After a promising university student disappears in the Derbyshire hills while researching an ancient legend, a journal describing her Investigations comes to light – or is it a work of fiction, a fantasia upon her studies concerning a nefarious Romano-British cult?
A creepy medieval mansion, home to a university history department, has a record of inexplicable apparitions, which may or may not be supernatural. When a colleague decides to investigate the building's misty past, he discovers there is more to the strange occurrences than meets the eye.
In these weird yarns of Academe, the past throws a long shadow and ancient myths survive. Whether labyrinthine landscape or eerie corridors, the locations themselves are players in these uncanny narratives, where the threshold between reality and unreality remains uncertain