In 1855, young Fitzpatrick Reed, in the employ of the publishers Harper and Brothers is obsessed by Emily Bronte. He longs to meet her, but there's just one problem - she died in 1848. Here's a ghost story for fans of the Bronte sisters.Author James Patrick Kelly is a two-time winner of the Hugo Award and a 2007 Nebula Award winner. His stories appear frequently in Asimov's Science Fiction, and he writes the magazine's "On the Net" column. Publishers Weekly has called him "a meticulous craftsman in the demanding short-story form".
(P) and ©2008 James Patrick Kelly