Friday, May 18, 2012


As our book opens, our heroine, Ellie Hightower, has arrived in Nome, Alaska looking for a fresh start. She meets up with the intriguing, Mike Stone, owner of Fast Eddie's. Little does she know what she’s about to encounter …

Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Pure evil waited, hushed and cold in the perfect darkness. The steady drip, drip on the coffin lid above was soundless next to the crashing waves of the sea. But the creature within was aware and knew what the substance was: life-giving nourishment.
The blood was pooling, seeking a way into any tiny fissure that it could search out with thin hungry fingers. The resurrection was painstaking. Each life-giving drop dripped onto the needy beast which absorbed each molecule like a monstrous sponge as it built up, layer by layer. The vampire waited patiently—certain of its imminent resurrection.
After all, it had already waited centuries, what were a few more hours to recover what had been lost…

Prologues are tricky, I think. Do you use one regularly?


  1. Oh, that's a good one, January - really draws the reader in! I've used a prologue in my tween book, and in one mainstream novel.

  2. I'm afraid to use prologues after finding out that a few personal friends make a habit of never reading them or reading them after the book.

  3. I use to be one of those people who never read the prologue until I realized how important they are to the story. Yours January is great, it drawns you in and make's you want to find out more, well done!