Here at Booked & Loaded I am getting increasingly excited about Halloween! How about you? I was so thrilled to get to be part of this super spooky ghost adventure with Mark Tufo’s Haunted Blog Tour! Make sure you check out the complete post to figure out the answer to the giveaway question! (how much fun is this!?!)
Hello fellow ghosts and ghoul hunters! Welcome to Mark Tufo’s Haunted Blog Tour. The Haunted Blog Tour will be a ten day chill fest that will take you from one Haunted Blog to another! Today is the fourth day of our Haunted Blog Tour…our host for this adventure, THE SPIRIT CLEARING’s Michael Talbot. Along the tour you will have a chance to win Michael’s twisted story along with some other exciting prizes (cue dramatic music…over $200 in great prizes)! At our last stop via Librarian Mouse we entered the freaky penitentiary to begin this haunted adventure and now it is time to go even further with Michael Talbot our host for this Haunted Blog Tour! Let us see how things are going …
“Well let’s get this show on the road.” I said. “Jed lead the way.” Mostly because he had the flashlight, partly because he had the map and knew the way and thirdly he was the lead man and would announce danger before it got back to the main part of the group. I could only hope it wouldn’t involve, multiple screams and cries for help.
Small Shirt Sam was next. Peppy Pete kept trying for the front but his mother was holding him back and in front of her. It looked to me like she was using him as a shield. My gut told me we were in for a whirlwind of a night so I took a quick stock of my traveling companions, who would be chafe, and who would be helpful.
There was Jed, his wife and me, definitely on the plus side. Small Shirt and his wife. He was a plus if we ran into werewolves or zombies as it would take them a long time to eat him. There was Pete and his mom. That was a split down the middle. Goth and her servant (I mean husband) double negative. Three college aged guys, probably from a frat, they looked like they’d been drinking since the start of the school year. And a female who I hadn’t got a clear look at since I’d walked into the place. I didn’t remember her from the front of the building but then I hadn’t been really looking at the group.
For some reason her back was always towards the group, even when she was off to the side, she gave me an uneasy feeling but I attributed that to the building itself.
“Well we’re here!” Jed said excitedly, “I heard there’s a lot of activity in this area.”
The last time I’d been that excited about getting somewhere it had involved getting on Spinning Teacups and I was seven.
“Where’s Alan?” Goth women asked in a demanding tone. She was looking at me like I helped him escape from her clutches. “This isn’t funny! Alan you get out here or I’ll never allow you to paint my toenails again!”
The three frat boys did something I wished I could and busted out laughing.
“Something’s coming!” Jed shrieked, uncharacteristically. At least I think it was uncharacteristic, he didn’t look like the type that was prone to fits.
We all could hear heavy footfalls running towards us.
“Alan?” Goth asked questioningly.
But it wasn’t Alan unless he had got past Jed by fifty yards, gained 100 pounds and was now wearing heavy boots as he tore through the shadows unaided by light.
Jed was backing up, as were we all. His light was pointed towards the noise wavering slightly. I was glad I wasn’t holding the light, it would have been moving as if a crack head standing on Jell-O was holding it.
My back hit a wall, there was nowhere else to go, the rest of the group huddled around. We were about as close as we could get without calling it a Roman Orgy. The footfalls were getting louder and closer.
“Alan?” Goth whispered quietly.
~~ABOUT THE AUTHOR~~
Mark Tufo is the author of several books, including Indian Hill, Indian Hill 2: Reckoning, and Timothy. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corp. Mark lives in Maine with his wife, three kids and two English bulldogs. You can find Mark at:
~~ABOUT THE BOOK~~
THE SPIRIT CLEARING
After a horrific accident Mike wakes to find himself blind in one eye. He now sees things that others can’t and nobody will listen to him.
That is until he meets Jandilyn Hollow. Will she be able to pull him out of the depths of his despair?
Can love transcend even death?
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 9/1/2012
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**Today’s Question is: What is Goth’s husband’s name?**
1. Booked & Loaded Giveaway is one ebook copy of The Spirit Cleaning by Mark Tufo.
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2. Grand Prize for Tour – $50.00 Amazon Gift Card & The Zombie Fallout Audio Book Set
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3. 1st Prize for Tour – The Zombie Fallout series on ebook.
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**This giveaway ends October 31st, 2012 at 11:59 pm CST and the winner will be announced on Facebook, emailed directly, and has 7 days to respond.
The Haunted Book Tour will run until from October 22nd, 2012 – October 31, 2012, so don’t forget to check out the below stops!!10/22 Book Me! 10/23 Bending The Spine 10/24 Librarian Mouse 10/25 Booked & Loaded 10/26 BookSpark 10/27 Romancing the Darkside 10/28 Books Are Magic 10/29 The Happy Booker 10/30 BookHounds 10/31 Unabridged Bookshelf You can also check out Mark’s other series The Zombie Fallout!