Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival

Panel schedule for the Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival! Free and open to the public! I’m going to be on the 3:30 panel, which is Best Horror Books We’ve Read This Year.

10:30 AM–Horror, Horror, Everywhere: How Horror Infiltrates Other Genres
Rio Youers (M), Jeff Strand, KL Pereira, Jennifer McMahon, Toni L.P. Kelner, Leigh Perry

11:30 AM–The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Written—And The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Read
Catherine Grant, Kelli Owen, Bracken MacLeod (M), Joseph A. Joseph Citro, Nadia Bulkin

12:30 PM–Hidden Treasures: Scary Books You’ve Probably Never Read, But Should
Grady Hendrix, Charles R Rutledge (M), Errick Nunnally, Hillary Monahan, John M. McIlveen

1:30 PM—Our Favorite Halloween Books and Stories
James A. Moore (M), Kat Howard, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Thomas Sniegoskii, Glenn Chadbourne

2:30 PM–The Beginner’s Guide to Horror Movies, or, How to Start Your Kids off Right
Izzy Lee, Cat Scully, Craig Shaw Gardner, Mary SanGiovanni (M), Stephen R. Bissette

3:30 PM–Best Horror Books We’ve Read This Year
John Langan, Kristin Dearborn, Morgan Sylvia, Tom Deady (M), Brian Keene

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Interview With Yours Truly

Fiona McVie at Author Interviews did an interview with me. I chat about music, writing, books, and some other stuff.

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Dawn is out!

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My fantasy novel, Dawn, is out now on ebook from Crossroads Press Mystique Ink imprint. Print version will be available within the next few days. Reblog to be entered in a drawing for a free signed copy.

A Legacy of Violence

When Stiva and her twin brother, Chandris, inherit the troubled throne of Aris, the populace grows uneasy, and with good reason. The twins, estranged for years after a bitter feud, are very different. Stiva takes after their mother, a Reonih bard from the primal mushroom forests of distant Shadri, while Chandris favors their father, a hardened warlord, commander of the mighty Selin army.

 

A King’s Thirst For Power

Faced with enemies on all sides and the rising threat of war, the twins vow to put their discord behind them and unite to protect Aris. But Chandris wants more than survival; he dreams of empire, and is determined to lift Aris out of its post-technological dark age. He will stop at nothing to achieve that goal, and has no qualms about reawakening an ancient, deadly technology to do it.

 

A Land Divided

By delving into forbidden science and forgotten dark arts, Chandris breaks a longstanding treaty with the Reonih and incites civil war. He also unleashes an ancient, unearthly threat; the bloodthirsty, elemental Zhur. As alliances fracture and warfare threatens to engulf the land, Stiva must fight not only to save the Reonih from her brother’s lust for power, but protect herself from the Zhurlord that is haunting her.

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Haunted Houses

I am stoked to announce that my story 14 Oak St will be included in Haunted Houses, the latest anthology from Flame Tree Press.

These books are gorgeous!

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Ladies Of Horror Fiction

Thrilled to be included in the Ladies of Horror Fiction Directory!

 

https://ladiesofhorrorfiction.com/the-lohf-directory/

Cover Reveal #1 – As The Seas Turn Red

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As The Seas Turn Red is an ocean poetry collection I’ve been working on off and on for years. It will be released this fall, with this gorgeous cover from Joseph Schmalke.

Announcement!

Thrilled to announce that my fantasy trilogy, Dawn, will be coming out from Crossroads Press. Details to follow.

ABODE SALE!

17122100_1529807527047840_308339662_oMy novel Abode is currently sale for $0.99.

 

A TERRIFYING HAUNTING
This is the place where the harrowed ghosts of a dozen generations whisper in the shadows of their ancestral home, where one family’s dreams of a new beginning turned into a nightmare that ended in tragedy.

A CURSED BLOODLINE

This is the place where a line of witches bound themselves—in blood—to a primeval entity. Here, nightmare and reality meet beneath frozen skies, and even time and space fall under the power of the demonic being that rules this remote northern wood.

A CHANCE ENCOUNTER

This is the place where the path of a tormented survivor meets that of an unknowing innocent. Past and present collide, and secrets long buried crawl back into the pallid light of day as the shadow of the Beast falls over them both. But even the bloodiest dreams of that demonic being may pale in comparison to what lies buried within the human heart.

This is the place where evil dwells …

 

 

Horror Subscription Box

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If you love reading horror, check out this new subscription box from Boxes of Blood. You get to pick a customized box, and you’ll get some cool swag.

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via Boxes of Blood

The Final Summons – Kickstarter

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I am thrilled to announce that I am one of the “Fourteen,” the authors in the first anthology from New England Speculative Writers.

 

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This sff antho is going to kick some fictional and robotic butt. A kickstarter campaign has been set to help get the book launched. In something like a week, we’re at 87 percent of our goal.

Please support if you can!

Click here for kickstarter info.