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All Authors Blog Blitz Featuring Author Katharina Gerlach

Today I am pleased to feature author Katharina Gerlach through the All Authors Blog Blitz put on at Goodreads by author Y. Correa. Enjoy!

Katharina Gerlach is a writer of Young Adult books and an independent publisher. Living in Germany despite her preference for all things Scottish, she writes fantasy and historical novels in English and German. All of her stories have a slight European flavor.

In my opinion, writing Horror, like writing humor, is much harder than writing any other genre. Things that paralyze me might not be scary for someone else, so naturally I shy from the genre. Unfortunately, once in a while, a story or nightmare pops up that fits the genre. Sometimes I can set it aside, but sometimes the story insists on getting written.
This happened with the story “Wedding Nights” in my two-story anthology

I woke from a nightmare that scared me so much, I had to get it out by writing a story loosely based on the dream. When I finished revising it, I set it aside to never look at it again (I still cannot read the story to this day).

One day, a small German publisher asked me to submit a story to a horror anthology. On a whim, I send this one and it was accepted. That’s the reason why I have a short horror anthology among all my Young Adult and Middle Grade fantasy stories and historical novels.
Whenever another nightmare will force me to write more horror stories, I will add them to the existing anthology. For me, it’s the best way to “get rid” of them, and for some readers it might just be the scare they had been looking for.

I want to thank Katharina for sharing her experience and story with us. As a fan and writer of horror, I can easily relate to this!

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Book Trailer “Floor Four” – Win a Copy

For a chance to win a signed print copy of Floor Four- A Novella of Horror, comment and name your favorite horror novel or story below. You can increase your chances by signing up for my Free Newsletter “The Project”

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3 Winners will be chosen June 4th!

Win 2 Signed Paperbacks – 2 Genres!

In celebration of the upcoming Ace-Hil-Ink Dual Genre Release (2 different authors – 2 different genres), Ace-Hil-Ink will be giving out FREE SIGNED PAPERBACK COPIES of both stories to 3 select winners.
MarcoAntonio & Amaryllis” by. Y Correa (Romance)
Floor Four” by A. Lopez Jr. (Horror)
Entering is SIMPLE! Just leave a comment here telling us what your favorite Romance and Horror stories are – and instantly you will be entered into the drawing to win FREE SIGNED PAPERBACK copies of BOTH stories! To increase your odds of winning, Join The Project, the free newsletter of A. Lopez, Jr. (Exclusive content and giveaways to members)
You may also leave a comment at Fate Books Blog for a chance to win!
Winners will be chosen June4, 2013 . . . Good Luck!
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by Y. Correa
The year 1585. The Anglo-Spanish War. England invaded Spain for crops, land and supplies. A war had started. Land against land. People against people. Hatred, despise and intolerance were a way of life. Why were they so apposed to one and other? No one knows for sure…
MarcoAntonio, was a Spanish gentleman and knight. Amaryllis, an English lady. Prohibited from being together. Taboo romance. Intermingling of bloodlines was sinful and forbidden. Interracial love affair in the Middle Ages…? Yes! That was exactly it! Though, their love was not allowed, they loved each other regardless.
What would it bring? What would the outcome be? How would they overcome?
FFEB
by A. Lopez, Jr.
The old, abandoned Saint Vincent Hospital is said to be haunted by the ghost of David Henry Coleman, the notorious serial killer, known as The Mangler. Coleman died on the fourth floor after being shot by police. For the three Jr. High boys, their curiosity gets the best of them as they explore the old hospital, despite ‘Old Man’ Jake’s warning. No one knew of Jake’s dark connection to the killer and the hospital. And now, on the anniversary of The Mangler’s death, a group of high school kids are planning a private party on the haunted fourth floor. Jake must keep everyone out and protect them from the true evil that lurks on Floor Four.

Ace-Hil-Ink’s Dual-Genre Book Release!

I will be doing a dual-genre/dual-book release with fellow author Y. Correa. My Novella, Floor Four (Horror) and Y.’s MarcoAntonio & Amaryllis (Interracial Paranormal Romance) will be released Tuesday, May 21st!

Two totally different genres and two totally different stories all in one day!

Both titles will be available in eBook format and in print.

FFEB Floor Four by A. Lopez, Jr.

‘A loud bang was heard from above, scaring the boys. They shined their lights up the stairwell. The sounds of chains rattling on the floor stirred the dust above. Something or someone was up there. Doug, hiding his fear, took a couple of more steps up. Brandon and Kyle looked at him, their feet locked in place. They had no intention of going any further.’

The old, abandoned Saint Vincent Hospital is said to be haunted by the ghost of David Henry Coleman, the notorious serial killer, known as The Mangler. Coleman died on the fourth floor after being shot by police. For the three Jr. High boys, their curiosity gets the best of them as they explore the old hospital, despite ‘Old Man’ Jake’s warning. No one knew of Jake’s dark connection to the killer and the hospital. And now, on the anniversary of The Mangler’s death, a group of high school kids are planning a private party on the haunted fourth floor. Jake must keep everyone out and protect them from the true evil that lurks on Floor Four.

new3MarcoAntonio & Amarllis by Y. Correa

The year 1585. The Anglo-Spanish War. England invaded Spain for crops, land and supplies. A war had started. Land against land. People against people. Hatred, despise and intolerance were a way of life. Why were they so apposed to one and other? No one knows for sure…
MarcoAntonio, was a Spanish gentleman and knight. Amaryllis, an English lady. Prohibited from being together. Taboo romance. Intermingling of bloodlines was sinful and forbidden. Interracial love affair in the Middle Ages…? Yes! That was exactly it! Though, their love was not allowed, they loved each other regardless.
What would it bring? What would the outcome be? How would they overcome?
Passion. Adventure. Paranormal. Interracial. The combination for a great and powerful love story! “MarcoAntonio & Amaryllis”… LOVE is the result of ALL things conquered!
Book Trailers Coming Soon!

Night Dreams Giveaway

Night Dreams 1

I hope the Holidays are going well for everyone. Through the Goodreads Giveaway Program, I am doing my third giveaway since joining. This one is for the 1st episode in my Night Dreams series. The Beginning is the title of the first installment. 3 copies are available. Episode #1 runs at just over 24,000 words and centers around a Dream Psychologist’s secret gift to listen to his patient’s nightmares and enter their dreams, thus finding the way for them deal with their increasing horror and inevitable death. His gift gives him the ability to change the outcome by living/dreaming it as them. For more info on the giveaway, click here .
Thank you, and Good Luck!
~ALJ~