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A YA, paranormal experience, isn’t generally my usual reading of choice. However, not only has the premise captivated me and the alluring cover art captured my attention, but I am intrigued to discover why author Tony Lee Moral has decided to write a storyline so diverse in nature to his debut novel, ‘Playing Mrs. Kingston‘ and check out just how that works.

Tony writes such great guest posts, that I was really hoping to persuade him to stop by and visit again. Happily no persuasion was necessary, he was more than happy to oblige and “Ghost Maven, The Return To Romance” will be published here at Fiction Books, Monday 3rd October 2016, to coincide with the official launch of the book.

The Book – ‘GHOST MAVEN

Ghost Maven is the first in a series of Young Adult novels featuring Alice Parker, a 16 year old girl who discovers she has the power to slay ghosts.

Alice’s mother passes away and with her father and little sister, Sophie, she moves to Pacific Grove in California. Alice is deathly afraid of the water despite living in a community surrounded by it. In order to push through her phobia, she joins the Kayaking club in high school.

During a routine kayaking drill, a fog rolls in and Alice becomes disoriented, losing all sense of direction. A large wave turns the kayak over, dumping Alice into the icy-cold pacific. She nearly drowns when a young man dives in after her. . .Henry Raphael.

After Henry’s rescue, Alice gains more than her life. Henry is a beautiful seventeen-year-old or more accurately, one-hundred-seventeen years. The relationship between them takes Alice on a journey for which no one could prepare her.

Long distance relationships are difficult – how can Alice bridge a divide between planes? Henry died over a century ago but lives on in the fourth plane of existence waiting for an opportunity to atone for past deeds that caused the death of his ship’s entire crew. Their vengeance still hanging over his head, Henry and Alice learn their love will be tested by more than the passage of time and living in different dimensions.

The Author – TONY LEE MORAL

Updated 2016 Image Of Author Tony Lee Moral

Tony was born in the historical town of Hastings, Sussex, England. From an early age he looked to the horizon, with a keen quest for knowledge and an avid interest in writing.

Following an early publishing success, with the formation of his own software company for the booming home computer market, Tony moved on to the internationally renowned BBC Natural History Unit, where he spent many formative years filming in remote places around the world, everywhere from the Himalayas to the Amazonian rainforest.

In 1999, Tony moved to California to work on the award winning ‘The Shape of Life’ series, to write his books on Alfred Hitchcock, and to continue making his diverse and eclectic documentaries, ranging from biographies to current affairs, in the course of which he has interviewed a veritable A-Z of celebrities from the arts and sciences.

As well as making films around the world, Tony has launched his own production company Sabana Films, dedicated to making bespoke documentaries.

Check out all Tony’s latest news on his website.

Check out the website dedicated to ‘Ghost Maven’

Follow Tony on Twitter.

Connect with Tony on  Facebook.

Picture of an English red post boxMailbox Monday is a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house during the last week. Be warned that Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

Mailbox Monday now has a permanent home, where links may be added each week. So why not stop by, leave a link to your own Mailbox Monday post, oh! and don’t forget to leave a comment for our three new joint administrators, after all, we all like to receive them …

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This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… You never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

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Yvonne

I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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