Ghost Summer: Stories

by Tananarive Due
Release date: September 2, 2015
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, horror, short stories

Whether weaving family life and history into dark fiction or writing speculative Afrofuturism, American Book Award winner and Essence bestselling author Tananarive Due’s work is both riveting and enlightening. In her debut collection of short fiction, Due takes us to Gracetown, a small Florida town that has both literal and figurative ghost; into future scenarios that seem all too real; and provides empathetic portraits of those whose lives are touched by Otherness. Featuring an award-winning novella and fifteen stories — one of which has never been published before — GHOST SUMMER: STORIES, is sure to both haunt and delight.

With an Introduction by Nalo Hopkinson and an Afterword by Steven Barnes.



  • The Lake (2011)
  • Summer (2007)
  • Ghost Summer (2008)


  • Free Jim’s Mine (2014)
  • The Knowing (2002)
  • Like Daughter (2000)
  • Aftermoon (2004)
  • Trial Day (2003)


  • Patient Zero (2000)
  • Danger Word (with Steven Barnes) (2004)
  • Removal Order (2014)
  • Herd Immunity (2014)
  • Carriers (2015)


  • Señora Suerte (2006)
  • Transplanted (2002)
  • Courtship Rituals (2001)
  • Vanishings (2015)
updated 2017-01-19

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