a child she told or wrote stories, sang, and played guitar. As an adult
-- well, things haven?t changed all that much, except that the guitar
has been joined by harps and other instruments, and the stories have
gotten longer (and are told to a wider audience than nieces, nephews,
and teddy bears).
Fantasy, fairy tales, and horror stories have
always been a mainstay of Lee?s interests; that holds true now in both
writing and music, as she draws on traditional tunes for inspiration in
fiction and melody.
There are spirits afoot deep in the Ozark hills of Blackburn County, Arkansas. Things happen. Ghosts walk. Elemental creatures dance to the wild music of the rhythms of Nature. And those who've lived in the hills for generations can see them. But now there's activity of another kind ravaging the hills; bulldozers, chainsaws, and hunters of man and beast. As old-growth trees fall to developers, rivers are dammed, hollows are flooded, and residents are driven from land settled by their many-times-... more info>>
A haunting revived and set in motion by an obsessed producer's search for the truth of his family history reaches out to ensnare the cast of a revived play. As cast members face old ghosts, both their own and those bound to a century-old theater, love and jealousy clash as greed and fear drive the living and the dead alike. Producer Stan Richards, obsessed with his family history and his own drive for fame, resolves to find the truth about his great-grandfather in the Ozarks town where he perf... more info>>
Love and Darker Passions is a collection of provocative short stories by today's up-and-coming authors of dark, urban and Gothic fantasy. One man falls in love with an ancient monster, another becomes enchanted by a voice that drives him to a frenzy of self-punishment, and another can't understand three very odd days he's spending with his girlfriend. Award-winning author Karen Duvall sends a Millennial Alice through a very different looking glass, and acclaimed author Lee Barwood sends the Sigh... more info>>
The headlines are vicious--philandering husband murdered by mistress, who commits suicide. But the haunting is worse: Camilla Carthan, the widow, can't even grieve. Her husband betrayed her at every opportunity; now that he's dead, he won't leave her alone. Each night Tim returns in nightmares, with his dead mistress, looking even worse than he did on the morgue table and promising to stay with her forever. Though others knew him as vindictive and unfaithful, Camilla never saw the side of her hu... more info>>