Ghosts Don't Trick or Treat

Ghosts Don't Trick or Treat

Tracy Lane

Fiction / Fantasy / Young Adult

Jake Weir does not want to trick or treat. His best friend, a tomboy named Tank, won't let him stay home on Halloween. Tank has a surprise planned for Jake. And she knows his secret. Jake can see and speak with ghosts! She plans to make this a Halloween Jake will never forget.SHORT CREEK – Thirty years ago there was a random series of murders around Short Creek. One of the victims had disappeared and never heard of again. The other four victims laid in wait for their killer to be revealed. But, the tracks finally lay cold and the murders were turned over to a cold case file. Then one day, out of the blue, Short Creek revealed its hidden secret which opened the case unto a new revealing beginning bringing the haunting truth to the surface.WEB OF DECEIT – Katherine lay to rest her father, Wilson Ward. Her mother had already passed and her brother had drowned a few years earlier, but his body was never found. She inherited the Ward fortune and became a very wealthy woman. Not long after that, she met the man of her dreams (so to speak). After they got married they moved to Judd Island to live at their resort house on the beach. The web of deceit that unfolds takes an unforgettable twist which webbed more and more deceit throughout the story. Katherine’s best friend, Rachel, teams up with her for revenge can be bitter or sweet. But finally in the end one would take the loss and the other the world. (The love of money is the root of all evil.)FOURTEEN NEW SHINY PENNIES – Sometimes we reach out for the stars, but maybe grab the moon. Who really knows? There are times we believe the moon was hung for someone else until our lucky break comes. True, Debra wanted to be a songwriter and live in Nashville. She carried this dream all of her life, since she was a little girl. In time the door opens and she follows her dream along with its hardships and trials. Her struggles would not only bring an untimely burden that would change her life forever. But, it would warm the hearts of many who listened. Set free with her number one hit, she grabbed the moon and ran with it.TABLE FOR THREE – Jimmy Allen and Bobby Joe had grown up together. They were the best of friends. They had just graduated from high school. Jimmy had been drafted to go to Vietnam. Bobby was going off to college. It is amazing how Becky Anne, a new girl in town, had waltzed into their life. In time a table for three would develop into a struggling, unsure friendship. Becky loved them both. Or, did she? But, she could only have but one or none at all. The developing scenario that unravels throughout the story lays a hurtful and tragic ending with a sad twist.THE AUDREY MOORE SCANDAL – Outside Baton Rouge in 1945 the influential politicians had gathered with a big party for Richard Ryan Rodgers. He was up for the position as a State Supreme Court judge who Audrey was deeply in love with. At that time Audrey was at the top of the high class rollers in the political world. She had it all, power and wealth, but not the man of her dreams. She had made Richard what he was today. But, he was married now and what they once had was over. Kenneth Shields, also a friend in the threesome, was in love with Audrey. But, she didn’t know it. Then an unexpected life changing thing happens. Audrey becomes pregnant and because she was not married she was looked down upon by her peers. This took her high profile status with all her political friends. Kenneth reaches out to help her. He’s the only friend she has left. Even her daddy disowned her. But, in the end, love finds a way and victory becomes a sweet song of the heart.
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Paranormal Properties

Paranormal Properties

Tracy Lane

Fiction / Fantasy / Young Adult

The Weir family has just arrived in Dusk, North Carolina, one of the most haunted cities in America, to scope out some of the town's 127 reported "paranormal properties," which just happens to be the name of their own ghost hunting show: Paranormal Properties. What Jake Weir doesn't know, and what his parents could never imagine, is that Jake can see ghosts! And hear them. And talk back to them! This talent comes in handy when he runs into Dusk's oldest, most famous ghost: Frank Barrone, a one-time lounge singer made famous by his booze-soaked ballad, "Barroom Eyes."Frank was gunned down by a local mobster in 1951 and has been searching for his killer ever since. When he learns that Jake can see and hear him, Frank makes young Jake a deal: if Jake will help Frank find his killer, Frank will help his parents find a ghost to film for their upcoming Halloween Special on Public Access TV. Jake enlists the only friend he's made in Dusk, an overweight tomboy nicknamed "Tank,"...
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Entwined Courage

Entwined Courage

Tracy Lane

Fiction / Fantasy / Young Adult

Publication Date: October 11, 2013Aurora Turnleaf is just another farmer’s daughter when she stumbles upon a magnificent city built entirely of see-through crystal. It appears out of nowhere, in a part of the forest she’s never ventured into before.Her guide is Iragos, a light mage, who introduces her to Kayne, the squire – or mage in training – for a dark wizard name Kronos. Unbeknownst to Aurora, Kayne has just stolen the Ythra Orb from the Hallowed Hall on behalf of his master and hidden it in her pack.Suddenly Aurora is thrust into a life or death quest to help Kayne find the mystical land of Morgis, where the Oracles who created the Orb can secure its safety. The path to Morgis itself will be treacherous enough, but those who seek to follow them will make it all the more life threatening. For on their path is the deadly Kronos, who has crafted a fierce legion of vicious minions to intercept Kayne and Aurora at every turn. Meanwhile Aurora and Kayne must battle both the elements and Kronos’ dark magic to complete their quest. Along the way, the two teens from very different worlds must learn to work together to overcome obstacles, one of them being their mutual attraction. At last there is a final showdown between Kronos and Iragos, but who triumphs? Will it be the powerful mages or Aurora and Kayne using their “Entwined Courage” to try to keep the Orb in the light?
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Sinister Sites

Sinister Sites

Tracy Lane

Fiction / Fantasy / Young Adult

As far as Jake Weir is concerned, he's living the high life. Paranormal Properties, his parents' ghost-hunting show, has been picked up by the popular Scream Channel, and if their new high-rise apartment on San Francisco Bay is anything to go by, the future is definitely looking bright. However, that future depends on one important thing: the success of Paranormal Properties' first official episode. If Jake and his family can prove themselves with an exciting, successful premiere, they get to stay with the Scream Channel—if not, well, Jake doesn't want to imagine going back to the desperate life they used to live. To succeed, the Weirs are going to have to tackle their biggest case yet.Old, infamous, and abandoned for decades, the Balthazar Hotel is thought to be the eternal prison of its inhabitants, victims of a terrible fire that nearly destroyed the hotel in 1921. The Balthazar holds many secrets, and many memories, and as the Weirs investigate the mysteries...
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