Krista is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she majored in Media Arts and Design.
After graduation, she relocated to Southern California and worked for several years as a script supervisor on numerous independent films. After growing tired of fifteen-hour days, she moved to television, and now works as a story producer on The Amazing Race.
Krista currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband. She is the co-creator of ScriptsandScribes.com and is working on an historical young adult novel. When not writing or reading, she can be found watching Mad Men and the Food Network, attempting to cook, and planning to work out.
In this collection of three short stories, people's lives take drastic turns when their dark pasts come barreling into the present.
COLD – A diner robbery quickly turns disastrous for a young meth addict.
BROTHER’S KEEPER – A high school student makes a horrifying discovery near his house.
NASSAU – A suburban family man receives an unsettling gift from someone he's worked hard to forget.
After her mother's suicide in 1870, Marie Lancater is sent to live with her aunt and uncle on their Rhode Island estate. Even in mourning she must always remain calm and well-mannered, as her future and marriage prospects would fall to pieces if society believed she was prone to madness like her mother. And she manages well enough – until the strange man begins appearing beneath her window.
Brooke writes "LEAVE THIS PAGE BLANK" on the inside of her yearbook so her best friend has a place to sign. But someone else writes there first. The handwriting is bizarre and unrecognizable, and instead of well-wishes for the upcoming summer, the message contains a creepy warning. Brooke wants to believe it's all a joke... but her growing sense of dread is making her think otherwise.