Friday, October 28, 2011

Guest Blog and Giveaway with Fiona Dodwell

As it's so close to Halloween, I thought the subjects of ghosts and hauntings would be at the front of most people's minds. It's a time when we're allowed, with a smile, to indulge ourselves with the dark and sinister side of life, and I thought it'd be a perfect time to share a small slice of my new release - Obsessed. A story about the haunting of a man who committed suicide, Obsessed is a troubling, dark read.

If you read the extract and find yourself wanting more, please leave your name and address in the comment box, and I will select two people to send a Ebook copy to for this coming Halloween!



He waited there, patiently staring towards the rising sun. He
enjoyed the warmth that caressed his flesh, the light that painted
the world around him with its yellow and amber glows. There were
people around him, people waiting to go places, people waiting to
live, but he was not a part of that. He was no longer one of them.

He could hear the faint sound of the train in the distance as it
approached the station platform, and he braced himself, a smile
curling the tips of his lips. Now was the time. Now was his time.
He took a small step forward, peering past the others lining the
platform edge and watched as the train sped toward them. It was
fast. This one was not going to stop.

This is the one, just as I expected. The right time had come.


Without thinking another thought—all reason and expectation
dimmed and forgotten—he stepped forward until his toes
were tipped over the edge of the platform. A hand behind him,
probably from a concerned pedestrian, reached out to pull him
back, but he shrugged the contact off. It disgusted him.

It had to be this way. It was always going to be this way.

The screech of the approaching train filled the air like the wail
of a wounded animal, and he leaped forward—his body slamming
against the front of the moving train.

In those dark, shadowy moments—before the blood came and
the organs loosened from the flesh they were once cocooned by—
he had looked up. He had seen him. Their eyes had met. They had

This was only the beginning. This was never the end.

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Good luck with entering the draw!

by Fiona Dodwell

eBook ISBN: 9781615724864
Genre: Horror
Sub Genre: Supernatural
Novel of 63000 words
Sex rating: 1
Violence rating: 1
Edited by Andrea Heacock-Reyes
Cover Artwork by Dawné Dominique
Print ISBN: 9781615724871


James Barker thinks he has it all, until one fateful morning he witnesses a gruesome suicide.

Haunted by the death, James seeks therapy for post-traumatic stress. Finding that the answers he seeks don’t lie in the therapist's office, James embarks on a journey.

Who was this man, and why did he kill himself?

Now haunted by visions of the dead man in his home and in his nightmares, James begins to wonder if he is losing his mind. Surely the dead can’t return?

As his obsession spirals out of control, James uncovers the terrifying truth of the stranger who died at his own hands.

Soon he realises that his life may be in danger – as well as the lives of those he loves.

Author Bio:
Fiona Dodwell lives in the UK with her husband. She works part-time for a care charity, and enjoys writing horror. Her love of all things dark began when she was a child, and found a battered copy of Stephen King's Pet Cemetery in the house. Since then, her passion has grown. Fiona enjoys writing short stories, novellas and novels, and her first two published novels - The Banishing and Obsessed - are both now available in eBook and paperback formats. Her third novel - The Shift - has been contracted for release in 2013 with publisher Double Dragon Publishing. You can find out more about the author at her website:


BJ said...

Looks awesome creepy but awesome!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Debby said...

Wow fits right in with the season. Thanks so much
debby236 at gmail dot com

Patsy said...

What an eerie, creepy sounding book! I have to read it! Thank you for the chance to win it.

Tore said...

Sounds scary. Please enter me in contest.