Thursday, October 18, 2012

Look Out, Halloween Is Comin'!

I love Halloween. You get to dress up in costumes and pig out on candy. A lucky bunch get to go to parties or carnavels. Lot's of fun there. another wonderful t5hing about Halloween is the ghost stories and scary movies. Oh yeah. I'm lovin' those.
My most recent release is a short story titled, The Curse of the Amber Tomb, in the 2012 Fall/Paranormal Collection by Victory Tales Press. Some very talented writers have some wonderful stories in the collection.
Now here are the blurbs from all the stories included in the collection:
Love is Eternal by Cate Abbott
Falling in love with a man from work is dangerous enough. What could Angelique possibly be thinking when she goes on a weekend trip – over Halloween, no less – with this dark haired, mysterious male?

Shattered Illusions by Karen Michelle Nutt
Blood stained floors appear and disappear, low whispering voices greet her as a storm causes the lights to flicker. Brona must put her fears behind her and unravel the mystery that haunts the house.

Night of Magic by Stephanie Burkhart
It's 800 A.D. on the Emerald Isle. Samhain. Dark. Dangerous. Powerful. Dare Finn brave the bonfires to bring Aithne home?

Magic Words by Gerald Costlow
Hundreds of years ago, Felipe was cursed to be an immortal frog. Now only the lovely Evelyn can break his curse – if he can convince her that the handsome man she met just this morning is not crazy.

The Curse of the Amber Tomb by Sarah J. McNeal
Edward, a handsome photographer who is afraid of heights and Kate, a lady archeologist afraid to love, must face their fears when they discover a deadly secret in an ancient tomb.
Buy Link:  (digital and paperback available)
Also available at, Barnes and Noble and all other online bookstores.

Here's a fun recipe for Haunted Popcorn:
A treat for watching scary movies or reading stories of ghosts and beasties.
Haunted Popcorn Mix

Ready in: Under 30 minutes
Serves/Makes: 12 cups
4 cups popcorn
2 cups Cocoa Puffs cereal
2 cups miniature marshmallows
2 cups semi sweet chocolate pieces
1 cup peanuts
1 cup raisins
Combine all ingredients.
148 calories, 8 grams fat, 20 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein per 1/2 cup. This recipe is low in sodium. Weight Watcher’s points: 4 per 1 cup

This Cocoa Crunchy Snack Mix recipe  serves/makes 12 cups
Happy Halloween Ya'll


  1. Sarah, this looks like a great anthology--every story is different! Thanks for giving us a glimpse into this collection of "haunting" stories today, and boy, does that popcorn recipe look wonderful. No point in trying to diet this time of year!

  2. LOL Cheryl, forget dieting. It just makes us cranky. Enjoy the season of treats. I'm going to indulge. tee hee
    Thank you so much for commenting. I was gettin' kinda lonesome here. I can always count of you.

  3. Thanks for the post, Sarah. I know most of the authors in the anthology, so will check on it.

  4. Hi, Sarah--I've never been a big fan of Halloween--but my kids loved it, so that's good. I just didn't grow up getting to do Halloween stuff.
    But boy, I do love the candy, too--and your recipe is like "Super Duper Gorp!" The popcorn surely makes it even better.
    You're right--the anthology is by some very talented authors--including you, my dear.
    Good luck!

  5. Love the post, Sarah. The antho looks amazing and just perfect to settle down with a bowl of that popcorn!

  6. Fabulous post, Sarah. I can't wait to read the anthology.


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