"Bliss House, with its blood-stained history of madness and murder, would scare off most potential buyers in Benedict’s creepy, solidly crafted supernatural suspense novel. Lines between fact and fantastic, past and present, increasingly blur…the final revelation hits horrifyingly close to home for Rainey.” —Publishers Weekly

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"In Bliss House, Laura Benedict has written just the type of novel I love to read: A ghost story replete with good and evil, the past and present colliding, and compelling characters to root for. It is a story that grabs you by the throat and heart and won't let go.” —Erica Spindler, New York Times bestselling author of Justice for Sara and Watch Me Die

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“I've longed for this book—an intelligent haunted house story with twists and turns. Laura Benedict is an author to watch. Bliss House edges Benedict firmly into Shirley Jackson territory with this rich, evocative novel about the power of blood to corrupt.” —Carolyn Haines, winner of the Harper Lee Award, author of The Darkling and The Seeker (writing as R. B. Chesterton)

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“Benedict's writing is lush and seamless, catapulting the reader into the gripping story from the opening line and holding them, taut and breathless, to the very last. You do not want to miss Bliss House. It's a compulsively readable tour de force from a wonderful writer.” —J. T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of When Shadows Fall

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Notes from the Handbasket

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      This is probably one of those blogs I shouldn't write, but impulsivity and I are old, old friends. (Remember that time I decided to wear only clothes from Wal-Mart for a year? Yeah.) I get a lot of very generous feedback about my writing. Some of it in the form … [Read More...]