The closer she gets to unearthing the truth, the closer she comes to a hidden world of twisted secrets, insanity, and evil that refuses to die . . . Cusp of Night by @MaeClair1 #NewRelease #Suspense

The lovely Jacquie Biggar has opened her blog to me today to share Cusp of Night. Jacquie has an extremely active blog and is a wonderful friend. Please pop over and take a look at her wide collection of books. While you’re there, you may want to check out my post about “automatic writing,” a skill mediums used in the days of the Spiritualism movement. I found it fascinating!

Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

I’m super excited to have Mae Clair on the blog today celebrating the release of her new novel, Cusp of Night!

Thanks for hosting me on your blog today, Jacquie! I’ve been making the rounds with my newest release, Cusp of Night, a mystery / suspense novel with paranormal elements. Cusp of Night features two timelines—one set at the end of the 19th Century, with another in present day.

My main character in the past is a Spiritualist who becomes the toast of Philadelphia society. Her séances are well attended and she’s lauded in the newspapers as being genuine. “Sitters” who attend her sessions are treated to ghostly music, rapping sounds, table tilting, “spirit hands,” ectoplasm, and more. These were all typical elements of mediumistic practices at the time. While researching these and more, I found “automatic writings” to be particularly interesting.

Hand writing a letter with a goose feather

A medium performs automatic writing—without conscious…

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