Discover Ravencrest Manor … FREE Now!


From now until December 31st, you’ll get one free ebook copy of our paranormal thriller, The Ghosts of Ravencrest, by subscribing to our free monthly newsletter, The Purple Probe. In The Purple Probe, you’ll get character interviews, behind-the-scenes tell-alls, a gossip column that sheds light on the darkest monsters in the Thorne & Cross Universe,Continue reading “Discover Ravencrest Manor … FREE Now!”

The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons


The House Next Door, Anne Rivers Siddons, 1978 My favorite quote: “[The house] commanded you, somehow, yet soothed you. It grew out of the earth like an elemental spirit that had lain, locked and yearning for the light, through endless depths of time, waiting to be released…The creek enfolded its mass and seemed to nourishContinue reading “The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons”

The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen


The Shape of Night, Tess Gerritsen, 2019 My favorite quote: “Even now I still dream about Brodie’s Watch, and the nightmare is always the same. I am standing in the gravel driveway and the house looms before me like a ghost ship adrift in the fog.” Notable characters: Ava Collette, the troubled heroine; Captain JeremiahContinue reading “The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen”

Another Brick Wall in Spite House


Of all the books Tamara and I have written together, none have taken longer, been more complicated, or evolved over time as much as Spite House, the one we’re writing now.  We had a plot — we weren’t writing blind — but it kept shooting off in all sorts of directions and as much asContinue reading “Another Brick Wall in Spite House”