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#atozchallenge - Q is for Qiqirin, prowling the North

He prowls the North, spreading madness.

The Qiqirin spirit hardly seems worthy of attention at first. Skittish and seemingly foolish, this mostly bald dog spirit seems harmless enough.  94 more words


#atozchallenge - P is for Penanggalan, a sickening sight

They devour the young in their quest for flesh and blood.

She may appear as a beautiful woman in the day, but you won’t be admiring a Penanggalan by night. 100 more words


Vanities by Gail Z. Martin

Vanities ( A Deadly Curiosities Adventure) by Gail Z. Martin

This was amazing.  The first full novel in the Deadly Cruiosities series comes out June 25th.   432 more words

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#atozchallenge - O is for Obayifo, an African Vampire

Infected by evil, it seeks the blood of the innocent.

An Obayifo is a living man or woman possessed by a vampiric spirit. They walk around West African villages by day, looking no different from any other villager. 92 more words


#atozchallenge - N is for Nu Gui, a woman scorned

She seeks vengeance for the wrongs of her life.

Nu gui are the ghosts of women who committed suicide, especially those who were wronged or abused while alive. 82 more words


#atozchallenge - M is for Mara, the original nightmare

She rides your chest as you sleep, darkening your dreams.

The mara are wraiths who brought terrible dreams across the Scandinavian and Germanic lands. They came into bedrooms through keyholes and the cracks under doors to sit upon the chest of a sleeper. 63 more words


#atozchallenge - L is for Lady Midday, striking at noon

She seeks you in the heat of noon.

Slavic legends tell of Lady Midday, under various names such as Pscipolnista, Poludnica, or Polednice. This lady’s M.O. 109 more words