This week I was interviewed by The Pod Couple and indie videographer Jeff Carpenter about my new book The Haunting of Vancouver Island. The episode was made available today. If you’re interested in listening you can click on the link below or find it on iTunes. Continue reading
Posted in Bestiary, First Nations, Ghosts, Vancouver Island, Voices & Visionaries, Xtra: News and Reviews
Tagged Ghost, Haunted, Kanaka Pete, Newcastle Island, Sasquatch, Sea Serpent, Shanon Sinn, The Haunting of Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island
Bishop Seghers’ apparition is one of Vancouver Island’s most terrifying visages. He is said to appear in full priest attire, gliding across the cathedral’s floor from out of the shadows. Instead of a face, or hair, or flesh of any kind, however, the priest has a bare-boned smiling skull set upon his shoulders. Continue reading
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Tagged #FolkloreThursdays, Ghosts, Haunted, Haunted Vancouver Island, Shanon Sinn, Skull-Faced Bishop, The Haunting of Vancouver Island, TouchWood Editions, Vancouver Island, Victoria
“A wishing tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings. Such trees are identified as possessing a special religious or spiritual value. By tradition, believers make votive offerings in order to gain from that nature spirit, saint or goddess fulfillment of a wish.” – Wikipedia Contributors
The Haunting of Vancouver Island has officially been sent to print — and honestly, I couldn’t be happier with the finished product. The book will be released on October 10.
TouchWood Editions has turned my manuscript into something truly beautiful. The font is darkly spellbinding, the images have been carefully inserted, and the cover boldly captures the otherworldy spirit of the book. My mouth literally fell open the first time I saw it.
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Tagged Book Release, British Columbia, Chief James Swan, Ghost, Ghosts on Vancouver Island, Haunted, Haunted Vancouver Island, Haunting, Pete Kohut, Sean Enns, Shannon Sinn, Shanon Sinn, The Haunting of Vancouver Island, TouchWood Editions