(The estimated reading time for this is 3 minutes)The following is an excerpt from Hell Gate by Elizabeth Massie, now available in paperback and Kindle editions.   ONE   June 1901   The woods were vicious, uneven, with a ground-level tapestry of jagged stones, briars, and saplings that caught her legs, causing her to stumble. […]
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Elizabeth Massie is a Bram Stoker Award- and Scribe Award-winning author of novels, short fiction, media-tie ins, poetry, and nonfiction. Her novels, novelizations, and short story collections for adults include Sineater, Hell Gate, Desper Hollow, Wire Mesh Mothers, Welcome Back to the Night, Twisted Branch (under the pseudonym Chris Blaine), Homeplace, Naked On the Edge, Afraid, The Fear Report, The Tudors: King Takes Queen, The Tudors: Thy Will Be Done, Dark Shadows: Dreams of the Dark (co-authored with Mark Rainey), Versailles, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Power of Persuasion, and more. She is also author of the Ameri-Scares series of spooky novels for middle grade readers and the Young Founders series of historical novels for young adults. She’s currently at work on a new young adult horror novel, The House at Wyndham Strand and the fourth installment of her Silver Slut superhero serial. Massie spends her spare time knitting, geocaching, managing Hand to Hand Vision (a charity project), and staring mindlessly into space. She lives in the Shenandoah Valley with her husband, illustrator and theremin-player Cortney Skinner.