Character Quotes from Death Comes to Call by Dellani Oakes


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Death Comes to Call is my current work in progress. It’s a bit different from me. Not only is the main character in her early seventies, it’s not specifically a romance, but will be more of a ghost story. I’m anxious to see where it will go.

Polly and her family are guests at Mrs. Hargrove’s antebellum home in Mississippi. Belle Chase was built before the Civil War and is said to be haunted, particularly by the plantation’s first owner.

The original land owners, not my kin, were brutal folks and they beat more than one poor soul to death.”

How dreadful! You haven’t seen them?” Bessie asked, wide eyed.

My great-granddaddy swore he’d seen the ghost of Ephraim Gage, the man who established the plantation, but he’d been sampling his bourbon.”

Ole Ephraim got hisself hung,” Jefferson said as he came back in with a…

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About dellanioakes

Dellani Oakes writes mostly romantic suspense novels, but she occasionally dives off the deep end into science fiction, fantasy or historical romance. When she isn't writing, she's editing, marketing or hosting her two Blog Talk Radio broadcasts: Dellani's Tea Time – every second Monday from 4-6 PM Eastern, or What's Write for Me – every fourth Wednesday from 4-6 PM Eastern, on Blog Talk Radio. Dellani's newest book, So Much It Hurts, from Tirgearr Publishing, is available now! Dellani can be found on Facebook, Twitter and her personal blog

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