This anthology revitalizes the stale gothic romance genre with stories spanning across centuries and the world. A Sioux woman returns from the grave seeking true love. A young boy and his ghostly boyfriend dodge American soldiers and landmines in 1970s Vietnam. A young mother in slavery faces demons on the eve of liberation in 1800s Jamaica. A Brazilian writer-in-exile discovers his sanctuary''s dark secrets - and the burning touch of a ghostly lord.