HOOK: THE LURE OF THE MER Book One ~ Would you sacrifice immortality for love? ~ On the beautiful Australian coast, Trent Okeanòs leads an elite group of muscular lifeguards who hide a secret; they are the last of the Mer. The immortal descendants of the god, Poseidon, they’ve remodeled themselves from the fables of old. Now, instead of saving sailors, the ecological warriors protect the oceans. But their biggest fight is beyond their control; hunted by humans for […]
A Crescent Creek Haunting by Viviana MacKade Every place has its heart, which is made from all of its people’s feelings, all of their lives. People make bricks and rocks come to life, turn houses in homes. Make them come alive. Which is why I’m sure every place has ghosts. Crescent Creek is a Contemporary Series, so you won’t find any ghost or supernatural thing happening there. It doesn’t mean Crescent Creek doesn’t have its own ghosts. It’s Florida, […]
Looking for previous episodes? Scroll down for a PDF of Episodes 1-18. Then follow right here every week as we reach the conclusion. “A Cold Spring” Episode 19: Something Witchy This Way Comes Far to the east, a full moon rises behind glacier-encrusted mountains shimmering with the last red rays of the sunset. Unruly cataracts tumble from the heights, falling in a silver ribbon and exploding in white mist. A snaking blue line, the Whispering River runs from its […]
Surprise and Happy Groundhog Day. This day is the cross-quarter day–midway between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. For me, today is the first day of spring–the quickening when roots stir and hibernating critters begin to wake. My present to myself is a large bonfire and small libation of Laphroaig. Your present is a pdf of “A Cold Spring” –With 2 new episodes. (I’d give you a taste of my Laphroaig if you were here–really I would.) Use the navigation […]
BONUS EPISODES: This is my day on Paranormal Romantics. You’ll find Episodes 15 and 16 HERE.
Stone Protector by Chris Redding Half gargoyle, half fairy Aileen Foley has never fit into either world. She’s spent her life separated from humans and would like to keep it that way. Along comes Tex, a human who disregards the walls she’s put up. But when she is assigned to protect his sister and the pair stumble on a plot by goblins to take over the world she can’t deny that being a part of something bigger than herself […]
Banshee, I Hear You by Mageela Troche In Irish folklore, a banshee is a woman who heralds death by wailing. She is described as ghastly complexion and with red eyes from the tears. So, why would I call my heroine, Rowen MacKenzie a banshee? Rowen is pale skin—so pale that you can see her veins beneath her skin—with pale blonde hair that is looks more white than blonde and light blue eyes that seem almost colorless. For the people […]
The Witch hits the fan in these episodes of “A Cold Spring.” Need to find previous episodes? Start HERE. Episode 13: Magic of the Darker Sort Stately stewards carried in the main course on silver platters—a savory roast seasoned with rosemary and thyme. The sumptuous fragrance drew oohs and ahhs from the assemblage. Cutlery clinked on the fine china, crystal goblets glittered, and the hall filled with laughter. Conversation bubbled throughout the room, ebullient as the champagne. Even the […]