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    By Midnight – Mia James

    “Prologue: Spitalfields, east London, 1887 She was dying. He could feel her life slipping away between his fingers. He had tried to ignore the signs, tried to pretend it was just the night cold making her face so white, but now as they paused in the pool of gaslight he could see the grey circles under her eyes and the dark blood on her lips” When Aprils father loses his high-flying journalist job in Edinburgh and takes a job on the Highgate “local-rag”, he uproots April and her mother and moves them to London. At such short notice there was only one school place available nearby and April starts mid-term at…

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    Guest Post: Mia James’ “Creepy Movie List”

    Please allow me to introduce the lovely Mia James, author of the Ravenwood series, to my blog to talk about the movies that really give her the shivers…  *** It’s easy to find horror movies – my local Blockbuster has a whole rack devoted to them – it’s even easy to find vampire movies (although not so easy to find good ones!), but creepy movies are much harder to track down.I’m talking about genuinely unsettling, creepy movies that really stay with you and give you the shivers when you turn off the lights, not the ones awash with blood – anyone can chuck fake blood! When I was writing By…