*shouts hurray* *throws confetti* *bakes a pie*
Randy Russell has believed in ghosts since having to take the trash out at night when he was 12 and being chased back to the house by “something” in the darkness. (disclaimer: no, erica's WIP, which stars a 12-year-old boy who sees ghosts is NOT based on Randy's life. However, she now has a new idea...)
The Edgar-nominated author of five published novels for adults, two books of short stories about ghosts, and two volumes of Southern Appalachia folklore, Randy’s first paranormal novel, Dead Rules , will be released in hardcover by HarperTeen on June 21, 2011. (note: this is four days before erica's birthday. do what you will with this information, but there just might be a giveaway coming up) (erica hopes she wins this time)
Romeo and Juliet meets Heathers in this darkly comedic paranormal romance.
Jana Webster and Michael Haynes were destined to be together forever. Of that, Jana was sure.
But Jana just died - in a bowling accident. And when she finds herself in Dead School, her carefully planned future unravels. All she can think about is reuniting with Michael, so she decides to take matters into her own hands and bring Michael to her. And nothing, not even handsome, mysterious Mars Dreamcote and his irresistibly warm touch, will distract Jana from making her dreams come true.
Randy Russell's debut novel is a hilariously macabre story with a voice like no other.
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