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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Elizabeth Yon is the Empress of Creepy. Seriously. In her latest book Blackfern Girls (Bannerwing Books, 2014), she pulls four stories from the murk of the Johns Woods and splatters them across the page. The atmosphere embraces a reader. It’s almost hypnotic……until the characters squeeze.

And the reader forgets to breathe.

Or can’t.


If you’re looking for some Mood for Hallowe’en reading, download Blackfern Girls right this minute.

Before someone puts a spell on you.

20 Comments Post a comment
  1. Sounds perfect for this Halloween week!

    October 27, 2014
    • It’s perfect for anytime, Renee, but a must read for this week.

      October 27, 2014
  2. The Empress of Creepy! I’m having a shirt made with my new title emblazoned on it! Thank you, Andra. 😃

    October 27, 2014
  3. Wow. The cover gives me the shivers! Very atmospheric.

    October 27, 2014
    • The stories live up to the cover, Linda. I especially hope she expands the second one into a full-blown novel.

      October 27, 2014
  4. You’ve hooked me, Andra. Sounds like a spooky read for this time of year (or any other). 🙂

    October 27, 2014
  5. Great review, Andra 🙂 So delighted by this book,

    October 27, 2014
    • I was really honored to participate in its launch. Thanks for including me.

      October 27, 2014
  6. I love Elizabeth Yon. Love love love her. Also, you’ve now unfortunately caused this to happen:

    October 27, 2014
  7. tarakianwarrior #

    I’m terrified of scary. I once attempted to read a Dean Koontz book and made it to page 63 but had nightmares every single night until I mailed the book to a friend who was very far away…it is the ONLY book I never finished and I’ve learned that I go so deeply into what I’m reading and watching that I protect myself by not reading scary….but I will pass it on to others who like scary. 😀

    October 27, 2014
    • Scary is a tough read, especially when the writer does it well. 🙂

      October 27, 2014
    • I also attempted to read a Dean Koontz book that everybody in my family read and loved — I just couldn’t get through half of it. And I tried three times. So maybe this book will be my substitute.

      October 27, 2014
      • tarakianwarrior #

        Claudia, I’m glad I’m not alone. 😀 Let me know if you make it through this one and I’ll try it.

        October 29, 2014
  8. Kir Piccini #

    I loved the book and all the stories. I haven’t slept well in a week because of Rumkin but it’s been worth it. Elizabeth has a gift with descriptions. (I don’t normally do scary books/movies but this one exception was so worth it.)

    October 27, 2014
  9. The atmosphere in this book is excellent. Well done.

    October 27, 2014
  10. this looks so creepy and scary

    October 27, 2014
  11. I will! I haven’t read anything “creepy” in a long time. 🙂

    October 28, 2014

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