DeLap Cemetery, LaFollette, Tennessee The Lore: DeLap Cemetery holds the graves of a small band of Confederate soldiers belonging to North Carolina’s 58th Regiment. The recruits traveled from Cumberland Gap to Jacksboro, Tennessee in 1862 where they were soon assigned to guard Big Creek Gap. The harsh winter, lack of medical supplies and rampant disease, … Continue reading A Civil War Era Short Story – Enjoy!
The inspiration for this tale came from the historical Edgewood Plantation near Charles City, Virginia. The lore is featured in my book Road Tales. The Lore Elizabeth “Lizzie” Rowland fell in love with a young man from a nearby estate. As soon as she heard the distinctive gait of her suitor’s horse, Lizzie would run … Continue reading Another Short Story – ONCE UPON A TIME
When I originally came up with the idea to pen a book about curious and oft-unexplained lore discovered during my RV travels, I planned to write a fictional short story to accompany each myth. During the writing process, however, it became apparent the combination of fiction and "non-fiction" was not the direction my project would take. … Continue reading Short Story Series – Great Balls of Fire
What an unexpected surprise! One of my novels, An Unholy Alliance, is nominated for the 2015 RONE Award in the Paranormal category . . . and I need your vote to proceed to the finals. The process is very easy. If you are a subscriber to InDtale Magazine, you just click on the link below, choose the paranormal … Continue reading 2015 RONE Award – An Unholy Alliance Needs YOUR Vote!
WOW!!! I've got a great package today! A very awesome contest with entry details at the end of this blog, a fascinating guest post by the equally fascinating author, Jena Baxter and a delectable excerpt from her new novel, The Carriage. Let's get started: The Charm and Truths in Historical Romance by Jena Baxter Hello, my … Continue reading HooRah!!! Contest, Guest Blog by Jena Baxter, & Excerpt from The Carriage
GUEST POST FROM AUTHOR DEBRA DUNBAR I’ve got a confession to make. I miss Chicago. It’s one of the reasons I set my latest paranormal romance, Three Wishes, in the city. I. Love. Chicago. We moved around as I was growing up, all over Ohio and Indiana. The one constant was our summers and holidays … Continue reading Author Debra Dunbar on Chicago – & Preview of THREE WISHES