THE BOOKS

Blackfern Girls

ISBN-9780692357248

Published by Bannerwing Books

There are four eerie stories in this book, and they all take place in Blackfern County, a place that teeters on the cusp of the real and the unreal. I drew heavily from the woods, farms, and small towns I've known growing up. The characters are composites of the actual and the imagined. From my own girlhood, I resurrected monsters. In Blackfern Girls, you will find mythic beasts, malicious spirits, cruel and selfish people, and that bitterest of all demons - heartache. There is also hard-won strength.

Wilderness: A Collection of Dark Tales

ISBN-978-1470191856

Twenty stories, some quite brief. When I wrote them, I was having tremendous fun playing with fairy tales. These tales are sly and sassy, hopping like a nightful of toads and flickering like fireflies in the summer twilight. Wilderness is a romp, playful - but with teeth. Keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle as you set off into the forest of these stories. It's all fun and games until someone is snatched into the dark ...