Misha Crews

Love stories about old houses and family secrets.

Seeing as how my latest novel, The Book of Forgotten Angels, is releasing today, I thought it might be fun to explore a little bit about the original novel, which inspired Mae and Levi’s quest through Angel River. The original Book of Forgotten Angels was written by Browning Weidler in 1899. Very little is known …

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Well, my friends, amazing as it seems, we’re about to release the fourth novel to be set in my fictional town of Angel River, Virginia. And since I’ve been spending so much time here in my imagination, I decided I’d like to write a few blog posts about it, too. I hope that sounds good …

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Three Thanskgivings ago, I was in California. It was the first holiday after my mother passed away. My family was all back east, and although I had some good friends living nearby, I decided to take the long weekend and treat myself to a road trip. When I reached San Luis Obispo, I went for a long walk. And when I returned to my hotel, I wrote a story. Recently I found the story again, and I was amazed at the loneliness and longing that infused every syllable. Did I really feel like that as I walked those streets, or was it just my writerly imagination?