Book Excerpt: The Morning My Husband Passed

Sad days.

My Corner

Six years ago today, my husband was found dead in his room at the nursing home where he’d spent the past month. I’d been caring for him at home for six years after two strokes paralyzed his left side. He’d started going downhill, finally getting to the point where I could no longer lift him.

I’d hoped to get him into Greenhouse,, a facility where residents live in cottages holding no more than twelve occupants and each have their own room and bath,. However, there was a six-month waiting list for people on Medicaid, so he and I decided that he should move to a regular nursing home for the time being. He must have decided he couldn’t wait for greener pastures.

The following poem, from My Ideal Partner: How I Met, Married, and Cared for the Man I Loved Despite Debilitating Odds, talks about how I learned…

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Horror, Paranormal

Ghostly Writes 2018

Ghostly Writes anthology is about to be launched!All eBooks are free to download and this year's is now available on pre-order.. As with each one, the stories are better and creepier than ever. Just put Ghostly Writes Anthology in the Amazon search bar! To read more about the stories, follow this link Here is a… Continue reading Ghostly Writes 2018


Mother Dear

Today would have been my mum's birthday, so I am celebrating it with a little poem. She passed away in traumatic circumstances. Any death is traumatic, but things were made more difficult because dad had died just three weeks before. In my book The Magic of stories, I include a couple of stories about what… Continue reading Mother Dear

Fantasy, science Fiction

The Forest by Julia Blake

Genre: Science/Fiction Fantasy Description“I met a man made of leaves with roots for hair, who looked at me with eyes that burnt like fire.” An impenetrable forest that denies entry to all but a select few. A strange and isolated village, whose residents never leave. A curse that reappears every generation, leaving death and despair… Continue reading The Forest by Julia Blake


Erinsmore by Karen J. Mossman

@JuliaBlakeAutho #fantasybooks #greatreads Genre: Science fiction Fantasy Description All her life, Ruby has longed to escape. Her imagination fed by the Narnia books and Arthurian legends, she dreams of another world. Discovering the ancient prophecy stone in a Cornish antique shop, she and her cynical older sister, Cassie, suddenly find themselves in the mythical land… Continue reading Erinsmore by Karen J. Mossman


Final Harvest by Michael J Elliott

Genre: Horror Description Final Harvest is the story of a very ancient tree that was once revered and worshipped. Legend says that it could grant your most fervent wish, provided, it is feed regularly with human offerings. Charlie Figgins lives on the farm where the tree is situated. He has one wish above all others.… Continue reading Final Harvest by Michael J Elliott


A Stranger on the Train

By Karen J Mossman Jenna heard the song on the radio and the sweet rawness of the words transported her back two years when she met a stranger on a train. She was travelling to London to visit her aunt, Ivy and running late. She pulled open a carriage door just as the whistle blew.… Continue reading A Stranger on the Train


Joanna’s Destiny by Karen J Mossman

Genre: Romantic Suspense Description Struggling with the past, Joanna can’t forget the love she lost and the man who broke her heart. During the summer at a rock festival, Joanna meets him again. Niko is now an international rock star. Can they put the past behind them and rekindle the love they once had? Mike… Continue reading Joanna’s Destiny by Karen J Mossman