Walking on the Dark Side
Black Rose is the dark paranormal branch of The Wild Rose Press. The website intro says it all: Step into a mist-shrouded netherworld where vampires, werewolves and shape-shifters roam at will…
My name is Barbara Edwards and I didn’t plan to write a dark and dangerous story. The idea started with the cemetery next to the house where I grew up. No longer used, the ancient stones were a spooky place to play hide and seek during the long summer dusk. The headstone covered hill was an obstacle course for winter sledding. Huge old pines cast dark shadows.
Sometimes I wondered if spirits walked there and hid under my bedcovers all night.
Ancient Awakening was conceived from a nightmare and grew into the fictional town of Rhodes End. Rhodes End is the nexus of ley lines and draws paranormal activity to this otherwise charming New England town.
I’ve published three other novels with WingsEpress, two historical romances and a romantic suspense. In the works are the second and third books in the Finding Rhodes End series.
Here’s the blurb from Ancient Awakening, a September 18 release from The Wild Rose Press.
In Ancient Awakening, Police Officer ‘Mel’ Petersen investigates a death only she believes is murder. By disobeying direct orders from the Rhodes End Chief, she risks her career to follow clues that twist in circles to her backyard and lead the killer to her.
Her neighbor Stephen Zoriak is a prime suspect. Steve worked for a major pharmaceutical company where he discovered a weapon so dangerous he destroys the research. He is exposed to the dangerous organism. He suspects he is the killer and agrees to help her find the truth.
In the course of their investigation Mel and Steve find the real killer and a love that defies death.
This is my advice. Sit in that chair every day and write. When the book is done go back and rewrite. Work to make it the best story possible. Send it out, take the hits and keep writing daily.