CC anonymously published her first work, the historical Aristodemus, a Tragedy
By 30 January 1841
CC published her first novel, Adventures of Susan Hopley; or, Circumstantial Evidence
, which remained her most successful work of fiction.
By 22 January 1848
CC published the collection for which she is now best known, The Night Side of Nature; or, Ghosts and Ghost Seers
, in two volumes.
CC 's final story, "The Lost Portrait", appeared in Leitch Ritchie's The Midnight Journey and Other Tales