Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings…
Told in alternating chapters is Darcy's novel, a
suspenseful thriller about Lizzie, a teen who slips into the
'Afterworld' to survive a terrorist attack. But the Afterworld is a
place between the living and the dead and as Lizzie drifts between our
world and that of the Afterworld, she discovers that many unsolved - and
terrifying - stories need to be reconciled. And when a new threat
resurfaces, Lizzie learns her special gifts may not be enough to protect
those she loves and cares about most.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
While trying to live as normal a life as possible—she is married and owns an antique store—Melinda helps earthbound spirits resolve their problems and cross over into the light, or the spirit world.
Her tasks are difficult and at times she struggles with people who push her away and disbelieve her ability.
In addition, the ghosts are mysterious and sometimes menacing in the beginning and Melinda must use the clues available to her to understand the spirits' needs and help them.