Real Ghosts


Remember when the parapsychologists in Poltergeist tell the Freelings about a fantastic poltergeist experience they’d had just before they see what’s going on in Carol Ann’s room? It goes like this: LESH Yes, Ryan photographed an extraordinary episode on a case in Redlands. RYAN A child’s toy, a small matchbox vehicle, rolled seven feet acrossContinue reading “Real Ghosts”

Interview with V.C. Andrews


Check out our interview with the author behind the V.C. Andrews book series, which has sold over more than 100 MILLION copies worldwide, and spawned such classic moves as FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC. Just Click our pic to listen! One of the most popular authors of all time, V.C. Andrews has been a bestselling phenomenonContinue reading “Interview with V.C. Andrews”

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”

It’s Alive! Alive! And on Amazon!


The Ghosts of Ravencrest is a traditional gothic, complete with a young governess, handsome millionaire, a houseful of mysterious staff members… and hot and cold running ghosts. There are mysteries and family curses and a historical novella within each volume of The Ravencrest Saga. Just because it’s traditional, like Rebecca, Turn of the Screw, orContinue reading “It’s Alive! Alive! And on Amazon!”

It’s Coming …


The Ghosts of Ravencrest Volume 1 of The Ravencrest Saga 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 in the early 1800s,Continue reading “It’s Coming …”

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 …”

Writing with T & A: Two Heads Are Better Than One


We’re nearly finished with the first volume of The Ghosts of Ravencrest and are already planning the next. We love Ravencrest because it allows us to stay current or to hop into history. Every lord of Ravencrest and his family has a story that plays into the tale of its current master, Eric Manning. FindingContinue reading “Writing with T & A: Two Heads Are Better Than One”

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”

And The Show Goes On …


After two weeks of reading, rewriting, and reading again, I’ve completed the first major edit of The Crimson Corset. The manuscript still has to go through the official editors, but after that (and a final read-through) The Crimson Corset will be a real book, ready for consumption. The expected eBook release is mid to late July and shortly thereafter, it will go to paper.Continue reading “And The Show Goes On …”

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”

THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING Reaches Bestseller Status


We’re thrilled to announce that THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING has officially reached Amazon’s bestseller list. It ranks right behind Washington Irving’s THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, and Tom Clancy’s THREAT VECTOR. THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING takes place in the fictional town of Cliffside, California, where in 1887, the Cliffhouse Lodge became famous for its luxurious accommodations, fineContinue reading “THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING Reaches Bestseller Status”

Interviews, Books, and Horror. Oh my…


It’s been a busy month! On the 2nd, we released our first collaborative novel, THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING, then a few days later, DEAD GIRLS, the 6th installment of our serialized Gothic novel, THE GHOSTS OF RAVENCREST, came out. Both are available on Amazon, as well as the previous RAVENCREST installments, DARKER SHADOWS (#1-3), CHRISTMAS SPIRITSContinue reading “Interviews, Books, and Horror. Oh my…”

DEAD GIRLS


Coming in the next few days… DEAD GIRLS, the 6th installment in THE GHOSTS OF RAVENCREST serial novel! Restless Spirits The spirits of Ravencrest are restless and governess Belinda Moorland finds herself in a maze of ever-growing mystery and danger as she uncovers the shocking secrets of her new home. With the help of butlerContinue reading “DEAD GIRLS”

Cliffhouse… Unleashed!


In summer of 2012, just a few months after we met and began talking on the phone and through email, we had an idea that we thought would make a great book. It was a ghost story, set in a large lodge in the San Bernardino mountains in California. It involved a cop, a NewContinue reading “Cliffhouse… Unleashed!”

On the Other Side of the Mic


Tamara Thorne and I just did an interview at Authors on the Air with host, Pam Stack. We talked about THE GHOSTS OF RAVENCREST, THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING, our writing process, and some of our upcoming guests on Haunted Nights LIVE! Click the pic below to listen to the show:

Horror News


March 24th, 2015 Tamara and I finished the final edits on THE CLIFFHOUSE HAUNTING today. Tomorrow it will go off to the publisher for finishing touches and will make its way to e-readers by the end of this month – assuming nothing goes wrong. It’s been a joy writing this novel with Tamara and I’mContinue reading “Horror News”

Two a.m.


March 12, 2015 It’s been a decade since I began concentrating my energy and aiming my efforts at a specific destination – and only in the past year or two have things started to make some sense. The journey from there to here has been a long hard practice in blind faith, and while the distanceContinue reading “Two a.m.”

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”

Sinister. Sexy. Soon…


It’s sinister. It’s sexy. It’s coming soon… After just one night at Ravencrest Manor, the new governess, Belinda Moorland, begins to suspect her beautiful new home has a dark side. By day, the house and grounds are sublime, but the night is alive with dark shadows and phantom footsteps in empty corridors. Eyes – andContinue reading “Sinister. Sexy. Soon…”

Over at Fiona McVie’s….


Yesterday, my interview at Fiona McVie’s Author Interviews went live. Among many other things, I discussed what books influenced me, the greatest challenges of writing a novel, and what I might have done had this writing gig not worked out for me. Give it a look-see at Fiona McVie’s Author Interviews. Thank you, Fiona, for aContinue reading “Over at Fiona McVie’s….”

The Ghosts of Ravencrest


Write what you love.  That is the cardinal rule Tamara Thorne and I live by. That being said, we are pleased to announce some exciting changes coming to our serialized novel, The Erotic Adventures of Belinda. Although we began this serial as a strictly erotic tale with just a hint of ghostly goings-on, we’ve foundContinue reading “The Ghosts of Ravencrest”