Books, Daily Prompt, Fiction, Literature

I’m Not That Shallow

  Excerpt from A Blog Affair, coming Fall 2017 “I don’t know how you do it. All that heartache day in and day out, I’d be so discouraged with marriage.” “Uh huh, well . . . Mom and dad already ruined it for me.” “Is that why you chose to become a divorce attorney?” We… Continue reading I’m Not That Shallow

Books, Fiction, Literature

Author Interview with Lyrical Pens — e. michael helms

LYRICAL PENS Spotlights author E. Michael Helms Today! cj Sez: Lyrical Pens’ guest today is Mystery Thriller Week author E. Michael Helms, who writes the popular Mac McClellan mystery series. The latest in the series from Coffeetown/Camel Press is the brand-new deadly spirits, which launched on Jan 15, 2017. (Congratulations, Michael.) This busy author graciously […]… Continue reading Author Interview with Lyrical Pens — e. michael helms

Books, Fiction, Literature, Short Stories, Supernatural Thriller

Rebound: A Supernatural Short Story

  An excerpt from Rebound  - A Supernatural Short Story by E. Denise Billups Carole answered the door on Saturday night and immediately recognized Michael. But he couldn’t possibly recognize her new form. She can’t stand being in the same room. Flashes of their past encounter trigger an unusual effect. She feels her conscious battling… Continue reading Rebound: A Supernatural Short Story

Books, Fiction, Literature

By Chance – A Supernatural Thriller by E. Denise Billups

An Excerpt From By Chance   The Shushing January 10, 2015, McPherson Home Nyla knows her daughter will visit today. She saw this moment long before Tara’s troubles started. For thirty-eight years, and before Tara was born, Nyla has been waiting for this day. With the onset of the girl’s troubles, she realizes Tara will… Continue reading By Chance – A Supernatural Thriller by E. Denise Billups

Books, Fiction, Literature, Short Stories, Supernatural Thriller

The Playground: A Supernatural Short Story by E. Denise Billups

      An excerpt from The Playground: A Supernatural Short Story by E. Denise Billups An evil that exists for centuries resides by my side. Our souls exist between earth and a spiritual plane. Imprisoned inside decaying church walls, I watch my eternally youthful daughters, laughing and playing on the playground like living, breathing children.… Continue reading The Playground: A Supernatural Short Story by E. Denise Billups

Books, Fiction, Literature

Kalorama Road: A Novel by E. Denise Billups Coming 2018

Excerpt: The car slowed at a large impressive home, swiveled into the driveway and through retracting garage doors. At the time, I believed it was Belle’s family’s home given access to the garage. When the car halted, and the garage closed behind, I began to worry. We entered a space more grandiose than its exterior… Continue reading Kalorama Road: A Novel by E. Denise Billups Coming 2018