Category: Fiction

The Ceiling Man 99¢ Sale!

The Kindle edition of The Ceiling Man is on sale for 99¢. A supernatural creature arrives in the small, fictional town of Port Massasauga and sets his sights on Abby, a girl with psychic powers similar to his own, in Lillie’s gripping debut. Carole has her hands full raising an autistic 17-year-old and dealing with a hypercritical mother-in-law; as horrific murders begin…

You can go home again—but it might be murder

My much nicer alter ego, Kay Charles (she doesn’t use the f-word), is pleased to announce that the Kindle edition of Ghosts in Glass Houses, her cozy-ish mystery novel, is now available for pre-order! Ghosts, published by Kindle Press, will be released on September 5th. A little about the book: Marti Mickkleson sees ghosts. No one believes her except her great-grandmother.…

About Abby

Notes on an Autistic Protagonist In 1826, novelist Ann Radcliffe defined the main characteristics of Horror fiction as terror, the mounting dread that takes place in anticipation of an event, and horror, the disgust or revulsion that takes place after the event. Stephen King, William Nolan, and others have written that Horror fiction is not about the monster behind the…

The Plot is Murder cover

The Plot is Murder

With Poodles! My friend and Seton Hill University Writing Popular Fiction cohort, V.M. Burns, got a first look at the cover for her debut cozy mystery this week. (In an odd turn of events, I saw it before she did, but I won’t say “nanny-nanny-boo-boo” or anything. That would be rude.) She was a little excited. You can read about…