Robert Murray Gilchrist (1867-1917) was an English novelist and author of short stories often set in the Peak District. He is best known today for his Gothic short horror stories, which earn him a deserved position alongside the likes of Stevenson, Stoker, Wilde, and Stenbock.
"The Return" is an eerie ghost story about a man who returns to his home village after 20 years in the diamond fields of South Africa to see whether his sweetheart has waited for him.... When he returns, he finds that much has changed during his absence. But where is his beloved Rose Pascal?