Welcome, to the Hoodoo Halloween Blog Party, Day 1
If you stopped by earlier and added your link to the previous post, please add it to the comments in this post too. We don’t want to miss you!
Remember, you’re welcome to post your party on either day or on both days if you like. So when you are ready to make your rounds check both Saturday and Sunday’s posts for new additions.
There’s a crescent moon rising over St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. What’s that flickering behind the crypt? [Tweet this!]
Whew. Just a row of candles. Their reflected flames glitter off the offerings of faded Mardi Gras beads and bottles of beer. Let’s give our best wishes to voodoo queen, Marie Laveau, and follow the sound of music and laughter to Bourbon Street.
There’s a lovely little bar, Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, a low, brick building on the corner of Bourbon and St. Phillip Streets. It’s horribly haunted, of course. Is that the pirate, Jean Lafitte, quaffing a brew beside the jack-o-lantern at the bar?
While we’re here, let’s spice things up with a Bloody Mary, Creole style:
Drink up, enjoy the festivities, and thank you for joining me! But whatever you do, don’t say the name “Bloody Mary” three times and stare into a mirror. Just drink your drink.
About the Author
Kirsten Weiss is the author of Steam and Sensibility, a steampunk novel of suspense, and the Riga Hayworth series of paranormal mysteries: the urban fantasy, The Metaphysical Detective, The Alchemical Detective, The Shamanic Detective, The Infernal Detective and The Elemental Detective. Get her books on Amazon, Kobo, or Barnes & Noble. She’s currently working on book 6 in the Riga Hayworth series, The Hoodoo Detective.