October 15, 2015

#TBT Haunt Me – Visit Penny Hollow, the Most #Haunted Town in Virginia #Sale #99Cents

“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 […]
August 11, 2009

Paranormal Research

All right authors, how many of you do your homework when it comes to paranormal research? While the myths and legends surrounding vampires, werewolves and fairies are fairly eclectic and leave you a lot of wiggle room for creativity, what ghosts? Telepathy? ESP? These are all subjects of quantifiable research. Paranormal Research: Ghostbusters I remember the first time I watched Ghostbusters and laughing myself silly at the idea that Dr. Venkman was doing psychic research (and badly because he was trying to get the young college coeds) by having his test subjects choose what card he held. But despite how […]