• majankaverstraete@gmail.com
  • Belgium, Europe

Real Haunted Houses: Thornewood Castle

The Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, Washington, is a beautiful, romantic, sprawling castle that is ideal for weddings and other parties. Although by all means extaordinary, the castle is also supposedly haunted. The castle of Thornewood was used as a set for Stephen King’s horror movie “Rose Red”. The History Built by Chester Thorne, one of the founders of the Port […]

Real Haunted Houses: Croke-Patterson Mansion

The Croke-Patterson Mansion can be found at 420 E. Eleventh Avenue in Denver. Today, it’s a hotel, but it was home to Senator Thomas Macdonald Patterson once. The house looks pretty much like a castle, but apart from an architectural marble, it’s supposedly very haunted as well. Thomas Croke The first owner of the mansion was Thomas Croke. Born in […]

Real Haunted Houses: Bliss Mansion

The Bliss Mansion can be found on 710 West Robinson Street in Carson City, Nevada. The house looks quite peaceful from the outside – but on the inside, the place is supposedly pretty haunted. The History A three-story house completed in 1879, the Bliss Mansion was built by millionaire Duane L. Bliss. With fifteen rooms and built in an “Italianate […]

Real Haunted Houses: Winchester Mystery House

Considering I just watched a movie about the Winchester Mystery House, aptly named Winchester, I decided I had no choice but to write about this house this week. I’ve been avoiding the Winchester Mystery House for a while because it’s just so well-known, and I’d like to focus on less well-known ghost stories for my haunted mansions series. Either way, […]

Ghost Slayer Release Day!

Ghost Slayer is now available for $0.99! Amazon: https://goo.gl/xxkTLs Kobo: https://goo.gl/88yUwK Nook: https://goo.gl/xUMZzn Add to Goodreads: https://goo.gl/ETFPj5 Twenty-one-year-old Kaelyn has spent half her life hunting ghosts and killing them. But she’s not like the other ghost hunters who have to rely on spells and curses to banish ghosts back to where they came from, hoping that they don’t come back. […]

Real Haunted Houses: House of Death

With a name as “House of Death”, you have to do a lot to live up to the expectations. Fortunately, or perhaps unfortunately, the “House of Death” in New York City, located on 14 West 10th Street, has no trouble living up to these expectations. History Built in the late 1850s, the brownstone saw its share of famous people passing by, including […]

Real Haunted Houses: The Pink Palace

You can’t miss The Pink Palace. Mainly because, as its name suggests, it’s completely pink. The house can be found on the southern end of St. James Court in Louisville, a street with Victorian mansions lining left and right and with a beautiful park area. The History Looking at the architecture of this pink three-story Victorian mansion, it has reminiscents […]

Real Haunted Houses: Cedar Grove Mansion

The Cedar Grove Mansion located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, is a striking antebellum mansion that has, unfortunately, seen its fair share of tragedy. The History The house was originally built by John Alexander Klein, an intelligent young man who made his fortune in banking, cotton and lumber. In 1840, he commissioned the built of the house while courting Elizabeth Bartley Day. […]

Thunderclap Campaign for Ghost Slayer

My publisher has set up a Thunderclap campaign for my upcoming release, Ghost Slayer. For a limited itme, Ghost Slayer is available for just $0.99 as a pre-order deal. The Thunderclap campaign, however, could use some report as it’s currently stuck at 164 out of 250 supported… If you’re not familiar with Thunderclap, you can support by allowing Thunderclap to […]