Alison Littlewood’s latest novel is Mistletoe, a winter ghost story. Her other books include A Cold Season, Path of Needles, The Unquiet House, The Hidden People, and The Crow Garden. Alison’s short stories have been picked for a number of year’s best anthologies and she has won the Shirley Jackson Award for Short Fiction. Alison lives in Yorkshire, England, in a house of creaking doors and crooked walls. Visit her at www.alisonlittlewood.co.uk.