Historical Novelist, Pam Lecky leaves No Stone Unturned with the First Book in her Lucy Lawrence Series

I love a good historical detective novel, and always find a Victorian setting adds a gothic darkness that makes the pleasure of reading more intense. Today I'm delighted to welcome author of romantic and historical fiction, Pam Lecky to Unusual Fiction. I loved her last novel, The Bowes Inheritance and greatly look forward to getting…

Mindful Musings

Happiness is a cup of herbal tea on a wooden bench beneath an overhanging rowan branch. It's the slight breeze rippling down the hill that kisses the back of my neck. It's in the quiet country road and the cyclist who passes the gate in his own private world. It's in the stretch of the…

Welcome to Women in Horror Month 2019 – Introducing Author of Extreme Horror and Comedy Horror Fiction, D.J.Doyle

Welcome to another day of gruesome goings on. Today, it's my great pleasure to welcome back fellow Irish horror writer D.J. Doyle. D.J. Doyle writes extreme horror and also comedy horror fiction. D.J. Doyle is the author of multiple horror and thriller novels and short stories from extreme horror to comedy horror. She was raised…

Forcing the Words and Writer’s Anxiety

More and more often these days, writing is like pulling teeth. It starts out as a niggling sensation, a feeling that something is not right, something's amiss, as if by not writing daily (as was my habit), I have opened up this void, like teasing a loose thread until a hole appears in one's sweater.…

Happy Hallowe’en – Pumpkins and Dark Fiction

  It's finally arrived. You can't get through a doorway in our house without being brushed by a large felt spider leg or getting skull tinsel in your hair. The skull (cement, not real, I'm ghoulish but not that ghoulish) has been smiling from pride of place on the mantel beneath the black leaf garlands…