The Crimson Corset: The Story Behind the Story


The Crimson Corset is a vampire novel, but to me, it is more than that. It is a representation of human descent, the power of influence, the corruption of greed, the savagery of addiction, the lust for domination … it is a representation of the human will, and a testament to the strength of familyContinue reading “The Crimson Corset: The Story Behind the Story”

Writing with T & A: Psychic Vampires


If you’ve been writing for a while, you’ve no doubt run into a psychic vampire or two. These passive-aggressive hangers-on will, if allowed, suck your life force away, all the while paying you compliments, asking for advice, and creating drama meant to suck you into their world and make you worry about their well-being. TheContinue reading “Writing with T & A: Psychic Vampires”

Q & A: The Cliffhouse Haunting


Our readers have been asking questions about our new novel, The Cliffhouse Haunting.  We’ve collected some up to answer here. Is the Cliffhouse Lodge based on a real hotel? Yes, in some ways. It was built by an architect associated with Gilbert Stanley Underwood, designer of Yosemite’s Ahwahnee Hotel, Grand Canyon Lodge, and the TimberlineContinue reading “Q & A: The Cliffhouse Haunting”

CONFIRMED: Laurell K. Hamilton will be our guest on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! on June 25th, 2015


CONFIRMED. Thursday, June 25th, our guest at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE​! will be Laurell K. Hamilton, author of the Anita Blake Vampire series and the Merry Gentry series. We are very excited. Tune in at 9pm EST on Thursdays for more guests. See the full guest list at: http://alistaircross.com/Guests Keep an eye out forContinue reading “CONFIRMED: Laurell K. Hamilton will be our guest on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! on June 25th, 2015”

New York Times Bestseller Kevin O’Brien joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


Tonight, on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! we’ll be talking to New York Times Bestselling thriller author, Kevin O’Brien! The link goes live at 6pm Pacific, 7 Mountain, 8 Central, 9 Eastern. Just give it a click to listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/authorsontheairradio2/2015/05/08/nyt-bestseller-kevin-obrien-joins-thorne-cross-haunted-nights-live Before his thrillers landed him on the New York Times Bestseller list, Kevin O’Brien was aContinue reading “New York Times Bestseller Kevin O’Brien joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!”

A Blurb from Jay Bonansinga, Author of THE WALKING DEAD


Jay Bonansinga, author of HEADCASE, LUCID, and the New York Times bestselling wildly popular THE WALKING DEAD series, gave us a blurb on our novel, THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING! We loved what he had to say. I couldn’t be any prouder than I am right now. “Thorne and Cross bring the goods with THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING,Continue reading “A Blurb from Jay Bonansinga, Author of THE WALKING DEAD”