Ghost Girl in Shadow Bay
Three years after her father was killed, sixteen-year-old Peyton Delaney, her mother, Melody, and new stepfather, Vance McIntyre, relocate to Shadow Bay, Minnesota and move into an old Victorian. They are unaware of the house’s dark history–fifty years ago, a jealous husband snapped, murdering his wife, her lover, and sixteen-year-old daughter before killing himself.
But when Peyton begins to have nightmares about the crime and is haunted by a ghostly teenage girl named Caitlyn, she begins to investigate with the help of the caretaker’s cute son, Bryant. As the two delve into the supernatural mystery surrounding the house, they discover that the events that led to the tragedy of fifty years ago are somehow intertwined with the present. In other words, history is repeating itself and Peyton, Bryant, and their parents are being drawn into a disturbing case of jealousy, possession, revenge, and murder, while seemingly powerless to prevent the inevitable from taking place all over again.
Caitlyn is a ghost who has had to relive the nightmare of being murdered by her father for half a century. When Peyton and her family arrive at the house where Caitlyn’s spirit has remained trapped, she feels a connection to Peyton and knows instinctively that it will take the two of them to not only free Caitlyn at long last, but to prevent her tragedy from becoming one that Peyton too must endure.
Teen Ghost at Dead Lake
When sixteen-year-old Paige Preston and her mother relocated to Dead Lake, Michigan, they were unaware that a seventeen-year-old previous resident of their house had killed himself by jumping off a cliff into the lake six months earlier. But was it really suicide?
Noah Snyder is a ghost. At least he thinks so. Only he’s not sure how he died. He recruits the attractive Paige to help him get to the bottom of the mystery so he can move on. Before he died, Noah was the captain of the boys swim team and popular at Dead Lake High School. He had also suffered from depression after losing his father when Noah was just a boy.
Paige, who had initially believed she was dealing with an imposter Noah, is stunned to find out that he is a real ghost and that there were more than a few people who may have wanted him dead. Being attracted to a cute teen ghost is no small feat as Paige tries to adjust to life in a new town and help unravel the mystery of his death. In the process, she soon finds herself in danger, as someone wants to keep a deadly secret at all costs.
“Great mystery and I loved the narration. The narrator really brought the story to life! I will highly recommend this mystery to my friends and family!” – Amazon reviewer on Ghost Girl in Shadow Bay
“This was like ‘Sweet Valley High’ meets ‘True Blood’…. Fans of the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ series will enjoy this series. Great for young readers!” – Jessica’s Reviews on Count Dracula’s Teenage Daughter
“This book has some serious potential with a really unique idea!… I think my students would really love this book.” — Brittany Elsen, Book Reviewer on Count Dracula’s Teenage Daughter
“The story was fast paced and had a lot of twist and turns… I would recommend this book for people who enjoy a good vampire YA book, its packed with teenage drama and triangles that will keep you turning the pages.” — Ordinary Girlz Book Reviews on Out for Blood
“A very interesting concept and world that Flowers has written….I see some real potential in the future of the series.” — Hot Off the Shelves on Out for Blood
R. Barri Flowers is the bestselling author of young adult novels, including Summer at Paradise Ranch, Out for Blood, Teen Ghost at Dead Lake, Count Dracula’s Teenage Daughter, and more. His novels can be found in print, eBook, and audio.
The author has also written a number of bestselling teen and young adult related nonfiction books as well, including Children and Criminality, Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes, and Runaway Kids and Teenage Prostitution.
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