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A Creature of Moonlight
Rebecca Hahn
Saffron And Brimstone: Strange Stories
Elizabeth Hand
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
Lois McMaster Bujold
Snow in May: Stories
Kseniya Melnik
A passerby is drawn by curiosity to investigate an abandoned, haunted-looking house – and uncovers the strange tale of the old man who visits the gloomy, crumbling building every quarter – reputedly to collect rent from a ghost.
The narrator comes across as an unconscionable busybody, and the source of his gossip seems quite random and conveniently plot-serving, but other than that, this is a very nice ghost story, with a satisfying twist.