Day 23 of #31AuthorsofHalloween – Kat Ross

About Kat Ross

Kat Ross worked as a journalist at the United Nations for ten years before happily falling back into what she likes best: making stuff up. She’s the author of the Fourth Element and Fourth Talisman fantasy series, the Gaslamp Gothic paranormal mysteries, and the dystopian thriller Some Fine Day. She loves myths, monsters and doomsday scenarios.

Synopsis for The Daemoniac

Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files in this acclaimed paranormal mystery series from the author of the Fourth Element Trilogy

It’s August 1888, just three weeks before Jack the Ripper will terrorize Whitechapel, and another murderer is stalking the streets of New York. His handiwork bears the hallmarks of a demonic possession—but amateur sleuth Harrison Fearing Pell is certain her quarry is a man of flesh and blood. And she hopes to make her reputation by solving the bizarre case before the man the press has dubbed Mr. Hyde strikes again.

From the squalor of the Five Points to the high-class gambling dens of the Tenderloin and the glittering mansions of Fifth Avenue, Harry follows the trail of a remorseless killer, uncovering a few embarrassing secrets of New York’s richest High Society families along the way. Are the murders a case of black magic—or simple blackmail? And will the trail lead closer to home than she ever imagined?

My Review for The Daemonic

I love a good paranormal mystery. Especially one that is set around a dark era. The cover itself is what got my attention. I downloaded the book because the cover reminded me of the book of shadows from Charmed. I was always told to never judge a book by its cover, sometimes I do, and I am never disappointed. Kate Ross did an amazing job of writing this story, it matches the Victorian era, it gives you the same feeling of reading articles on Jack the Ripper and feeling the horror of it all. If you like horror and the Victorian era, this is the book for you.

You can follow Kat Ross on the following sites:

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Pinterest

Boobbub

Amazon

Day 31 of #31AuthorsofHalloween – Helen Oyeyemi

First – I just wanted to say thank you all for hanging in there for me these past couple of months. Between commuting and work (gone for 12+ hours a day, and with new job I am literally gone only 5 hours a day), and schooling, and then a family emergency, I have been really behind on my posts for my 31 Authors of Halloween. If it was not for all of you, I would not have kept going. Thank you for your patience, and your dedication! I truly do appreciate and love all of you!

Second – I am introducing you to the LAST horror author that I have included into my list –

Synopsis for White is for Witching

There’s something strange about the Silver family house in the closed-off town of Dover, England. Grand and cavernous with hidden passages and buried secrets, it’s been home to four generations of Silver women – Anna, Jennifer, Lily, and now Miranda, who has lived in the house with her twin brother, Eliot, every since their father converted it to a bed-and-breakfast. The Silver women have always had a strong connections, a pull over one another that reaches across time and space, and when Lily, Miranda’s mother, passes away suddenly while on a trip abroad, Miranda begins suffering strange ailments. An eating disorder starves her. She begins hearing voices. When she brings a friend home, Dover’s hostility toward outsiders physically manifests with the four walls of the Silver house, and the lives of everyone inside are irrevocably changed. At once an unforgettable mystery and a meditate on race, nationality, and family legacies, White is for Witching is a boldly original, terrifying, and elegant novel by a prodigious talent.

Whoa! A woman who is compelled to eat things that are not food??? Oh man! Something to keep my attention!

You can follow Helen on the following sites:

Website

Goodreads

Amazon

Audible

P.S. Thank you again for reading my posts and celebrating this wonderful month by dedicating it to the most talented horror writers! If you would like to participate in the event next year (no, it is never too early to start planning), please feel free to email me at coffeewithlacey@gmail.com

Until next time . . .