Dead of Winter

Eight chilling tales to read under the Cold Moon.Winner, 2021 International Book Awards, Anthologies Award-Winning Finalist, 2020 Chanticleer Reviews Shorts ​A tinker’s son acquires a cursed soul. A dying woman is haunted by her own reflection. An uninvited presence haunts a Christmas seance. A festive holiday turns macabre. Despite the twinkling lights and steaming cocoa, the end of the year …

2020 International Book Awards Winners and Finalists

2020 International Book Awards Winners and FinalistsBlack Spot Books and Vesuvian Books&bnsp;Winner – Anthology – A Midnight Clear by Sam Hooker, Alcy Leyva, Laura Morrison, Cassondra Windwalker, Dalena Storm, and Seven Jane Finalist – Novella – Come Back to the Swamp by Laura Morrison Finalist – Historical – The Isle of Gold by Seven Jane Finalist – Women’s Fiction – …

DALENA STORM

DALENA STORMDalena Storm has lived in India, Japan, Germany, and on both coasts of the United States. She currently resides in a converted general store in the woods of Western Massachusetts with a rare Burmese temple cat, a purring black fluff-beast, a professor of magic, and an infant with an astonishing ability to resist sleep.www.DalenaStorm.com

A Midnight Clear

Six stories of not-so-merry Yuletide whimsy.  A woman so cold she hardens to ice on a winter’s eve. Risen from his grave before his time, a winter god alters the balance between seasons. A wolf’s holiday season is interrupted by a strange curse. From a murder at the Stanley Hotel to demons of Christmas past, present, and future, and a …

The Hungry Ghost

She’ll eat you up.   A hungry ghost escapes from a dark realm into the human world, where it enters the unconscious body of a woman named Sam. When Sam appears to miraculously awaken from her accident-induced coma, her lesbian lover, alcoholic ex-husband, and well-meaning family must come together to try and stop the ghost from devouring everything Sam once …