Be careful what you let in… Siler House has stood silent beneath Savannah’s moss-draped oaks for decades. Notoriously haunted, it has remained empty until college-bound Jess Perry and three of her peers gather to take part in a month-long study on the paranormal. Jess, who talks to ghosts, quickly bonds with her fellow test subjects. … Continue reading First Chapters – THE HAUNTING SEASON
There's a lot going on this month, but what better way to start it than a SALE! 40 Books. £1 each. Yep. You read that right. Amazon has over 40 ebooks on sale this August. On that list is THE HAUNTING SEASON! YES! And you'll want to grab a copy because the sequel, DIARY OF THE … Continue reading Kindle Books for £1! 50% off Print Books!
If you are in the UK, THE HAUNTING SEASON is on sale until November 9, 2015. It's not often that my publisher puts the book on sale, so don't miss out if you haven't already read it. And, if you have read it, why not recommend it to a friend? If you're not in the UK, … Continue reading THE HAUNTING SEASON is on Sale!
An abandoned dog. A girl, equally broken. Some bonds are forever. Touch. An excerpt from the novella, Touch, included in my short story collection NATURE'S FIFTH SEASON. Touch is the one story that got to both my husband and a male critique partner. Of all the stories in the collection, I get the most mail regarding Touch and … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: TOUCH
Kate tossed and turned, trying not to think about Ian. Whenever she did, she thought of how Michael had managed to change her after all, and how she’d have to fix that. It wouldn’t be easy, but it wouldn’t be a fresh start if she brought along so much emotional baggage. Declan’s words … Continue reading Sunday Sampler: OF SHADOW & STONE
When people ask where I get my story ideas from, my response is usually: “From my childhood.” This might be considered fairly disturbing since I mostly write dark fiction. After a moment or two, I explain that my mother was a diehard mystery novel fan, my brother loves horror movies, and my sister is a … Continue reading Where Do I Get My Ideas From? (Plus a few book recommendations)
Amazon is launching a sale for AARP members starting now through October 31st! Both THE HAUNTING SEASON and OF SHADOW & STONE are included. It doesn't look like you can sort by genre, so it's like sifting through a bargain bin. Still, you know I'd greatly appreciate the support if you selected one of my titles. From Amazon's … Continue reading 50% Off Kindle Books & 10% Off Audio & Print
Today only! (May 23rd, 2015). Less than a cup of coffee. Less than the cost of most smartphone apps. USA Today called OF SHADOW & STONE a must read. Go grab it now! Genre: Urban Fantasy Description: Humans are so unobservant. All they have to do is look up… and hope the gargoyles looking back down don’t … Continue reading Of Shadow & Stone is Just $1.99!
Description: Humans are so unobservant. All they have to do is look up… and hope the gargoyles looking back down don’t target them as prey. Gargoyles were created centuries ago to protect mankind, but something went horribly wrong. Now only the sentinel—a mortal chosen to control the stone beasts—stands between them and their human prey. … Continue reading Tuesday Teaser: OF SHADOW & STONE
I had just pulled into the driveway from running errands when I got a message from fellow author Theresa Kay telling me that USA Today had reviewed OF SHADOW & STONE. My first thought was... "Whaaaaat?" And then I clicked on the link Theresa sent and there it … Continue reading USA TODAY: OF SHADOW & STONE is a Must-Read!
I know a lot of writers listen to music as they write. I'm one of the ones who can't. Usually, I'll wait until I'm working on revisions, then choose songs I think fit the story. It occurred to me that I never made a playlist for NATURE'S FIFTH SEASON. So, without further ado... TOUCH While … Continue reading Nature’s Fifth Season Playlist
I've loved gargoyles for as long as I can remember. Their history fascinates me, and although I touched on it in the book, I didn't go into lengthy details in case it came off sounding like a history lesson. In short, they were originally meant to act as downspouts for buildings, but later were found … Continue reading Of Shadow & Stone Signed Paperback
Release day is finally here! There's lots to celebrate this week, including a contest later on in the week, so stay tuned. Today, I have an excerpt for you - the prologue: PROLOGUE Declan I live here among them, waiting and watching. They do nothing now and have remained motionless for over a century, … Continue reading Of Shadow & Stone is Live!