Kirsten Weiss

Looking for a spooky read? I write novels of urban fantasy, paranormal mystery and steampunk suspense. Here you can find images, paranormal news and quotations that inspire my writing. Click the "buy the novels" link above to see all my books on Amazon.
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Cherub II

The World’s First Vampire Poetry?

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Before Bram Stoker, there was… vampire poetry!

Der Vampir was written in 1748 by Heinrich August Ossenfelder. Like the vampire fiction of today, the poem focuses on sexuality – specifically the vampire’s kiss.

This throws out my theory that the sexy vampire is a late 20th century invention.

At least the poet doesn’t write about sparkling vampires.

And now…

D…

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Bear Valley in July

Once in a Blue Moon: PNR Excerpt and Giveaway

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Check out the Giveaway at the bottom of the post!

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON
paranormal romance trollBeaux Rêve Coven, Book 1
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
eISBN: 978-1-61921-769-0
Format: Ebook
On Sale: July 15, 2014

When testing an enemy for weaknesses, prepare for things to get hard. [Tweet this!]

Bryn Cavanaugh and her coven like that the community they live in is isolated thanks to a storm that destroyed the bridge between…

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Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus, by John William Waterhouse, 1900

Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus, by John William Waterhouse, 1900

I love this oracle deck, a variation on the Lenormand Tarot.

spiritscraft:

I am making these today :) I am using my home spun black sheep wool to tie them too :)

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magictransistor:

Arthur Rackham, Faerie Folk (Frontispiece), Duffield & Company, 1914.

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