Elizabeth Massie, a ninth generation Virginian, has been writing professionally since 1984. Many of her works are in the horror/suspense genre (Sineater, Hell Gate, Desper Hollow, Wire Mesh Mothers, Homeplace, Afraid, and more), but she also writes mainstream fiction (Homegrown), media tie ins (The Tudors, Versailles, Dark Shadows), educational materials, and poetry (Night Benedictions). Her first novel, Sineater, won the Bram Stoker Award. Her Tudors novelization (season 3) won the Scribe award. She is currently working on Ameri-Scares (Crossroad Press) a 50 novel series of spooky books for middle grade readers (age 8-12), as well as new novels and short works for adults.