What is Supernatural Suspense?

Since I write supernatural suspense, I thought I’d start today with a definition. “Paranormal or Supernatural thrillers bring in an otherworldly element, overlapping the ‘horror’ genre, though usually in a restrained fashion. Often the hero and/or villain has (or at least claims) some psychic ability. Umberto Eco’s novel Foucault’s Pendulum is fantastically complex, and touches … Read more

Why I Write About the Supernatural

The short answer is because I like literature that includes the paranormal or the supernatural. From Henry James’  The Turn of the Screw to Steven King or Anne Rice: they are the books I most enjoy. This used to embarrass me, because after all I have degrees in English lit from Stanford and Brown. However, … Read more