Uncovering Norman: Proving the Former Life of a Ghost
Most people during their lifetime experience some contact with the spirit world. Their reactions can vary from laughing off such nonsense as coincidence to praying for the demon to leave them alone. But what would you do if a ghost wanted to be your friend?
In this, the authors first book dealing with the spirit realm, she relates the true story of Norman, a ghost who has returned to become her spirit guide, protector, and friend. The story follows the first few years of their friendship and explains how the author uses her extensive experience with genealogy research as a way to prove and validate that Norman the Ghost actually existed as a real person.
She successfully searches out the details of his life using clues that he gives her in their psychic communications. Along the way, they both learn some very valuable life lessons as they come to realize the reasons they are together in their current incarnations as well as the fact that they have been together in past lives.
In the second part of the book, the author discovers one of those past lives when she and Norman were together as siblings. Once again, using her gifts in accessing the spirit realm and the Akashic Records, the author goes back with Norman to this past life in medieval Germany. Using the messages and information they receive in multiple visits back to this life, the author uses her research skills and techniques to find validation of multiple facets of their life together during that time.
Signed copy available for purchase from the author, through the contact page on this site. Or order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and at the bookstore of Balboa Press.
The Only Mother You Have
Sometimes, families, or the members within them, can't live up to what's expected. A mother isn't always a mother; a sister can be more than a sister.
Published January 21, 2022, in the January/February issue of Literary Mama. Available free online. Enjoy the full issue.
Family, After All
A young girl loses all she loves and finds herself a whole ocean away from everything she knows. An old man, a stranger, is all she has left, but they are family after all.
Winner of Honorable Mention in the Strands International Flash Fiction Competition - September 13, 2021.
Published September 22, 2021 in the online Ezine Lit Sphere. Scroll down the page and read for free.
The Author's upcoming next book about her communication with the spirit world. A collection of four compelling stories that will tug at your heart, told by the ghosts who lived through them. The author not only tells each spirit's tale but also offers the research and documentation to validate the experiences of their life story.
Did you ever think that anyone could write a story in 42 words?
“How Does Your Garden Grow - A Giant Secret.”
My short story of 42 words (with a title of 42 characters) will be published soon in 42 Stories Anthology, a collection of 42 stories in each of 42 topics, all containing 42 words. What fun! Anticipated print release in 2022.
Coming soon, for release in 2022...
Out of Time: True Paranormal Encounters
Published by Timber Ghost Press
This anthology will include my story about my meeting with Robert the Doll in Key West.
The bonds between a young child and her great-grandfather are forged in ancient legacies as obligations are passed from one generation to the next.
Published September 1, 2021 in Issue 47 of Luna Station Quarterly. See page 92 but enjoy the full issue. Also available in print edition.
Karma and A Harley
You never know how someone will react to the death of a loved one. Unless, of course, that loved one may not have been so loved after all...
Published May 1, 2021 in the Spring Issue of Cobra Milk Literary Magazine. See page 62, but enjoy the full issue free.
All in the Balance
A dark fantasy short story. There are responsibilities involved with keeping the Universe in balance and Eve took her legacy very seriously. But what will happen when her efforts fall horribly short and she fails to maintain the proper balance?
Published June 27, 2021 in the Summer Issue of Bluing the Blade. See page 20, but enjoy the full issue free. Also available in print edition.
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A short story about a woman's determination to honor her grandmother's final wish, even though that takes her half-way around the world. Published June 12, 2020 in New Reader Magazine, an online literary magazine.
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A short story about courage and a clock. Published November 8, 2020 in Bright Flash Literary Review online literary magazine.
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A short story about one woman's adventure to accomplish her goal despite the Coronavirus pandemic. Excerpt published online May 26, 2020 in the Tampa Bay Times, "The Scrapbook: What life has been like during the coronavirus pandemic." Print version anticipated, no date available.
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"Best friendship was hard to maintain over two thousand miles, but Meagan and Corinna shared a secret. It wasn’t a good secret, but it was theirs and a bond stronger than any blood or camaraderie could forge. Well actually, it was blood, just not family blood. They would keep that secret forever or at least, she would. She didn’t know if Corinna could keep anything a secret anymore."
from "Blood Debt" by Susan E. Rogers
Night Terrors Vol. 12: Short Horror Stories Anthology
Prepare for a lethal dose of terror…
A young boy’s art takes a sinister turn when the monstrous creature from his drawings reaches into the real world. The clues to a fiendishly clever crossword puzzle predict a series of tragedies for a witch’s nosy neighbors. And a creepy old doll brings pain and misfortune to a woman struggling to cope with her mother’s illness…
As you’re about to go under the knife, Scare Street’s latest collection of supernatural horror is the morphine you need. This new volume holds thirteen tales of bone-chilling terror. More than enough to send a shock though your system.
Goosebumps, nightmares, shivers running down your spine… The physiological symptoms of fear infest your body. Just relax as your demonic nurse tightens the straps on the operating table. The doctor is in, and he’s ready to begin the operation.
All you need is a good old-fashioned scream—and this just so happens to be this sinister surgeon’s specialty. So, shall we begin?
This is going to hurt a little. Or a lot…
This volume contains the following:
1. Cross Words by Peter Cronsberry
2. Hybrid by Justin Boote
3. Pipe Dreams by William Sterling
4. “For My Next Trick...” by Bryan Clark
5. Blood Debt by Susan E. Rogers
6. Smudge the Head by Kyle Winkler
7. See Me by Charles Welch
8. Half Larva, Will Travel by Andrey Pissantchev
9. Just We Two by Shell St. James
10. Caustic Whispers by Zach Friday
11. Roach by C. M. Saunders
12. Unarmed by Warren Benedetto
13. Gwen Speaks by Ron Ripley
Missy walked along the side of the road in the direction of her house.
It was a dark and stormy night.
“Yea, right, that’s how it always starts,” she sniffed.
~ from "Dark and Stormy" by Susan E. Rogers
101 Proof Horror
to set your world ablaze!
HauntedMTL stitches together a collection of gruesome tales from the haunted streets of Montreal to the dying husk of farmland Nebraska to the fallen shores of California, and all areas in between.
This anthology features new stories of terror and mayhem to fester in your mind featuring ghosts, forgotten gods, and other creatures of the night. May you never sleep again...
‘HauntedMTL brings some of horror’s freshest voices together in one place. The fiendish imagination collected in this massive book is unparalleled in modern literature. This is a must-have for horror fans young and old.’ – Jim Phoenix, author of the best selling psychodrama Sins of the Father
'There are stories in here that made me sleep with the light on…’ Stephanie Roy, author of the #1 selling Chemotherapy and Tequila: The Last Road Trip
‘Chilling art with stories that match the darkness of one’s soul. HauntedMTL has unearthed and encased in a single volume some the biggest and darkest voices of modern horror.’ – Mahmoud Sharif, award winning author of The Formative Years