Author Archives: lizajonathan

The Truth behind Wrecking Christmas

I’m a certified Christmas-a-holic. I love everything about the holiday. The twinkly lights. The fattening food. The mystery of the presents under the tree. And of course, the cookies. I’ve been more than lucky. My Christmases as a child were idyllic and even today, as a happily married wife and mother, I tend to meet […]

Why I Write Paranormal Romances

As I’ve been telling people about my new career in writing, and explaining to them what I’m writing, I often get a lot of funny looks. Why write a romance with magic, creatures, ghosts, and visions? Why not just write a nice sweet contemporary romance? The simple answer would be because I can. And because […]

The St. James Court Art Show. Yeah, It Really Is That Cool.

There’s a reason I set the biggest scene in my first novel at the St. James. It really is that cool. And on the first weekend in October, there’s not a place on earth I’d rather be. I love walking among the neighborhood’s incredible Victorian mansions, breathing in the crisp fall air, redolent with the […]

Mr. Conrad, the Widows, and the Persistent Haunting of the Conrad-Caldwell House

Well his name is on the door, after all. Who could blame Mr. Conrad for coming back home? The Conrad-Caldwell house is one of the jewels of Old Louisville’s extraordinary neighborhood, St. James Court. So much so, in fact, that the neighborhood made it into a museum for the public. They have since filled it […]

Are There Really Ghosts at the Seelbach Hotel?

Yes, Virginia, there have been numerous documented sightings of ghosts at the Seelbach Hotel, Louisville’s grand historic downtown hotel. It’s been around since the mid 1800s, so, it stands to reason. If there really is such a thing as ghosts, and I have the misfortune of dying and becoming one, I would make a beeline […]