advent ghosts, short story

Advent Ghosts 2021

In the spirit of the Victorian tradition of telling spooky Christmas stories, Loren Eaton’s Advent Ghosts challenges participants to write a Christmas themed scary drabble (a story of 100 words). Click here to check out Loren’s site, where he has links to all the participants stories. Now, without further ado, my story… The Ghosts of… Continue reading Advent Ghosts 2021

book review, Christmas, fantasy, young adult

12 Days of Christmas: Snowbound & Snowed by Maria Alexander

Two books! The second and third books in the Bloodline of Yule trilogy brings a close to the 12 days of Christmas for another year. Happy feast of the Epiphany! A very different book to its predecessor, Snowbound ramps the magic and the action all the way up to eleven. Set several months after the… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: Snowbound & Snowed by Maria Alexander

book review, Christmas, horror

12 Days of Christmas: Xmas Xtreme by D J Doyle and Lee Franklin

Prepare yourself for guts, rape and torture because this book is full of gore and death. Two extreme horror authors take it in turns to count down twelve days to Christmas, each chapter mirroring the number of days with the number of monsters, weapons or victims that appear within the story. Set in the fictional… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: Xmas Xtreme by D J Doyle and Lee Franklin

book review, Christmas, romance

12 Days of Christmas: The Christmas Miracle by Barbara Avon

This is the fourth book starring Peter Travis, but my first time encountering the character. Tragedy sure does seem to follow the poor guy. Sixty-three year old Peter Travis finally seems to have the happy life he’s always wanted. He runs a successful bistro dedicated to his deceased former love, is married to the charming… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: The Christmas Miracle by Barbara Avon

book review, Christmas, horror

12 Days of Christmas: The Christmas Bell by L A Detwiler

Three generations of women must face the darkness from their past at Christmastime. Candace goes home to her mother, Marian, and grandmother, Anne, for Christmas. Their pleasant holiday takes a dangerous turn when she unwittingly unleashes a dark spirit connected to a rusty bell. As death and dismemberment assaults the women, Candace realizes that there… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: The Christmas Bell by L A Detwiler