Victorian Ghost Story: Chapter Two

Chapter Two   The foyer fanned open, a dimly lit space made dimmer still by the layer of dust that had settled like a fine frost. Our driver deposited my suitcases just inside and left with a tip of his flat cap. A wide staircase dominated one side of the room, and the other was... Continue Reading →

🎉COVER REVEAL TIME!!!🎉

I am so very pleased and proud to reveal the cover for my upcoming YA fantasy novel, The Knight’s Daughter, illustrated beautifully by the immensely talented Jörn Meyer. 20 years from first draft to completion, Mary McThomas is coming April 1, 2020! I was originally going to release THE KNIGHT'S DAUGHTER in late April/May, but... Continue Reading →

Need A Break?

Recently I compiled a list of my most wholesome horror stories on Reddit to offer a brief, heartwarming distraction from reality. Enjoy! Fran & Jock Man Up Ring Once Guardian Breed Papa G Bad Feeling My Lucky Charm The Past Repeats The O'Sullivan Song So Much Filler Guilty Secrets Cackling Grackles Infestation Lesson of The... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Horror WIP: Chapter One

The bell didn’t ring anymore. The only call that came from its tower was a shudder, dull and lifeless as Jacquin. He had always said his beloved bell, which he had rung every day for the last twenty years, would sing him to his final sleep. And now he hung from its pull rope, granting... Continue Reading →

Between The Pages

My son loved books. If the only thing the kid ever got as a gift was books, he’d have been the happiest person on earth. No idea where he got it from; his dad and I could barely bother skimming short news articles, much less intentionally sit down to slog through a book. Cole, though.... Continue Reading →

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