Modern Dyatlov Pass survivors tell their story

Modern Dyatlov Pass survivors tell their story

One of the best things about setting novels in exotic locations is I actually get to visit those places. There are a couple of exceptions: I’ve never experienced life on an oil rig in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, and I’ve never been to Dyatlov Pass....
The real Mary King’s Close

The real Mary King’s Close

” “Gardyloo!” If you heard that cry a couple of hundred years ago, you would do well to run for cover, because a few seconds later a torrent of foulness would descend from above as someone emptied the contents of their chamber pot. From the seventeenth...
The mystery of the Kabayan Mummies

The mystery of the Kabayan Mummies

In the Philippines, a town called Kabayan is home to hundreds of mummies. These strange creatures are curled into fetal positions and tucked into oval-shaped coffins made of pinewood. They were laid to rest in caves, rock shelters, and manmade burial niches. The sheer...
Visiting Bulgaria’s creepy abandoned homes

Visiting Bulgaria’s creepy abandoned homes

Welcome to author Rayne Hall, who joins us with a guest post about Bulgaria’s haunted homes. * As a writer of creepy ghost and horror stories, I like to visit spooky places for inspiration. Here in Bulgaria, I find a wealth of abandoned, derelict houses where I...
Eating Egypt

Eating Egypt

Reader question: “Was that strange combination Egyptian meal you described real?” The reader was referring to koshari, the national dish of Egypt (also known as kushari), which Fatima treats Kate and Jackson to in the third GhostWriters book, Temple of...