Did I see the ghost of Lady Sophia?

Friends, I recently had the opportunity to stay the night at beautiful Brockamour Manor in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake! As you may have already read, the intriguing history behind this gorgeous property was the inspiration behind my setting in Darke Passion, Darke Paranormal Investigations 1.

General Isaac Brock himself has a connection to the home, and a portrait of the handsome officer hangs in the billiards room. It is said that the Lady Sophia Shaw, a resident of the home, was secretly engaged to General Brock during the War of 1812. Apparently, he stopped here to visit with Sophia one last time before riding off to the Battle of Queenston Heights, a battle that claimed his life.
Sophia mourned him for the rest of her life.

My husband and I were really excited to stay in the Lady Sophia room at Brockamour, a place named for this star-crossed romance. Local ghost tour operators will talk about “Sobbing Sophia,” the mournful wraith of Brock’s lost love. I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous to sleep there. However, I can honestly say the atmosphere is a peaceful one, and if Lady Sophia does linger there, I don’t think she’s sad anymore. I would like to believe she and the charismatic officer finally met again in the hereafter, and that they are no longer tied to her former home. 

If you’d like more info on Brockamour Manor, check our their site here!

We’re only two weeks away from the release of Darke Passion, Darke Paranormal Investigations 1!

I can’t wait to introduce you to my own star-crossed lovers and the modern lovers who uncover their story.

If you haven’t preordered the book already, you can do so here! It releases March 21.


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