland of Maiden Point, their fates quickly collide… and he’s brought face-to-face with his own family’s secrets and links to the supernatural.
Emily remembers nothing of her past. Stuck in the grip of amnesia, she struggles to piece together her identity – and what led her to the fateful clifftop. Lost in a world of local legends and incredible coincidences, James must decide whether to believe her stories of a paranormal protector… or if her tales are nothing more than psychological trauma.
As his grip on reality begins to unravel, he’s faced with the increasingly difficult task of sifting fact from fiction. A strange music box, a lullaby, and a curious family heirloom yield valuable secrets that lead him deeper and deeper into a reality that his rational mind dismissed as mere superstition.
And when the woman’s past finally catches up with her, can James unearth the truth to save the past and present maidens of Maiden Point?
Perfect for fans of authors including Sarah Maine, Laura Purcell, and Wendy Webb, Maiden Point is a hauntingly beautiful novel that grapples with timeless themes of redemption, regret, and overcoming the ghosts of the past, all set on the rugged and beautiful Cornish coastline. Scroll up and grab your copy today…
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Perfect for fans of classic ghost stories and imaginative fantasy alike, these tales will satisfy your curiosities and speak to your deepest human desires to connect and empathise, making them ideal for readers of Neil Gaiman, M. R. James, Roald Dahl and many others. Stories include:
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Imbued with eight chilling and memorable short stories that range from the poignant to the melancholy, this imaginative blend of dark fairy tales and speculative fiction draws inspiration from classic ghost tales to offer readers an unforgettable experience. Underscored by touching universal themes of overcoming adversity, facing fears, fellowship, and finding one’s place in the world, Midnight’s Treasury brings its characters to life in a way that will touch your heart and speak to your soul.
A struggling author stumbles upon story ideas from beyond the grave, a budding obituary writer discovers his boss has an uncanny ability to predict the future, and the residents of a cemetery take matters into their own hands to protect their graveyard in this endearing and bittersweet collection. With a pinch of romance and humor, you’ll find gentle ghost stories, strange premonitions and consequences, comic retributions and encouragement from the afterlife, difficult choices, and above all, the need to put things right in the face of seemingly insurmountable problems.
As the perfect book for fans of timeless authors including Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman and Edgar Allen Poe, Midnight’s Treasury is a deeply moving assortment of tales that will resonate with our innermost human desires and struggles.
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