Can you please tell us about your latest/upcoming book(s)?
My latest book is called Asylum. It is the story of Rachel who has an affinity for the dead and is able to walk through time to find out the truth about what happened to them. In Asylum she is contracted to find out the fate of another ghost hunter. Matt Rutledge, a sceptic and debunker of psychic frauds is determined to prove she isn’t what she seems. Enter the asylum where the past comes alive and Matt Rutledge is about to learn what it means to be very, very afraid.
How did you come with the idea for this story?
Ghost stories grab us and keep us reading. Spooky houses and old asylums resonate with voices from the past. What do you get when you take a woman who can reach out and touch those abandoned souls and bring them peace or retribution? You get a series with a kick butt heroine who isn’t afraid of the dark and who can tackle a sceptic and bring him to his knees. How? Just by being who she is. It’s a lesson we can all learn from in everyday life. Be ourselves and the rest will follow—in life, love and romance. A kiss is still a kiss, and a sigh is well…a breath of music.
Who is your ultimate "book boy/girlfriend"? You know, that hottie you read about and drool over.
I don’t usually think of books that way-isn’t that funny. J
Who is your Celebrity crush? And what would you do if you ever meet them?
I don’t watch enough television to really know but I really would love to meet the cast of American Horror Story. They are all such incredibly talented
If you could collaborate with another author on a secret project, who would you pick to work with and why?
I would love to work with Maggie Stiefvater. She has such a great voice and her level of snark is out of this world. Total fan girl here.
Ghost Echoes Book One
Available in many different formats at Breathless Press
The voices of the past are alive behind the iron gates of Bremore Asylum. Can Rachel and Matt deduce its secrets before it's too late?
When Rachel agrees to take the job investigating the disappearance of a fellow ghost hunter at Bremore Asylum, she is totally unprepared for the sexy and stubborn psychic debunker Matt Rutledge to be a part of the package. Can these two opposing forces find the answers behind the asylum's crumbling walls before they become the newest victims to the asylum's grim history?
Rachel narrowed her eyes. What little hold she held on her frayed temper snapped. Self-doubt flared, but she stamped it out as quickly as it came.
"What's that supposed to mean?" She stepped forward, hands clenched into fists, her foot brushing against the luggage. Her hoodie slid off the suitcase and flopped unceremoniously into the dirt.
"We haven't even started on the project and you're trying to displace me already?"
Rutledge stepped back, surprise clear on his lightly parted lips. Lips she apparently still wanted to kiss, damn his eyes. God, what was wrong with her?
"My friend almost died because of a mistake I made. But you're already aware of that, aren't you, Mr. High and Mighty? Listen to me and listen good. I'm here because my grandmother needs me. I'm a damn fine ghost hunter, which you would already know if you bothered to see beyond what happened to Jeannie." She poked her finger into his chest and had the satisfaction of seeing him wince.
Matt stepped back and held up his hands, a ruddy flush creeping up his cheeks. "Okay. I was out of line. Truce?" He bent down and carefully picked up her hoodie, handing it to her gingerly.
"Thank you, Mr. Rutledge." Rachel snatched the hoodie from his hands and tied it around her waist with a firm yank. She didn't want to chance it falling in the dirt again and it was going to be a long weekend. At the rate they were going, it was going to be a full-on ice storm between them.
A flash of humor crossed his face. "Do you think maybe you could call me Matt?"
"On what?" Matt cocked his eyebrow with surprise.
"On whether you can stop dissecting me like one of your frauds."
About the author:
Dana Wright has always had a fascination with things that go bump in the night. She is often found playing at local bookstores, trying not to maim herself with crochet hooks or knitting needles, watching monster movies with her husband and furry kids or blogging about books. More commonly, she is chained to her computers, writing like a woman possessed. She is currently working on several children's stories, young adult fiction, romantic suspense, short stories and is trying her hand at poetry. She is a contributing author to Ghost Sniffer’s CYOA, Siren’s Call E-zine in their “Women in Horror” issue in February 2013 and "Revenge" in October 2013, a contributing author to Potatoes!, Fossil Lake, Of Dragons and Magic: Tales of the Lost Worlds, Undead in Pictures, Potnia, Shadows and Light, Dark Corners, Wonderstruck, Shifters: A Charity Anthology, Dead Harvest, Monster Diaries (upcoming), Holiday Horrors and the Roms, Bombs and Zoms Anthology from Evil Girlfriend Media. She is the author of Asylum due out in October 2014. Dana has also reviewed music for Muzikreviews.com specializing in New Age and alternative music and has been a contributing writer to Eternal Haunted Summer, Nightmare Illustrated, Massacre Magazine, Metaphor Magazine, The Were Traveler October 2013 edition: The Little Magazine of Magnificent Monsters, the December 2013 issue The Day the Zombies Ruled the Earth. She currently reviews music at New Age Music Reviews and Write a Music Review.
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