Cast Down; Masked (teaser)

The third book in the Cast Down series should be finished in about two weeks. Want a little taste? For over a month Gabby woke to the smell of her father’s aftershave lingering in her room, as if he’d spent the night sitting in a chair at her bedside, keeping a silent vigil over her.  … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)

Cast Down; Masked (teaser)

The third novel in the Cast Down series qualifies as a "Prequel" since it takes place before A New England Haunting. The story focuses on the character of Carrie, who we already met in New England Haunting. It's the story of her life, seeing spirits since she was a child, growing up in the paranormal … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)

Cover Art – Deconstructing Tracy

The Deconstructing of Tracy has begun. I found the perfect piece of artwork for the cover in a folder of my own childhood artwork. Yeah, I drew that. The sad part is that if I drew it today it'd look pretty much the same. I am woefully untalented. The book is a darkly humorous look … Continue reading Cover Art – Deconstructing Tracy

Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 7)

Have I mentioned that my recently departed friend, Mary was fully equipped with a Bum Magnet?  Yeah, she was.  I've never seen one that was stronger than hers.  She could attract a bum from incredible distances. One bum in particular I remember was named Dennis.  She met him online somewhere, because that always works out … Continue reading Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 7)

Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 6)

Did I mention that the real Annabelle was a Raggedy Ann? Pretty sure I did. Not sure why they changed it for the movies. Did they think Raggedy Ann just wasn't scary enough? Did they not want to scar young children? Did the folks who own the rights to Raggedy Ann object to them using … Continue reading Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 6)

Remnants – Now Available!

I'm pretty excited - both the Kindle and the paperback version of Cast Down; Remnants is now available on Amazon! Purchase on Amazon I started reading horror novels when I was a kid. In grade school my friends were all doing book reports on "My Friend, the Fireman" and I was doing them on "The … Continue reading Remnants – Now Available!

Cast Down; Remnants (teaser)

I estimate the completion of my latest project to be two to three weeks from now. The Cast Down series are books that can be read independently or in any order but are tied together by common location and characters who cross over from one novel to the others. The series is set in a … Continue reading Cast Down; Remnants (teaser)

Cast Down Series

The following is a brief excerpt from Cast Down. The series of three books (one available now, two coming soon) are companion novels that will not need to be read in any particular order to be enjoyed, although they are related with several characters making "crossover" appearances in each.-----         Branches scratched lightly at the … Continue reading Cast Down Series

Writers – Life in an Alternate Reality

Are you a writer? Is your daily reality a little... different? The other day my husband said to me that he noticed a home in our community looked abandoned. He takes our dog for a walk all around the park early every morning and he hadn't lately seen any cars there or activity. I started … Continue reading Writers – Life in an Alternate Reality