Shadows of the Dead

Shadows of the Dead

by Yvonne McEvaddy

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Shadows of the Dead by Yvonne McEvaddy

What would you do if you found your dream house and it was rumored to be haunted? Would you buy it anyway? Would every noise in the still of the dark night have you paralyzed with fear?
Alice and Mark O'Brien don't believe in ghosts. They fall in love with Hawthorn Grange on their first viewing. Amused by the rumors, they buy and move into The Grange.
With Mark working the graveyard shift, Alice is alone at night. Alone with the sounds from an old house, with the words of the neighbors whispering around her, the stories of the shadows arising from the graves next door and making their way into the house.
Will her imagination succumb to the rumors? Is that a door creaking open? Who is that standing at the foot of her bed? Is it just a dream? A nightmare of real or imagined proportions follows Alice around as she tries to remember that ghosts don't exist. Or do they?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479325429
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/17/2012
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Yvonne McEvaddy lives and works in Headford, co. Galway, Ireland. She is the author of two novels, Passion Killer and Shadows of the Dead, both available on amazon. She is currently working on her third novel, Thief of Hearts. Yvonne has been longlisted in the Over the Edge New Writer of the Year competition.
She has been dabbling in the written word since early childhood, having decided at the age of 5, when she read her first Enid Blyton book, that she wanted to be a writer. Her summer holidays were often spent writing adventures in the remaining pages of her school copybooks. When not writing she was daydreaming about her books being available in her local bookstores, a dream which has recently come true.
She was first published under her maiden name, Yvonne Gaughan, at the age of 17 when she won a Western Health Board competition to have her essay published in 100 Natural Highs.
Also as Yvonne Gaughan, in college she was a member of the Mystic Poets Society and had two poems published in their collaboration, Mystic Spirits.
Yvonne McEvaddy is a member of the Javawriters group, who are currently working on a collaboration of their work, titled Infusions.
She took part in the first ever short story compiled by tweets, along with well known crime writers Val McDermid, Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites. The story is called First Stop: Revenge and can be found at: https://twitter.com/eastcoaststory.

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StarGazer2 More than 1 year ago
Yvonne McEvaddy conjured up a story that ghost lovers everywhere would enjoy. The easy flow of her words along with the intriguing storyline made Shadows of the Dead difficult to walk away from. Yvonne succeeded in creating the right amount of gloom with her pacing and descriptions. It was not difficult to see the scenes in my head. I truly enjoyed this read. I know you will too.