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 →

The Unfortunate

I’d been told and told and told not to take the path through the woods. It was a gnarled route of twists and turns, a slice of solid dirt cutting through deceptive swaths of peat that covered dark, swallowing depths. Nan warned me every morning before I left the house. “Don’t you leave the main... Continue Reading →

Review: Kage by Tara A. Devlin

I’ve been a fan and follower of author Tara Devlin for a while now, so I was very excited to grab a copy of her novel, Kage, as one of my October reads. Kage tells the story of Megu, a down-on-her-luck woman struggling to get through her dreary day to day existence. Her life is... Continue Reading →

The O’Sullivan Song

My family came over from the old country only a generation ago. Gran waddled off the boat in 1954, nine months along and ready to drop Dad the moment she set foot on American soil. She had the courtesy to wait until Granddad got her to their apartment in the Irish quarter, at least. Despite... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑