ghost stories

October 15, 2015

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“Heather Long’s fresh voice blends a timeless love survived through the ages to perfection in one gorgeously wrapped romantic package.” – Dakota Cassidy, best selling author of the Accidentals series. “A delicious paranormal romance with a haunted house, a savvy heroine and a rocking hot hero.” ‘Ghosts, Haunted Houses & Romance! Oh My!” “This was a love story, wrapped up in a ghost story, and covered with lots of sweetness and emotion.” “This is a tale that will bring out the romantic in even the most stone hearted.” Amazon | All Romance | Barnes and Noble | iBooks | Kobo Recently divorced author MacKenzie Dillon […]
January 27, 2014

RELEASE DAY: Break Out Your Ghost Hunting Equipment, Haunt Me is Here

“Heather Long’s fresh voice blends a timeless love survived through the ages to perfection in one gorgeously wrapped romantic package.” – Dakota Cassidy, best selling author of the Accidentals series. “A delicious paranormal romance with a haunted house, a savvy heroine and a rocking hot hero.” ‘Ghosts, Haunted Houses & Romance! Oh My!” “This was a love story, wrapped up in a ghost story, and covered with lots of sweetness and emotion.” “This is a tale that will bring out the romantic in even the most stone hearted.” Amazon | All Romance | Barnes and Noble  Recently divorced author MacKenzie […]
January 24, 2014

Ghosts in the Literary Machine

Ghost stories are nothing new. In fact, ghosts and spirits have populated literature for centuries. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the ghost of King Hamlet appears no less than three times in the telling of the tale. By their very definition, ghosts can’t technically hurt us–at least not physically. Yes there are reports of ghosts throwing objects, but in most stories ghosts are limited in their ability to interact with the physical world. In fact, ghosts that do interact with the physical world are not called spirits so much as poltergeists. And spirits are not necessarily ghosts, insomuch as a ghost is […]
October 7, 2009

Haunted by Love

Haunting fascinates us as a culture. While we are not focused on death as keenly as say the ancient Egyptians, I could argue that modern American culture is very focused on the supernatural aspects of death as it relates to specters, haunting, poltergeists and more. We want to know, unquestioningly, that something is on the other side of death. That death is not ‘the end’. Consider for a moment in the The Mummy starring Arnold Vosloo, Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Vosloo’s Imhotep suffered a hideous fate as he battled death to restore his lover to life. He used the […]