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A New Haunt for Mr. Bierce
A New Haunt for Mr. Bierce

A New Haunt for Mr. Bierce

A Novel

0-3

FICTION

200 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (CA $22.95) (US $16.95)

Publication Date: January 2022

ISBN 9781952782442

Rights: WOR

Boutique of Quality Books (Jan 2022)
BQB Publishing

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

An entertaining representation of an imagined afterlife of one of America's most famous writers, Ambrose Bierce.The ghost of Ambrose Bierce, American writer and civil war Union soldier, has been displaced from the home he had been haunting. Enlisting the aid of a "haunting agent," he finds a new residence that has the requisite dark history and terrible secret that makes it appropriate for haunting. Here he meets new spirits who reside in this version of the afterlife, a middle place between life and the ultimate destination.Bierce ultimately finds himself as part of a quest to save a human life, rescue another spirit from oblivion, and discover the identity of some "others."

Reviews

On Billion Dollar Bracket (author's previous work): ". . . a wonderful, fun, and thoughtful novel about college basketball, March Madness, but more importantly, about relationships and the human condition." —Scott Cooper  

". . . razor sharp insights into the worlds of sports and mathematical probabilities, compelling characters and a plot that keeps you turning the pages." —Lucy Adkins, co-author of Writing in Community and The Fire Inside

Author Biography

Drew Bridges is a retired psychiatrist who has restored himself to his default identity of English major. His restoration included operating a book store for seven years in the town of Wake Forest, NC, where he lives with his wife, Lauren, a psychotherapist. He has published five previous books that cover a broad range of topics including memoir, sports, and some featuring psychological themes.