Trials of a Lonely Specter #rainbowsnippets #lgbtqia+ #ghoststory

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I have a cover! And today, Quinn would just rather go home…

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Quinn glanced behind them at the lonely driveway. He shivered when he saw the shadows creeping from under the trees. Shrubs overran the flowerbeds and weeds grew between the closely fitted flagstones of the walkway. He couldn’t understand why Liam always had to choose the scariest places to haunt.

“It’ll be darker inside,” he hinted to the apparition.


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A reluctant ghost at best, Quinn doesn’t like the haunts to which Liam takes him, always fearful of encountering a true medium in the paranormal groups investigating the houses, bent on seeing a ghost.

When Liam sets him up for such a meeting, Quinn breaks from him, not fully understanding the apparition’s cruelty. He’d thought they were friends. But despite his anger, when he believes Liam will go to the manor house without him, a house known to be haunted by a fearsome ghost, Quinn joins him, hoping to keep him from danger.

But it is Quinn himself who is in danger, not only from Betterford’s ghost, the mediums stalking him, but also from a secret Liam’s been keeping, making Quinn wonder if he’ll survive the longest haunt of his life.


About diannehartsock

Author of paranormal/suspense, fantasy/adventure, m/m romance and anything else that comes to mind. Oh, and a floral designer.
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16 Responses to Trials of a Lonely Specter #rainbowsnippets #lgbtqia+ #ghoststory

  1. P.T. Wyant says:

    I have to wonder just what ghosts are afraid of. (I really want to read this!)

  2. Ooo, quite the spine-tingling, intense snippet! (heart)

  3. smithandskarry1 says:

    Oh I’m so adoring this! – fancy a ghost choosing the scariest places to haunt? Tsk! – but I love that you’re showing the other side of coin -heart-

  4. jlmerrow says:

    Ooh, I love the whole premise of this! 🙂
    Do you have a release date?

  5. JLG says:

    This sounds so very interesting!

  6. I’m sort of worried about what a ghost might be afraid of.

  7. aldreaalien says:

    This place seems like it’s been haunted for a long while. Not sure if I want to know what makes a ghost nervous.

  8. janadenardo says:

    Loved the description in this. Curious to know what scares a ghost.

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