The Perfect Book For October! The Haunted Hillerman House

Do you love romances? Do you love murder mysteries? How about a combination of the two? If you are nodding your head yes, then I have the PERFECT book for you!

 The Haunted Hillerman House.

The Haunted Hillerman House

You will be sucked in from the moment you start reading. You literally cannot put it down, and if for some reason you have to, it’s all you can think about.

It is by the author Shannon Bailey. She writes a lot of historical romances. I am a huge fan of hers, and own all of her books. They are all amazing, but I have to say, this one is my absolute favorite! I’ve read this book too many times to count.

One of my favorite things about this book, is that it’s perfect for any age. It’s kept very clean, which is a rare treat now-a-days. Yes, it is a tale of romance but, Mrs. Bailey doesn’t take it too far.

It starts off with our heroine Sela Whitley coming home for a relaxing family visit over Halloween. Her mom is filling her in with the latest town gossip when she mentions that a mystery man has bought the terrifying Haunted Hillerman House. The house that has a tragic past filled with love and murder. When Sela goes to introduce herself, the last thing she expects to find is the incredibly handsome James Stanford. As a relationship blooms between Sela and James, they began to uncover the mystery behind the haunted Hillerman house.

That’s all I’m going to say. I really, really encourage you to read this book. It is a pretty quick read being only 216 pages and is truly a great, mesmerizing story. You instantly fall in love with the characters and are eager to find out the mystery along with Sela and James.


If you don’t own it yet, get your copy today! Below is a link.

Have you read this book? What did you think of it?




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6 Scariest Haunted Houses in America

As everyone knows I am a HUGE fan of Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday, and I love celebrating it from the moment October arrives. And what better way to celebrate Halloween then with Haunted Houses!

I have been going to haunted houses and haunted corn mazes since I can remember. Of course when I was younger, the haunted houses I visited were appropriate for children, but as I got older, the scarier they became. For me, the best haunted houses and haunted corn mazes are in Illinois. My family grew up in Illinois and we try to go back to visit as often as we can. We generally make those visits during…you guessed it, October. The amount of detail that goes into these haunted houses/haunted corn mazes is phenomenal! 

So, as you might have guessed it, this blog post is a guide to the scariest haunted houses this year! Hopefully there is one near you that you can go and enjoy!

6 Scariest Haunted Houses In America:
#1. 13th Floor Haunted House- Denver, Colorado


So glad to see that my home state has made the list of scariest haunted houses! From what I hear, this place is terrifying. I can not attest to that, as I have been to much of a chicken shit to go in!

This is a multi-story haunted house that people who are brave enough, must navigate through to get out of! This year they have three new attractions: The Slasher Remix, Undead Abominations, and Cursed: The Ritual. From what I hear the costumes and attention to detail is AMAZING! For more details and ticket pricing visit

#2. House of Torment- Austin, Texas


House of Torment is a nationally recognized haunted house. They are consistently recognized as one of the nation’s top haunted houses due to their top production value, and creativity. This year they have moved to a new location that is 2x bigger than their previous, bringing that to a total of 40,000 square feet! Just more room to scare you with!

They have three new attractions this year: Dawn of Evil featuring insatiable, voracious, maniacal zombies that are in search of food after a catastrophic virus has broken loose. The Frenzy featuring the most demented nightmares from the human psyche, and Graveside Manor which features an abandoned manor that holds many secrets, and possibly a ghost. 

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#3. 13th Gate- Baton Rouge, Louisiana


The 13th Gate is another haunted house that is nationally recognized as one of the top haunted attractions year after year. They are known for their extreme ultra-realism and extreme attention to detail.

This haunted house is ready to terrify you out of your wits with their real snake infested swamp, claustrophobic cellars, hidden subterranean passages and a prehistoric ice cave. New this year, is a sewer littered with the bodies of the victims of  Jack The Ripper. Guests must make their way through the flooded sewer to the end of a long train tunnel before the ghost trains make their appearance.

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#4. Headless Horseman’s Hayrides and Haunted Houses – Ulster Park, New York


The Headless Horseman has it all! Starting with a 250-year-old farm that has over 60 acres of naturally landscaped property that includes foreboding woods, surreal ponds, fruit orchards and more. Each Halloween season the theme changes, but still brings a unique, immersive experience. The Headless Horseman features: a theatrical one-mile hay ride, a corn maze, seven haunted attractions, and four gift shops!

Be sure to catch Two Raven’s Manor that features skilled stunt actors and a magic-illusion side-show starring Ryan Dutcher.

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#5. The Bates Motel – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Scariest Haunted Houses

Be sure to come check out Bates Motel. As you creep through this show, you see levitating spirits, floor boards that come alive, pictures that follow you, and incredible, custom animatronic props that you will not see anywhere else. Also, the actors there at the Bates Motel interact with you on a personal level. They do say that they have something new for this year, but you’ll have to go to find out what!

Another goodie features at the Bates Motel is a haunted corn maze! This year they are featuring a new theme…The Revenge Of The Scarecrow!

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#6. The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, Ohio

Scariest Haunted Houses

This is one of the coolest haunted houses out there. The Dent Schoolhouse takes place in an actual haunted schoolhouse from the 1800’s, and follows the legend of the murderous janitor Charlie. The theme for the Dent Schoolhouse is during Halloween in the 1950’s.

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There is six of the scariest haunted house in America this year! There are TONS more, but I would be here all day if I didn’t end the list some where. So get out there and start visiting some of these places! Halloween is in 25 days!