Experiencing the Supernatural
by Susan Berliner, author of The Disappearance, Peachwood Lake, and Dust
I'm the author of supernatural thrillers, but of course I'm not like Allison DuBois, the clairvoyant character of the former TV show, "Medium," who solved crimes by teaming up with the Phoenix, Arizona district attorney and with dead people. And, although I live in New York, I'm also nothing like Theresa Caputo, the likeable psychic star of the current TLC hit reality series, "Long Island Medium," who relays messages from departed souls to appreciative relatives. However, during my career as a novelist, I have had two weird, albeit not psychic, book-related experiences.
In June, 2010, I had a book signing for my first novel, DUST, at a small café in Somers, NY. Just when I arrived, the electricity went off. There was still no power two hours later when the café owner escorted me to the restroom in the back of the restaurant. Out of habit, IRead More »from Experiencing the Supernatural by Susan Berliner, Author of 'The Disappearance