Shivers and Sighs Week: Interview: Seressia Glass

Today, we sit down with African-American paranormal romance author Seressia Glass. We reviewed the first novel in her Shadowchasers series, Shadow Blade, last year. Its sequel, Shadow Chase, came out in the summer and the third book, Shadow Fall, is due out this July from Simon&Schuster.

IFP: How did you get started as a writer? Why paranormal romance?

SG: I’ve been writing since I was a child – a bit of Dick and Jane fan fiction, …

IFPShivers and Sighs Week: Interview: Seressia Glass

Angels and Demons Week: Review: Cabin in the Sky (1943)

By Paula R. Stiles

Cabin in the Sky (1943). Director: Vincent Minnelli. Cast: Ethel Waters, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson and Lena Horne.

Good-natured Little Joe Jackson (Anderson) is a slothful gambler who embodies all of the deadly sins, save maybe Wrath. His saintly wife Petunia (Waters) has wrestled him into repentance in the opening moments of the film, but he has a relapse and slips out of church to run off to the local gambling house, instead. There, he gets shot …

Paula R. StilesAngels and Demons Week: Review: Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Review: African-American Paranormal Romance, Part 2: The Thirteenth

By Paula R. Stiles

Banks, L.A. The Thirteenth. New York: St. Martin’s Paperbacks, 2010 (originally published in 2009). 309pp. $7.99 USD, $9.99 CDN. ISBN: 978-0-312-94916.

The Thirteenth is apocalyptic dark fantasy set in the End Times. The African-American and Hispanic heroes are the Neteru Guardian team, a strike force that works directly for Heaven. In this book, they’re on the run after their enemies in Hell successfully put the blame for a battle with demons in the previous book …

IFPReview: African-American Paranormal Romance, Part 2: The Thirteenth

Review: African-American Paranormal Romance, Part 1: Shadow Blade

Paula R. Stiles

Glass, Seressia. Shadow Blade. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010. $7.99 USD, $9.99 CDN. ISBN: 978-1-4391-5679-7.

February is Black History Month and we’re also celebrating Valentine’s Day all week, starting today. So, we’re going to kick off with some African-American paranormal romance. Today, tomorrow and Tuesday, I’ll be reviewing two novels and a short story by three different authors, including some links to other authors. There isn’t a whole lot of African-American paranormal romance out …

IFPReview: African-American Paranormal Romance, Part 1: Shadow Blade