Throwback to that time I wrote a book about vampires…or did I?

on October 14, 2018

Time for vampires, witches, and all things spooky, no? It’s the season for reading Gothic, so gather round and let’s talk about THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST my only Gothic novel, and my love letter to Victoria Holt, Ann Radcliffe, and Mary Stewart. There are lots of goodies with this one, and today’s post puts them…

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Because I like to be scared but not really

on October 7, 2018

A repost of my first viewing of Crimson Peak and some other spooky faves. *CRIMSON PEAK: So last weekend I went to see Crimson Peak and it was everything I hoped it would be. Oh, first the caveat–if you don’t want to read spoilers, stop reading now and come back on Tuesday. I’m serious; I’m…

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Rounding up some spooky reads

on October 20, 2016

I don’t like to be scared–not really. A little suspense is fine, but no outright horror, please. Here are a few of my seasonal favorites: *Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman. WITCHES. That’s all you need. *The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. It’s not a popular view, but I really, really dislike Ichabod Crane….

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