The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 29.1 — Ezra Makes a Decision

Ch. 29.1 -- Ezra kept his eyes closed and pretended to sleep as Jeeves entered the room and stared at him. As if anyone could sleep with that going on all night! At last the odious man went back out and closed the door. The key turned in the lock with a loud clunk. Ezra… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 29.1 — Ezra Makes a Decision

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Born of Illusion

Book Review: Born of Illusion -- by Teri Brown. Sixteen-year-old Anna Van Housen has led an unusual life. She grew up in the circus, learning to be an expert in the art of magical illusion. Now she is her mother’s assistant in her stage show as a medium and mentalist, as well as at illegal,… Continue reading Book Review: Born of Illusion

Book Reviews

Book Review: Veritus by Quinn Coleridge

Hester Grayson is a blind, albino young woman from 1892. She cannot speak, and she is at the mercy of a wealthy father who despises her and a socialite mother who doesn’t have time for her. Her days roll on in unending monotony, her only companion a maid who tries to be kind but doesn’t… Continue reading Book Review: Veritus by Quinn Coleridge

The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 15.1 — A Visit From a Ghost

CH 15.1 -- A ghostly figure appeared at Ezra’s side. “Bit of a rough day, eh?” Ezra knew all the castle ghosts. This one had been his father’s bodyguard a long time ago. He had been killed during the last troll war, when Ezra’s father, Frances, had been a young boy. “Michaels, was my father… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 15.1 — A Visit From a Ghost

The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 13.4 and 13.5 — Down A Secret Passageway and Butterfingers

Chapter 13.4 Down A Secret Passageway --  Ezra ducked into an alcove, crawled behind the suit of armor, pushed the lever down, and then slipped through the opening in the back into the secret passageway. “Ezra!” Franklin bellowed as he raced past. Ezra chuckled. No matter how many times he did this, Franklin always fell… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 13.4 and 13.5 — Down A Secret Passageway and Butterfingers

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The Humming Room

Book Review: The Humming Room - by Ellen Potter When Roo Fanshaw’s parents are murdered, she is sent to live with her reclusive uncle on Cough Rock Island. She was raised without love, and she doesn’t expect any when she arrives at her isolated, forbidding new home, which was once a sanitarium for children with… Continue reading The Humming Room

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Halloween

Tomorrow is Halloween.  I’m not into blood and gore, hauntings, possessions, and hatchet murders.  I don’t do scary.  (Although I do indulge in the occasional vampire and werewolf story.)  But I do like to dress up and pretend, to see all the kids’ costumes, hand out candy, and carve pumpkins.  I enjoy watching "It's the… Continue reading Halloween

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Writing is like Time Travel

I've been writing like mad for the past week, working on my new novel -- a ghost story/ murder mystery that takes place in the same 'Gifted Ones' world as my previous book. When I finally got my head above water last night and took a deep breath, I realized I'd forgotten deadlines, skipped appointments,… Continue reading Writing is like Time Travel

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Insomnia, anyone?

Sometimes I sleep just fine. Other times I just can’t seem to get comfortable, or I can’t find my brain’s off switch. Some nights I drop off quickly, but then I wake up at three a.m. after a disturbing dream. Instead of dismissing it, rolling over, and drifting back to sleep, I start wondering what… Continue reading Insomnia, anyone?