THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING


(The image above is not the cover art for “The Cliffhouse Haunting.” The official cover for this novel is currently in production.) The Cliffhouse Haunting Coming in March, the collaborative debut novel of horror authors, Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross! The Cliffhouse Haunting by Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross Coming in March from Glass AppleContinue reading “THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING”

NIGHT MOVES is available now!


Guess what is available! Yup… What Walks the Halls of Ravencrest? Belinda Moorland is locked in a nightmare where reality and the supernatural collide. Trapped in Ravencrest’s east wing, she has encountered three gruesome nuns who gibber and bleed as they follow her down the darkened hallways. And what about the spectral little girl fromContinue reading “NIGHT MOVES is available now!”

Saranna DeWylde joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


Saranna De Wylde has always been fascinated by things better left in the dark. She wrote her first story after watching The Exorcist at a slumber party. Since then, she’s published horror, romance and narrative nonfiction. Like all writers, Saranna has held a variety of jobs, from operations supervisor for an airline, to an assistantContinue reading “Saranna DeWylde joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!”

CONFIRMED: Christopher Rice


Although I have yet to achieve my goal of meeting Stevie Nicks, I will be interviewing New York Times bestseller Christopher Rice, who’s mother, the legendary Anne Rice, is mentioned in the Stevie Nicks song, New Orleans. Baby steps… It’s a stretch, I admit, but hey… no matter how you look at it, it’s prettyContinue reading “CONFIRMED: Christopher Rice”

A Testimonial From Author and Paranormal Expert, Sylvia Shults


A testimonial from author and paranormal expert, Sylvia Shults, about her experience on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! “I have seldom had so much pure, unalloyed fun doing a radio show as I did on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights Live. Tamara and Alistair are engaging, professional, and easy to talk to — theyContinue reading “A Testimonial From Author and Paranormal Expert, Sylvia Shults”

NIGHT MOVES Cover Reveal


At long last, we have settled on the final cover art for The Ghosts of Ravencrest’s 5th installment, Night Moves. I know I said I wanted something with lots of red for this installment, but as soon as I saw the completed version of this one, I knew it was the right cover. I loveContinue reading “NIGHT MOVES Cover Reveal”

A Testimonial from Hal Bodner


Last night’s show with Hal Bodner rocked. Listen to the interview here. And this is what Mr. Bodner has to say about his experience at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!: “I’ve done a lot of interviews in my time and rarely have I had as much fun as I did with hosts Alistair CrossContinue reading “A Testimonial from Hal Bodner”

Murder, Intrigue, Vampires, and Pretty Boys!


For centuries, vampires have haunted our imaginations, seducing us with a delectable forbidden darkness. From historical records and the real-life staking of corpses – from folklore to fiction – they’ve morphed into many things. There are underwater vampires, southern war-hero vampires, puppet vampires with OCD who can’t refrain from counting, sparkly vampires, bleached-blond Billy Idol-lookingContinue reading “Murder, Intrigue, Vampires, and Pretty Boys!”

Walking Fine Lines… and Writing Them, Too


Even as a kid, I loved writing and spent hours composing poems, song lyrics, and scribbling out short stories. As I grew older, my interest in the craft continued to build, but none of these formats gave me the room I needed. For me, writing novels was the next logical step. Between 1997 and 2005,Continue reading “Walking Fine Lines… and Writing Them, Too”

True Ghost Stories


At Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! we’re adding a new level of spookiness by beginning each show with a true ghost story. And we’d like to hear yours! If you’ve had a ghostly experience you’d like us to share with our listeners, please read the requirements here: http://alistaircross.com/Ghosts Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!Continue reading “True Ghost Stories”

But wait! There’s More!


Also confirmed today: Kealan Patrick Burke is coming to Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! Burke is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Currency of Souls, Stage Whispers, and Master of the Moors, just to name a few. He is also a fantastic book designer who has designed cover art for such authors as RichardContinue reading “But wait! There’s More!”

CONFIRMED


Confirmed today: RC Matheson is coming to Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! Matheson is the co-writer of the screenplays for Loose Cannons, Paradise, Three O’Clock High, and It Waits, among others. He adapted Soul Survivor by Dean Koontz into a mini-series, as well as Stephen King’s Big Driver, and wrote the film, Happy Face Killer.Continue reading “CONFIRMED”

Update for January


As planned, we finished off Night Moves, the 5th installment of The Ghosts of Ravencrest. We wrapped up the final scene last night and during the next week or so, we’ll be doing final edits and deciding on cover art. The final product should be out by the end of January. We received confirmation this morning from NewContinue reading “Update for January”

Workin’ On Our Night Moves…


Today, Tamara Thorne and I are writing the final scenes of the 5th installment of The Ghosts of Ravencrest, which will be titled, Night Moves. In number 5, we shed a little more light on some of our favorite characters, which means we also return to Belinda, who was last seen in the east wing of Ravencrest where sheContinue reading “Workin’ On Our Night Moves…”

The Ghosts of Ravencrest


Darkness Never Dies… Ravencrest Manor has always been part of the family. The ancestral home of the Mannings, Ravencrest’s walls have been witness to generations of unimaginable scandal, horror, and depravity. Imported stone by stone from England to northern California over a thirty-year period in the 1800s, the manor now houses widower Eric Manning, hisContinue reading “The Ghosts of Ravencrest”

A Good Day to Write


I wrote 2,741 words on the solo novel today, bringing it to a grand total of 23,764 words since the first of the year. The setting has been established, the conflict has been appointed, the players are in position and waiting to strike (or be struck), the questions have been asked and are demanding theirContinue reading “A Good Day to Write”

What’s Coming Up…


I’m getting very excited about the upcoming guests on Haunted Nights LIVE! and am thrilled to be meeting so many truly awesome, amazingly talented people. Keep listening for folks such as NYT Bestseller, Kevin O’Brien — actress (from “Growing Pains” and “Who’s the Boss?”) screenwriter, and country musician, Riley Weston — Grand Master Award-winning author,Continue reading “What’s Coming Up…”

We Want YOUR True Ghost Stories!


We want to hear your true ghost stories! In fact, we want to read them live on our radio show! At Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! we’re adding a new level of spookiness by beginning each show with a true ghost story. Please read the requirements below and submit your true ghost story to HauntedNightsLive@gmail.com.Continue reading “We Want YOUR True Ghost Stories!”

Sylvia Shults joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


Originally posted on Thorne & Cross:
You’ve seen her on Ghost Hunters… now listen to her on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! Join us this week where we talk about all things ghosts with author and paranormal expert, Sylvia Shults. I love this lady… Just click the link on Thursday at 9 pm Eastern,…

Win A FREE ecopy of The Ghosts of Ravencrest: Darker Shadows!


Originally posted on Thorne & Cross:
We’re appearing at jeapalooza – a virtual con for readers at http://jeapalooza.com.  The con runs through January 11th and there are lots of writers in attendance, so if you’re a reader, a writer, or both, check it out. You never know who you might find in the chatroom!  There…