Dana Michelle Burnett

Biography

Dana Michelle Burnett spent most of her life writing short stories and sharing them with family and friends. Over the years, her work was published in numerous commercial and literary magazines including Just Labs, Mindprints: A Literary Journal, Foliate Oak, and many more. Her short story John Lennon and the Chicken Holocaust was include in The Best of Foliate Oak 2006.

Dana Michelle's Spiritus Series introduced the idea of a ghostly romance and became a Kindle bestselling series. She's an avid reader of anything dark and romantic. Dana Michelle lives in Southern Indiana with her dancing diva daughter and an assortment of pets.

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Books

Gypsy Fairy Tale Box Set (Once, Far Away, and Ever After)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction
Are You Ready for the Magic? Are You Ready for the Fairy Tale? Now you can enjoy all three novellas in the Gypsy Fairy Tale Series! Dive into the mysterious world of the Irish Travellers that protect an ancient tribe of immortals. when their paths cross with a young woman struggling to make her way in the world, three fates change forever.
Ever After (Gypsy Fairy Tale Book Three)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction
Harmony has made her choice. It’s Kieran that she loves, it’s always been him, but to choose Kieran is to lose Alec forever. Is that too much to sacrifice? The time has come to take her place in the Tuatha De Danann and Irish Traveller community or say goodbye to them and Kieran for all eternity. No matter what her decision, her life will never be the same.
Possessed (A Spiritus Series Novel)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,010. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alastor truly believed that his life was over the night his wife Becca shot and killed him over a century ago, but now he has returned as a spirit to haunt the reincarnation of his traitorous, murdering wife. Why now? Why Becca after all this time?
Far Away (Gypsy Fairy Tale Book Two)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
Harmony Jacobson’s life changed forever when the Irish Travellers and Kieran came to Corydon Indiana. Now that they are gone, she tries to rebuild her life, but the ancient war between the Tuatha De Danann and the Mileans pulls her right back into Kieran’s magical world. Can she get to Kieran in time? Has she put her trust in the wrong person yet again?
Trail of Tears, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.
Spring, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
My mother named me Ama Ganugogv. It meant spring in Cherokee. Spring is the season for new beginnings and that is what I was to my mother. I symbolized her fresh start in the white world far away from the mountains of North Carolina where the rest of her family still lived. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Shame, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Past the Front Door, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
No one has the perfect childhood, but Rose has a childhood that borders bizarre. She struggles to come of age in the shadows of her Native American heritage and under the care of her hippie mother, a woman overwhelmed with the realities of motherhood. This story and others make up Ghost Country: A Novel
Off the Reservation
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
John Lennon and the Chicken Holocaust, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
My mother considered the anniversary of John Lennon’s murder to be the most important date in American history. She even wrote our congressional representative every year about making it a national holiday. She had yet to receive a response. That did not stop her from holding a wake in his honor every year on the date of his death. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
A Birthday Wish, A Short Story
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
A picture from that moment shows me in my white Sunday dress with a grass stain down the side, my hair ribbon askew, and my face glowing over the candles. It was the last time that I was really happy. It was the last time that I believed I could change my life just by only wishing for it to be different. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Once (Gypsy Fairy Tale, Book One)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
Beautiful. Secretive. Magical. You envy their freedom, but you are distrustful of their ways. A strange carnival has come to Corydon, Indiana and the Irish Travellers have captured the small town's attention--but it's Harmony who's attracted theirs.
The Spiritus Series Collection: Spiritus, Haunted, Incarnate
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Spiritus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
Now available in a single volume, Dana Michelle Burnett's bestselling Spiritus Series has entranced readers. The collection includes: Spiritus, Haunted, and Incarnate.
Incarnate, a Paranormal Romance (Spiritus Series Book #3)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Spiritus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
To be in a love affair with a ghost is both a fantasy and a punishment for Becca. Always searching for balance between her deep love for Alastor and her desire for a normal life, a chaotic period of impulsiveness, death, and mourning have led her to the ultimate turning point. Can she and Alastor go against the laws of nature and cheat death to be together again? And at what price?
Haunted, A Paranormal Romance, Spiritus Series Book 2
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Spiritus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Becca has accepted the horrors of her past life, and emerged with her ghostly love Alastor at her side. But her happiness is short lived when she realizes that balancing her past and present won't be easy...
Spiritus, a Paranormal Romance (Spiritus Series Book#1)
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Series: Spiritus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A love that refuses to die... “As I watched him vanish into a soft mist that faded away, I knew that he was no ordinary spirit…I knew that he was a dangerous entity that could be in some corner of another realm planning his revenge, but I also knew that I was hopelessly in love with him.”
Two Out of Three
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
He said he needed her in his life... He swore that he wanted her more than he ever wanted any other woman... But love? That was never part of the bargain.
Ghost Country: A Novel
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
Carrying echoes of Amy Tan and Rebecca Wells, Ghost Country takes the reader into the lives of three Cherokee women and the lives of their modern day daughters. Told in a series of vignettes that alternate from the era of the Civil Rights Movement, Woodstock, and the Vietnam War, to the present day.

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