Happy Hallowe’en from Corsair’s Cove

Hallowe’en is upon us and I thought, “Oh, this post should be easy.” After all, the events of Kiss in the Dark revolve around an October 31 ball, complete with curses, ticking clocks, and doomed spirits. Plenty of material there. And, in truth, many of my books reference Samhain or Hallowe’en, and most of them have some supernatural goings-on. Plus, I live down the street from a graveyard in a very haunted town.  I am spoiled for choice of spooky material.

So, I’ll restrict myself to two favorite images I’ve taken in the cemetery. Both were taken with an older camera and aren’t the best resolution, but to me they show the fantasy world peeping through to our own. The crow on the obelisk should definitely be quoting Poe. As for the angel–could the sky be any more perfect for a heavenly backdrop?

Sure, on Hallowe’en the veil between the worlds is thinnest. That doesn’t mean the other 364 days are completely free of magic sprinkles. We just have to stay alert.

Freestyle Friday: the dark side

Last Friday tipped us from summer to fall, to days with less sunlight, more shadow.

This Friday marks the eve of Kiss in the Dark.

Daniel was cursed by an ex with a dark side. Eloise has seen some dark deeds. Can two dark sides spark a light?

Check out Sharon Ashwood’s Kiss in the Dark tomorrow – it’s perfect reading for a fall day. Or night.

Kiss in the Dark cover hi-res