Owl Manor reviews

A line in the book that stood out to the reviewer: â€œâ€¦but even within that oblivion had stirred something dark and malevolent.” Owl Manor is a wonderful example of Regency style Gothic horror, heavy on the tropes of the genre, but still telling a taut and masterful story. The heroine is a mix of a modern feminist…

Dreamsphere II: ANGRY BLASTS FROM THE BEYOND

The world lit up with sudden flashes of blinding light, like angry blasts from the beyond. Big, fat raindrops erupted in torrents, pounding a savage, primordial beat that left the soul quaking and raw. She jerked up in bed, shaken, confused, and reached out to turn on the fan, but realized the power had gone…

The Messenger

A young woman is brutally gouged and slashed by Stigmata, the wounds of Christ. A phenomenon that is said to occur only in the deeply spiritual, deeply devout. But this young woman is the opposite of all that. She’s the ultimate “sex, drugs and rock and roll” girl, plus she says she’s an atheist. How…

The Death of a Year

I sit in front of the fire, sipping chamomile tea, seeking calm now that everyone has gone, and everything is done. That calm that I look forward to amidst the madness that signals the end of a year. The frenzied spending, eating, drinking, like life is about to end and there will be no more…