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Darcy Coates Darcy Coates i(9443428 works by) (a.k.a. Darcie Coates)
Gender: Female
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Author of horror and suspense novels. In 2016, she was based on the NSW Central Coast.

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y separately published work icon The Haunting of Blackwood House Australia : Candlebreak , 2015 9444669 2015 single work novel horror

'Could you survive a week in a haunted house?

'Mara is the daughter of spiritualists. Her childhood was filled with séances, scam mediums and talk of ghostly presences.

'When Mara finally left her family’s home, she vowed she would never allow superstition or false religion into her life again. Now she’s ready to start over with her fiancé, Neil, in a world based on rationality and facts.

'But her past isn’t ready to let her go just yet.

'Mara and Neil purchase Blackwood House, a derelict property outside of town. They’re warned about strange occurrences in the crumbling building. Doors open by themselves, voices whisper in the night, bloody handprints appear on the walls, and cold spots linger in the basement, where the house’s original owner was murdered.

'But Blackwood was dirt-cheap and came with a large plot of overgrown land. Mara loves her new home, and disregards the warnings.

'Because ghosts aren’t real…

'…are they?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2015 shortlisted Australian Shadows Award Novel
y separately published work icon Ghost Camera Australia : Candlebreak , 2014 9444815 2014 single work novel horror

'When Jenine finds an abandoned Polaroid camera in a lighthouse, she takes a photo for fun. But there's something very, very wrong with the picture: it contains ghosts.

'Jenine and her best friend, Bree, realise the camera is capable of capturing the dead. But with each new photo taken, the spectres become more aware and more alert, and begin stalking the friends. Desperate, they seek the help of a paranormal researcher. But his news isn't good: they've meddled with a supernatural power far beyond their control, and the ghosts won't stop... not until Jenine and Bree are dead.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2014 nominated Australian Shadows Award Paul Haines Shadow Award for Long Fiction
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