The Crimson Corset is on its way … in paper!


In just a few days, THE CRIMSON CORSET will be available in paperback. For now, you can buy it in ebook format at Amazon. “Alistair Cross’ new novel THE CRIMSON CORSET … is taut and elegantly written taking us into the realms where the erotic and the horrific meet. Reminiscent of the work of SheridanContinue reading “The Crimson Corset is on its way … in paper!”

Dean Koontz on Haunted Nights LIVE!


Today I received the as-yet-unpublished copy of Dean Koontz’s new novel, Ashley Bell, which will make for some very enjoyable homework for Mr. Koontz’s appearance on our show, Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!, which happens this Friday. Here I am with the new book, looking as about as excited as is possible given the massContinue reading “Dean Koontz on Haunted Nights LIVE!”

Dashes of Dark Fiction


Today, I completed the first act of my current work-in-progress,”TAA,” which places me close to the halfway point, give or take a few thousand words. This deeply in, I can state with relative certainty that this is not a horror novel. Not exactly, anyway. Because “TAA” is all about temptation, greed, and the battle betweenContinue reading “Dashes of Dark Fiction”

REVIEW: The Ghosts of Ravencrest


Here’s a review from The Ghosts of Ravencrest, available now! NOVEMBER 21, 2015 by TINA WILLIAMS **REVIEW** ~ The Ghosts of Ravenscrest (The Ravencrest Saga Book 1), by Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross Modern Gothic #Erotica #Horror #Paranormal Adult/18+ Read This is another lust filled and downright scary read from the pens of these two veryContinue reading “REVIEW: The Ghosts of Ravencrest”

Free Book Giveaway


Over at Books that Hook, they’re doing a 3-book giveaway of THE CRIMSON CORSET, the first installment of sexy terror and undead intrigue in THE VAMPIRES OF CRIMSON COVE series. If you like a little venom with your vamps, go to Books that Hook for your chance to win a free copy. Still not convinced? Here’s what NewContinue reading “Free Book Giveaway”

Spellbound is here …


SPELLBOUND, the 8th installment of THE GHOSTS OF RAVENCREST is available now – which wraps up volume one of the RAVENCREST SAGA. Dark Secrets From her very first night in the grand old mansion, Belinda has been haunted – plagued by vivid nightmares and erotic visitations from Ravencrest’s long-ago inhabitants. After learning more about theContinue reading “Spellbound is here …”

THE CRIMSON CORSET: News


As the release of The Crimson Corset draws close, I find myself humbled by the amount of interest that readers have taken in this book. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about its release date, what formats it will be available in, and whether or not it is part of a series. I’m flattered by this interest, and willContinue reading “THE CRIMSON CORSET: News”

Laurell K. Hamilton joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


Next Thursday, June 25th, we’ll be spending the hour with Laurell K Hamilton​ at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE​! The show starts at 9 pm Eastern, 6 Pacific, 7 Mountain, and 8 Central. Join the Facebook event here. Listen to the show at Haunted Nights LIVE! #1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K.Continue reading “Laurell K. Hamilton joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!”

Julie Hutchings joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


Tomorrow night on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!, we’ll be talking to Julie Hutchings, author of RUNNING HOME, and RUNNING AWAY. The link goes live at 9 pm EST: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/authorsontheairradio2/2015/06/12/julie-hutchings-joins-thorne-cross-haunted-nights-live At Haunted Nights LIVE!, we talk all things horror and paranormal with the biggest names in the business. From fiction writers and paranormal investigatorsContinue reading “Julie Hutchings joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!”

THE CRIMSON CORSET Cover Reveal


Here it is. The cover art for my solo novel, THE CRIMSON CORSET. THE CRIMSON CORSET will be available to buy later this summer. Welcome to Crimson Cove Sheltered by ancient redwoods, nestled in mountains overlooking the California coast, the cozy village of Crimson Cove has it all: sophisticated retreats, fine dining, a beautiful lake,Continue reading “THE CRIMSON CORSET Cover Reveal”

THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING


The Cliffhouse Haunting by Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross Coming in March When the Blue Lady walks, death walks with her… Cliffhouse Lodge has been the center of the little town of Cliffside in the San Bernardino Mountains of southern California since it was built in 1887. Overlooking Blue Lady Lake, Cliffhouse was built byContinue reading “THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING”

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”

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!”

Sylvia Shults joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


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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!


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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…

W.D. Gagliani joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


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Bram Stoker Award finalist and werewolf aficionado, W.D. Gagliani joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! this week! W.D. Gagliani is the author of the novels Wolf’s Trap, Wolf’s Gambit, Wolf’s Bluff, Wolf’s Edge, Wolf’s Cut, Wolf’s Blind (upcoming), and Savage Nights. Wolf’s Trap was a finalist for the…

Win a Signed Hardcover Copy of Glen Hirshberg’s Bestselling Novel, Motherless Child! And More!


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On tonight’s LIVE show with Glen Hirshberg, we’ll be asking a secret question chosen by Glen himself. The first person to e-mail us with the correct answer will receive a signed copy of the Tor hardcover edition of Glen’s bestselling novel, Motherless Child. The second person to e-mail the…

Noel Hynd joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


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Noel Hynd has more than five million books in print. Most of his books have been in the action-espionage-suspense genre (Flowers From Berlin, Truman’s Spy, Murder in Miami, Hostage in Havana) but others (Ghosts, The Prodigy, A Room For The Dead and Cemetery of Angels) are highly acclaimed ghost…

New York Times Bestselling Horror Author, Douglas Clegg, joins us Tonight at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!


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Tonight’s the night! Tonight on Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!, we’re interviewing New York Times best-selling horror meister and all around great guy, Douglas Clegg.  You’re not going to want to miss this episode. Much book talk and various rude noises will ensue. Douglas Clegg is the New…

Darker Shadows is Available Now…


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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…

Writing with T&A: Getting Your Slang Straight or How to Abuse 18th Century English


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Both of us have always set our stories in contemporary times – as with Quantum Leap, we’ve kept everything within our own lifetimes. But with our Christmas installment of The Ghosts of Ravencrest, we are traveling all the way back to the winter of 1788 to visit the Frost…

Tonight on Haunted Nights LIVE!…


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Tonight at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! we’ll be interviewing horror author, Michael Aronovitz. Aronovitz is the author of Alice Walks, Seven Deadly Pleasures, and The Voices in Our Heads, which has an introduction from Tamara Thorne. We’ll ask him about his writing process, the first story he published,…

Oh, BABY!


The latest, greatest Belinda meme from an adorable reader. Thank you, Shirley K. The Erotic Adventures of Belinda are available now. Click the titles below for the first two installments. The New Governess Awakening

Something Lusty This Way Comes…


The latest e-poster form the The Erotic Adventures of Belinda series When Belinda Moorland steps across the threshold of Ravencrest Manor, she feels as if she’s entered a fantasy world. The mansion is breathtaking, and her new employer, Eric Manning, is as mysterious as he is handsome. But after just one night, she begins toContinue reading “Something Lusty This Way Comes…”

Thunder Road


Thunder Road, coming to bookstores everywhere from my collaborator, Tamara Thorne, in September! Evoking Stephen King’s terrifying novel The Gunslinger and the epic adventure film Cowboys and Aliens, Tamara Thorne delivers a tantalizing blend of horror and Western SciFi–in an arid, dangerous world from which there is no escape. . . The California desert town of Madelyn boastsContinue reading “Thunder Road”

Kitties and Belinda


The latest Belinda meme from a reader! Two installments of The Erotic Adventures of Belinda are now available in e-format. The third installment, Darker Shadows, is underway… #1 The New Governess – http://www.amazon.com/Governess-Erotic-Adventures-Belinda-Book-ebook/dp/B00M0DU4XS/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1406311283&sr=8-6&keywords=the+new+governess #2 Awakening – http://www.amazon.com/Awakening-Erotic-Adventures-Belinda-2-ebook/dp/B00LZGDQSG/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405968423&sr=1-1&keywords=awakening+belinda

110,000 Words… and Counting…


Tamara Thorne and I are kicking literary ass these days. A few hours ago, we hit 110,000 words on our collaborative project (not Belinda, and not Grandma’s Rack, but the other book). Had this novel been content to conclude itself at the average length of 80,000 to 120,000 words, it would be complete, but asContinue reading “110,000 Words… and Counting…”

All the World’s a Page


It’s been a long week. While my collaborator, Tamara Thorne, was at Comic Con for a couple of days, I took the lead on Belinda’s third installment, which we are calling Darker Shadows. I only got about ten pages deep when Tamara, having had enough of Comic Con, came home. We’ve since polished up those ten pages,Continue reading “All the World’s a Page”

Dusty Pages


What is the most blatant lie I’ve ever told? What eye color do I think is sexiest? Do I admire my own writing? These are just a few of the questions Sonnet O’Dell asked me in my interview for her Meet a Writer Monday guest spot at Dusty Pages. Give her a visit to findContinue reading “Dusty Pages”

Belinda: The Awakening is Live on Amazon!


In The New Governess, Belinda Moorland became governess to the children of handsome and mysterious millionaire, Eric Manning. She met several interesting employees at Ravencrest Manor, including the mischievous butler, Grant, and the frightening house administrator, Mrs. Heller. During her first night, Belinda was also greeted – and groped – by other inhabitants of theContinue reading “Belinda: The Awakening is Live on Amazon!”