Happy Irish Fiction Friday! Today we for your entertainment, we offer a less well known supernatural thriller by the very well-known Bram Stoker: The Mystery of the Sea. Abraham Stoker was born on November 8, 1847 in Clontarf, County Dublin, Ireland and died on April 20, 1912 in London, England. He attended Trinity College and attained a degree in mathematics. The first 10 years of his career was as a civil servant at Dublin Castle. Beginning in 1878, Stoker spent 27 years in the service of actor Sir Henry Irving, as his manager. Stoker published his first novel, The Snake’s Pass in 1890 with Dracula appearing in 1897. The Mystery of the Sea was published in 1902.