Kathryn Louise Wood

About me

I am an author of historical fiction with supernatural and/or science fiction twists. I love researching the eras of which I write and enjoy sharing some of my discoveries on my blog.
My first novel, Sea Snow- the gentle haunting of a 19th century lighthouse, is the journal of a young lighthouse keeper’s bride in which she records the daily joys and challenges of her new life at the turn of the 20th century as well as the other-worldly events that unlock the secrets haunting the Massachusetts lighthouse and the nearby village. http://seasnowhauntedlighthouse.com/
I am currently writing the first novel in my new Young Adult series, Time Shadow, about a 16 year old girl from Edenton, North Carolina who is launched into the past to solve a 300 year old murder mystery with repercussions affecting not only her own future happiness but the fate of the entire planet.
My dear husband and I live with our 2 dogs in a tiny old cottage sagging with books and quirky charm in Edenton, NC.

From my website

300 Years of Haunted Edenton...taking the Ghost Walk in my hometown

Edenton's 1767 Courthouse (photo by K.L. Wood)When you live in a town which is over 300 years old with many homes continuously occupied since the 1700s you have to expect there to be a few hauntings…or at least stories of haunted houses and spectral visitations. This year, my family and…

In Praise of Pancakes...ancient food--timeless yumminess

The Pancake Bakery, 1560, by Pieter AertsenWith the welcome nip of autumn in the air, glowing orange displays of pumpkins in every American town and strewn throughout the countryside, often with a backdrop of dried cornstalks, I had a hankering for something corny, pumpkiny, and yummy. And, voila! I found…

Flowery Language...the secret code of flowers

Tansy"Tanacetum vulgare - harilik soolikarohi Keilas2" by Ivar Leidus  Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike President Theodore Roosevelt once famously proclaimed, “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” But if Teddy knew the language of flowers he might have said, “Speak softly and carry a big Tansy!” Tansy flowers…

 
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