Monday, September 9, 2013

Ghostly Ghosts: end credits

Ghostly Ghosts
a virtual book event
September 5-9, 2013


Thank you dear readers for joining me for this virtual book event.

THANKS TO: Authors, Publicists and Publishers for Book Giveaways

Giveaway links for these books are listed on the sidebar.
Please note all giveaways end September 20, 2013 unless specified otherwise.

100 Ghosts:
A Gallery of Harmless Haunts
by Doogie Horner

Bellman and Black
by Diane Setterfield

The Returned
by Jason Mott

The Ghosts of Palladino, Book 1
by Ciye Cho


ONE more ghost story to share that is on my want list...

The Ghost Bride
by Yangsze Choo
Just released: August 2013

A startlingly original voice makes her literary debut with this wondrous coming-of-age story infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, adventure, and fascinating, dreamlike twists

One evening, my father asked me whether I would like to become a ghost bride. . . .

Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound.

Li Lan, the daughter of a genteel but bankrupt family, has few prospects. But fate intervenes when she receives an unusual proposal from the wealthy and powerful Lim family. They want her to become a ghost bride for the family's only son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, traditional ghost marriages are used to placate restless spirits. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at a terrible price.

After an ominous visit to the opulent Lim mansion, Li Lan finds herself haunted not only by her ghostly would-be suitor, but also by her desire for the Lims' handsome new heir, Tian Bai. Night after night, she is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, with its ghost cities, paper funeral offerings, vengeful spirits, and monstrous bureaucracy—including the mysterious Er Lang, a charming but unpredictable guardian spirit. Li Lan must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets—and the truth about her own family—before she is trapped in this ghostly world forever.


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