December 27, 2016

When I woke this morning, I thought I’d dreamt the heartbreaking events of yesterday. The reprieve from my grief lasted only a moment before reality crushed my hope.

My dear friend, Deborah Osment, passed away. It breaks my heart to think of such a tender spirit dying a...

December 26, 2016

*This post originally appeared on the "I Smell Sheep" blog at

Recipe for Tessa's men


One Nunnehi Bodyguard – (Nunnehi is a Cherokee Fae for you Northern Folks)

  • Chiseled features

  • Muscles to die for

  • Dark soulful eyes

  • ...

December 20, 2016

Born and raised in the south. I learned some valuable lessons.

1.   When your grandmother sends you outside to pick a switch, don’t choose one that’ll break. She’ll be even madder if she has to go get one herself.

2.   In the summer, keep your flip-flops on until you rea...

December 17, 2016

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Two amazing men. A serial killer. A Christmas to remember.

Tessa Lamar is dreading her first Christmas without her beloved grandfather. They say the holiday season brings out the best and the worst in people. This year, it’s br...

December 15, 2016

Me & my Uncle Charlie

I had no idea what I signed up for when I decided to write these stories in which some of the characters and parts of the story come from my childhood memories.

To protect the guilty, or to maintain some mystery, I won’t tell you which of the events...

December 12, 2016

Hi, I’m Kathryn M. Hearst, or Kate, and the author of “Twelve Spirits of Christmas,” Book 2 in the Tessa Lamar Novels, a paranormal romance series with a Southern twist. I’m also a self-proclaimed nerd. When the Harts asked me to write a post about what it means to be...

December 7, 2016

Twelve Spirits of Christmas
Two amazing men. A serial killer. A Christmas to remember.

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December 6, 2016

I was born and raised in rural Florida—think down-home country, not Metro-Miami. I have a soft spot for honest to goodness Southern men. I don’t know if there’s something in the water, or it’s because these boys were raised by Southern women, but these men walk the lin...

November 15, 2016

Readers often ask me, “Are the characters in your books vampires?”

Early on, the question surprised me, though it shouldn’t have. I started writing “Feast of the Epiphany” as a vampire novel years ago and put it away in favor of being an adult. Needless to say, the adul...

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