The Ghost Host: Episode 1

The Ghost Host: Episode 1

by DelSheree Gladden


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Everyone thinks Echo Simmons is crazy, but being The Ghost Host isn't just a YouTube hoax like people think. It's the only way to control the ghosts haunting least until the FBI shows up asking questions.

The first eighteen years of Echo Simmons' life have been less than ideal. On more than one occasion her parents have considered committing her. They don't believe she sees ghosts or that they harass her on a daily basis. So when a rogue ghost begins tormenting her, they're the last people she's going to tell. Her best friends Holden and Zara are doing their best to help, but ghost attacks are only the beginning of Echo's problems.

Handling the ghosts by giving them a voice on YouTube through her webshow has been her saving grace-even if her parents think it's all a hoax-but that gets a little complicated when the ghost of Madeline Crew reveals a little too much about her previous life and the FBI shows up at her door wanting to know how she gained access to long-buried government secrets.

It just keeps getting worse from there. Madeline's message to her great grandson sparks a strange connection between Echo and Malachi, which leads to Georgia, secrets, mistakes, love, lies, and life changing revelations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781517268381
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

DelSheree Gladden was one of those shy, quiet kids who spent more time reading than talking. Literally. She didn't speak a single word for the first three months of preschool, but she had already taught herself to read. Her fascination with reading led to many hours spent in the library and bookstores, and eventually to writing. She wrote her first novel when she was sixteen years old, but spent ten years rewriting and perfecting it before having it published.

Native to New Mexico, DelSheree and her husband spent several years in Colorado for college and work before moving back home to be near family again. Their two children love having their cousins close by. When not writing, you can find DelSheree reading, painting, sewing and trying not to get bitten by small children in her work as a dental hygienist. DelSheree has several bestselling young adult series, including "Invisible" which was part of the USA Today Bestselling box set, "Pandora." The Date Shark Series is her first contemporary romance series, and her first book in her upcoming new adult series, The Ghost Host, will be releasing 2015.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is about 290pgs. More for YA, but enough to keep you interested. The characters are well rounded, and interesting plot . Overall 3.5 ***spoiler Echo was a hard character, I felt sympathy, but at times she seemed to whiney. Do the "keeers" really "love" their charges are is it more that they are just drawn to them? Gl to the writer.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book even though it's geared towards young people. Characters were very interesting and the storyline kept my attention. Will read the next book for sure.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. It's not what i thiught it wouls be but it was still really good. I plan on reading the second one when i can.
mathphilosopher More than 1 year ago
DelSheree Gladden's "The Ghost Host" is the first tale in a series. I love the concept of the book. I think it could easily be made into a TV series or a movie. Something similar to Buffy The Vampire Slayer series or Firefly. This is more paranormal than romance, but there is a budding relationship in it. Has a YA/NA feel for most of it. I didn't like the execution of the relationships in a few places. I think it will be interesting to see where the series goes from here.
Book_Bite_Reviews More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this story! The cast is an amazing bunch of complex characters, who are very well developed and add to the story. The "secondary characters" really weren't that, because without them the story wouldn't be the same. I loved our main characters, Echo and Malachi, and especially their alternating points of view. I read a lot of paranormal and I felt this was truly unique. I super loved that it's a New Adult, because we are only slowly seeing more sub-genre's in that category. The Ghost Host was un-put-downable and I loved every sleepless second of it. I cannot wait to continue on with the series and to check out more books by DelSheree Gladden! Definitely try this one for yourself, it will absolutely be going down as one of my favorites for the year, and probably one of my all time favorites as well!