Guest Post + Giveaway: Dana Michelle Burnett, Author of Spiritus
Hello all! Today I have Dana Michelle Burnett, author of Spiritus, a story about a girl named Becca who encounters a 160 year old ghost who she ends up having an inexplicable connection with.
Today she’ll be talking about her book and the kind of love so powerful it refuses to die.
Afterwards, she’ll be giving away one ebook copy of Spiritus (open internationally). So stick around and be sure to enter to win after the post!
Dana Michelle Burnett spent most of her life writing short stories and sharing them with family and friends. Over the years, her work was published in numerous commercial and literary magazines including Just Labs, Mindprints: A Literary Journal, Foliate Oak, and many more. Her short story John Lennon and the Chicken Holocaust was include in The Best of Foliate Oak 2006.
The Power of Love in Paranormal Romance
First off, thanks so much for having me here today to share my novel Spiritus. It’s been a wild journey with these characters and the next installment is slated for an April release! This series is just so much fun to write and I’m looking forward to seeing it through to the end.
At the very heart of the Spiritus Series is the idea that there are some loves that refuse to die. Now some may scoff at this idea, but is it so crazy to think that you can love something even after it’s gone? I think all of us want a love that knows no bounds, not even in death, and we know that isn’t a likely possibility, but in fiction all things are possible.
In fiction, not only can love survive beyond the grave, but it can also allow a ghost to walk and speak, and for a normal girl to find a very paranormal companion. It makes us hold our breath and hope that there is some way for such an impossible romance to have a happy ending.
I don’t know about you, but it’s the endless possibilities that drew me to paranormal romance, but it’s that undying love that brings me back begging for more.
When Becca moves into her ancestral home in Corydon, Indiana, her life takes a puzzling and thrilling turn when she meets the ghost haunting the halls. As the seductive spirit lures her closer and closer, she learns about her own past and starts to understand that some mistakes are meant to last.
Becca McAllister has always been different from other girls her age. Never part of the “in crowd”, Becca never really fit in anywhere. When her mother dies and her father moves them to the small town of Corydon, Indiana, Becca didn’t expect things to change.
But things do change when Becca accidentally makes contact with a one hundred and sixty year old ghost, Alastor Sinclair, that haunts the halls of her new home.
To Becca, Alastor is a seductive spirit that seems to see straight into her soul. To Alastor, Becca is what he was waited a century for–A second chance.
But the closer they get, the more Becca realizes that this isn’t the first time she and Alastor have known each other. Worse still, is she the one responsible for his death so long ago? And if so, did he come back for love or revenge?
Okay, now it’s time for some winning! Here’s what you could get:
One lucky winner (International) will get an ebook copy of Spiritus! Enter using the Rafflecopter form below.
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