The Hauntings of Cold Creek Hollow (Haunted Series Book 1)
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Little Mia Cooper’s ability to see the dead made her an outcast in her hometown. Several years later, she has finally managed to blend in, but her hard-won peace is threatened by the arrival of a bumbling team of paranormal investigators. Mia is drawn in reluctantly as an advisor on what, at first, seems to be a fairly straightforward case, only to discover that the Hollow has much more in store for her. An ancient evil is rising in Cold Creek Hollow. What begins as a ghost hunt will become a fight for survival.
and spat maggots at them. Mia watched and saw that the hag moved too fast for any containment. She wasn’t anchored to the earth by anybody. This gave Mia an idea. True, she only had tried it a few times, but as things were, she wasn’t going to live long enough to try it again. Mia put her mind in launch mode. She had a moment of dislocation, and she fell to the ground. Her mind kept moving upward. She thought hard in order to change her appearance. She faced the hag. “Look at me, old woman,” she
day’s work for the American housewife.” Whit introduced Gerald, Bev and Sabine. Sabine seemed a bit distracted and kept talking to herself. Whit opened the door for the group and whispered to his mother as she passed through, “I’ll explain everything later.” Sherry had been to the MoMA many times before, but this was her first time as a contributing artist. She moved restlessly in Sabine’s care. She pushed out of her body and surged upwards. Her new found freedom enabled her to speed
would be nice if someone cleaned it up. I think they would appreciate it,” she said dreamily. “They? What?” Whit was spellbound. “You mean the dead?” “That’s who you usually find around gravestones,” Mia said, sarcasm coloring her last few words. “Mia...” “As far as I can tell, everyone who is here or was here is fine. I don’t see them waking you up at night. No, there’s no one left here that will cause you too much of a problem.” Mia qualified, “As far as I know.” Whit breathed a sigh of
jonesing to get back to April’s and finish so we can move on to the next great haunt.” “I hear ya. I just wish that you guys never came here.” “Beg your pardon?” Burt asked, irritation filling his voice. Every part of her good sense said to back off, but Mia wasn’t listening to her good sense at that moment. “You guys roll in, stir up the place and leave us locals to clean up your mess after you leave...” “That’s not fair. April called us.” Burt pulled the phone away from his ear and stared
amazing lack of salt on the sills. “No salt?” “I feel safe because you’re here,” Mia said, bringing a plate of bacon to the table. “You want toast?” “Um, sure.” Burt tilted his head as he watched her in the small galley kitchen. “You’re awfully bouncy when you’re high.” “Really? I hadn’t noticed. Eggs?” “Are you fattening me up?” “Building you up. Sunnyside, over easy...” “Sunnyside, it goes with the day.” Burt opened the bottle and eased a dose out in his hand. “Are we going anywhere