Night Sea Journey

Night Sea Journey, A Tale of the Supernatural, by Paula Cappa

Night Sea Journey:
A Tale of the Supernatural
by Paula Cappa

Crispin Books • March 24, 2014
Trade Softcover • 244 pages  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
Supernatural Fiction / Dark Fantasy & Horror
For Adult Readers (some mature content)
$16.95 • ISBN 978-1-883953-62-1

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Dark Fantasy/Horror
Paranormal Romance • Ghost Stories
Angels & Demons • Occult
Atlantic/Rhode Island setting


The Dazzling Darkness



Night Sea Journey (Kindle edition)

“. . . a powerful page-turner – enigmatic, surprising, and completely engaging . . . a wild ride over dangerous and previously uncharted terrain.” – James Hulbert, A Kiss Before You Leave Me

“. . . a startling story that captures the reader from the first page, with strong character development and a robust vocabulary. Cappa’s characters are the kind the reader remembers long after the story has been read. Her dialogue flawlessly carries the story from one stage to the next.” – Judith Reveal, The Brownstone

“. . . one of the most interesting novels I’ve come across in a good long time! The writing is good, the story is truly engaging, the characters are memorable!” – Teresa Kennedy, In The Country of No Compassion

A suspenseful, romantic, mystical tale . . . Cappa’s superior writing skills, her ability to write this particular story to be so profound and thorough was perhaps one of the most impressive thing about the book.” –

“Beautifully told. Cappa is a skilled writer producing beautiful prose with amazing imagery.” –

“Quite an enchanting tale, weaving together ancient Biblical supernaturalism and dream theory, told in dreamy colorful language, with deft characterizations. Highly recommended.” – Monster Librarian


Night Sea Journey is a tale of the supernatural, a quiet horror novel with paranormal apparitions, plenty of romance, psychological twists-and murder.

Kip Livingston lives alone in Abasteron House on Horn Island, Rhode Island, and is a talented painter with an inspired imagination. But she is haunted by a dark nocturnal visitor. Each night while Kip sleeps, a winged creature with greedy teeth invades her dreams and drags her to the bottom of a ghost-grey sea. For help, she turns to exiled priest Raymond Kera, who falls for her seductive charms.

Can Raymond save her from this dream demon? Or will Kip have to save herself?

From the author of The Dazzling Darkness, this supernatural thriller is a gripping, mystical, exquisite story, a dreamy tale that delves deep into uncharted waters and will keep your mind racing.


Paula Cappa is also the author of The Dazzling Darkness, winner of a Gothic Readers Book Club Award for Outstanding Fiction, and Greylock, winner of the Chanticleer Book Award. Her short stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her writing is highly praised for its atmospheric, image-rich approach reminiscent of the masters of quiet horror/dark fantasy, from Edgar Allan Poe to today’s dark-fantasy stylists. Paula writes a weekly fiction blog about classic short stories, Reading Fiction,Tales of Terror. She lives in Pound Ridge, New York.