SPOTLIGHT ON: Pamela Turner


How did you get involved in the upcoming Imaginarium convention?

I met Stephen Zimmer through two Sisters in Crime members, and became involved with the Fandom Fest Literary Track, which led to Imaginarium.


What is your latest release and what genre is it?

The Ripper’s Daughter – paranormal historical mystery

 Ripper Front

Quick description of it.

A former detective inspector turned vampire must stop Jack the Ripper and his homicidal daughter before a friend is murdered and a forbidden love revealed.


Something unique about it.

Features a vampire who needs to have his vampiric partner drink his blood or he’ll die. 


Links for people to buy it.


Barnes & Noble

BlackWyrm Publishing


Your promo links.

Haunted Dreams, Dark Destinies (Author Site)

Darkling Delights (Blog)

Twitter: @PamelaTurner

FaceBook Author Page



Your short Bio.

Pamela Turner drinks too much coffee, and wishes she could write perfect first drafts. Influenced by shows like Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Thriller, and Twilight Zone, she writes paranormal suspense. Publications include the short novels Death Sword, a finalist in the Chanticleer Book Reviews’ Blue Ribbon Paranormal Awards 2013, Exterminating Angel (both from Lyrical Press), and The Ripper’s Daughter (BlackWyrm Publishing). She’s published the following short stories: “It’s in Your Blood” (Bites – Ten Tales of Vampires), “Family Heirloom” (Scared – Ten Tales of Horror), “The May Lady Vanishes” (Beltane – Ten Tales of Witchcraft), “Obsession” (Spells – Ten Tales of Magic), and “The Murder Window” (Dragons – Ten Tales of Fiery Beasts). Her short, dark suspense story, “Family Tradition” (MuseItUp Publishing), was a finalist in the EPIC 2014 EBook Awards, and her short screenplay “Cemetery” placed second in The Writers Place Short/Teleplay screenplay competition. She’s a member of RWA, Sisters in Crime, EPIC, and a supporting member of HWA. Besides coffee, she likes cats, cemeteries, and old abandoned buildings. You can find her at    



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