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Monday’s First Sentence ~ The Family Plot by Megan Collins

Monday’s First Sentence ~ The Family Plot by Megan Collins

The Family Plot, Megan Collins, House, Glass, Table, Horror, Secrets, Family, Brother, Sister, Blue, Scary
My parents named me Dahlia, after the Black Dahlia – that actress whose body was cleaved in half, left in grass as sharp as scalpels, a permanent smile sliced onto her face – and when I first learned her story at four years old, I assumed a knife would one day carve me up. 
October Horror Mystery Month Fest ~ Haunted Houses and Spooky Locations, Be Scared! ~ Day 11: Eleanor, Alice, & the Roosevelt Ghosts by Dianne K. Salerni

October Horror Mystery Month Fest ~ Haunted Houses and Spooky Locations, Be Scared! ~ Day 11: Eleanor, Alice, & the Roosevelt Ghosts by Dianne K. Salerni

Eleanor Alice & the Roosevelt Ghosts, Stairs, Girl, Ghosts, Paranormal, Children's Books, Historical Fiction, Purple, Paintings, Mystery, New York City, Dianne K. Salerni
Location: The Roosevelt House, a spooky prankster who may or may not be good. Muahhaha.
Teaser Tuesday ~ The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson

The Castle of Tangled Magic, Sophie Anderson, Saara Soderlund, Castle, Fox, Magic, Fantasy, Children's Books, Adventure
I used Random.org today and it selected page 251!
Feliks expands the sword and passes it to me. The weigh of it makes my feet sink deep into the matted threads on the floor. I feel their magic pulsating, even through my boots. We reach the doorway and I slide the blade from its sheath and swish it through the thick tangle blocking our path. The threads shrivel away from the the blade, revealing a spiral staircase ahead. It, too, is covered with silver threads, which cascade down the steps like a glowing, curving waterfall.