Saturday, December 10, 2011
This wood engraving from J Cazotte's 1845 book, Le Diable Amoureux, entitled "The Nightmare".
"Mare" was the Old English word for "succubus". That's the demon that descends at night, landing on peoples' chests, suffocating them and causing bad dreams.
This is one of the facts told in BRITTLE, my Urban Fantasy available for purchase soon. Preview the first 5 chapters here . Keep watching this blog, or my author site , for details.