Monday, September 17, 2012

VBT Heroes Live Forever


Elinor Hawthorne has inherited a house haunted by the ghosts of two medieval knights, Basil Manneville and Guy Guiscard. Basil is the man of her dreams, her knight in shining armor. She falls in love with him and he with her. Basil soon realizes she needs to live a normal life, a happy life with a mortal.

A lifetime later fate intervenes. Basil, still in love with Elinor, is told her spirit lives on in a young woman and he is given another chance at life to find her. 

At the top of the stairs, goose bumps suddenly dotted Elinor’s skin and the hair on her arms stood on end. She glanced back, but didn’t see anything strange, or more to the point, Lucy’s ghost knight.

Author Bio:

I was born and raised in Chicago. My father was a history professor and my mother was, and is, a voracious reader. I grew up with a love of history and books.

My parents also love traveling, a passion they passed onto me. I wanted to see the places I read about, see the land and monuments from the time periods that fascinated me. I’ve had the good fortune to travel extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa.

I am a retired police detective. I spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. My desire to write came in my early teens. After I retired, I decided to pursue that dream.

I currently live in the Pacific Northwest with my husband, four rescue dogs and a rescue horse. 


  1. Thank you for inviting me today. I look forward to talking with everyone.

    Just a note: I will be away from my office for a brief time--9:30 am to approx. 12:30 this afternoon.

    Here's a question for everyone; who believes in ghosts?

  2. Thanks, Milson:) Glad you stopped by.

    Chris, you are most welcome. As far as the ghost thing, I certainly do.

  3. Hi Milson,
    Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed the excerpts and thank you for stopping by.