Haunting Halloween Giveaway!

Dear Readers,

‘Tis the season for things that go bump in the night! To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, I’ve partnered with 5 amazing authors to present a HAUNTING HALLOWEEN GIVEAWAY!

The lucky winner of this contest will receive all six of the novels pictured below in paperback format. Scroll down to enter.

Warning: You may stay up all night reading these thrilling and addictive novels!


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Nocturne by Syrie James is a haunting, deeply romantic tale of forbidden love about a woman who’s snowbound for days with a mysterious stranger. As the sexual tension builds, she discovers that her host is hiding a terrifying secret that threatens her very life. “The kind of book that makes you want to turn off the phone and the television so you can do nothing but read.” —Barnes and Noble Romantic Read of the Week

A Lullaby For Witches by Hester Fox: Two women. A history of witchcraft. And a deep-rooted female power that sings across the centuries. “A Lullaby for Witches weaves a spell of darkness that’s mysterious and magical, and binds it with a knot of deathless love.” —New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley

John Eyre by Mimi Matthews is a gender-reversed retelling of Jane Eyre (and one other Victorian classic that can’t be revealed without spoiling the story) in which a former schoolmaster encounters mysterious happenings at Thornfield Hall, alternating with Bertha Mason’s earlier travels where she falls under the spell of the increasingly dangerous Mr. Rochester.

The Curse of Morton Abbey by Clarissa Harwood: A young woman solicitor accepts a suspiciously lucrative offer of employment to prepare the sale of a crumbling Yorkshire estate, but when she arrives, the mysterious occupants of the house seem to be trying to drive her away. As she is drawn deeper into the dark secrets of the family, she can’t be certain she’ll escape Morton Abbey with her sanity—or even her life—intact.

The Lost History of Dreams by Kris Waldherr is a “sensual, twisting gothic tale…in the tradition of A.S. Byatt’s Possession, Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale, and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights” (BookPage). In this reworking of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, a post-mortem photographer unearths the dark secrets of a famed poet’s marriage. (Psst! The ebook is currently on sale for $1.99 thru Halloween!)

The Spellbook of Katrina van Tassel by Alyssa Palombo: In this feminist retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Katrina Van Tassel is instantly drawn to Ichabod Crane when he arrives in the village as the new schoolmaster. They embark on a secret love affair, sneaking into the woods after dark together, praying they don’t catch sight of Sleepy Hollow’s legendary Headless Horseman. Until All Hallow’s Eve, when Ichabod suddenly disappears…



Grand Prize: Print copies of all six of the novels pictured and described above.

Giveaway is open to all U.S. residents 18 and older. Contest opens on 10/22 and runs until 11:59 PM Pacific Time on 11/01/21. Winner will be drawn at random and announced on this post as an update on 11/02/21.

Please enter today! Good luck to all.


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The winner in our Haunting Halloween Giveaway is: April K.

Congratulations, April! Signed copies of all 6 of these novels are coming your way.

Thank you so much to everyone who entered the giveaway. All six of us authors appreciate your enthusiastic response!


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  1. Nancy on October 24, 2021 at 10:45 am

    Sounds fascinating. Thanks for the chance.

  2. Joan Manuel on September 6, 2022 at 4:56 pm

    I happened to pick up a copy of Nocturne last week – the first one of your books I have ever read. I think I was partly drawn to it because of the fact that I am a pianist and, of course, Chopin came to mind. But the other attraction was ;the vampire/gothic subject matter – a favorite with me. I was so very impressed with not only your story, but your expert writing style !! This is my favorite novel in quite some time, and I am sure it will remain so.

    I only wish for a sequel !!!!!!! Hint, hint, hint !!!!!!!!!!

    Best to you and Happy Halloween !!

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