The attraction was sudden. My eyes found the shelf and the six-pack torso of Kyrian of Thrace in an instant as my friend and I walked into that Borders Express store in the mall way back when. I was a teen, but had no idea what YA was, so I was adrift on the vast … More An Ode to the Paranormal
What a whirlwind of a semester. I started teaching, I’ve put together and/or participated in a few amazing events including Fall for the Book, HallowRead and the Inner Loop Reading series! With all that going on (not to mention Grad classes, to boot!) I’ve been a little lax in my blogging. But, since it’s almost … More Wake in Darkness Update– Delayed Pub Date
This has been a jam-packed Fall, and it isn’t even Halloween yet! (Which, by the way, I’m spending watching a production of Dracula on the stage. How fitting!) In September I was thrilled to be a part of two reading series: The Inner Loop and Fall for the Book, the annual literary festival at George … More Fall Fun So Far
This fall is an exciting time for me and of course for fans of Into the Night. I’ve got three amazing readings coming up that I hope you’ll consider attending if you’re in the DC/Baltimore area. The Inner Loop Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Colongy Club, 3118 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, D.C. At a special … More Upcoming Events- Ghouls, Ghosts and Urban Fantasy
Saying the term “ship graveyard” conjures images of jagged reefs, pirates, dense fog, and a ghost or two. But what if I said that I found the largest shipwreck site in the Western Hemisphere and it was actually…pleasant. Nice, even. The name Mallow’s Bay makes the place sounds more like it belongs sandwiched between graham … More Mallow’s Bay– Massive Ship Graveyard near D.C.
The pilot’s voice was deep and fuzzy over the intercom as he told us all we were holding for just a moment as the gate cleared. I flipped the page of my book frantically, eyes scanning at twice their normal speed, ignoring those who were already unbuckling seat belts, turning on cellphones and starting to … More The Case for Long Reads
Happy Friday the 13th, everyone! I’m stealing Jason Voorhees’ thunder by celebrating the cover reveal for Wake in Darkness, book II in the Selina Baker Series! In the chaos after her enemy’s murder, fledgling vampire Selina Baker and her maker, James, flee to Washington D.C. to be under the protection of the Queen’s sister, Aurora. With the throne … More Wake in Darkness Cover Reveal!
To celebrate the cover reveal for Wake in Darkness, book II in the Selina Baker Series, all e-book copies of the first novel, Into the Night are on sale for $.99 from Thursday, March 12-Sunday, March 15th! Here are some quick links for your clicking pleasure: Amazon Barnes & Noble Books A Million (There are lots of other … More Into the Night E-Book Sale! $.99
Spring semester is in full swing, and I’m not too surprised that as my workload went up, my blog posts went down. BUT… big things are coming down the pipeline, so I wanted to share a quick roundup: FIRST: I’ll be visiting my alma mater, Hartwick College on March 10th as part of their Visiting … More The Scoop!
Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Brian Sebastian and Anne McDaniels on their weekly podcast for Movie Reviews and More on Adrenaline Radio. The show also featured security expert (for the stars!) Dave Perez and Mary Anne from Tarot Dactyl. We talked Into the Night, movies, and of course, who would play … More Appearance on Movie Reviews and More with Brian Sebastian!