The best paranormal novels in a myriad of exciting flavours

Who am I?

I am the author of paranormal, fantasy, and middle-grade novels. The inspiration to write in these genres is because of my attraction towards anything supernatural be it paranormal science, mythology, Wicca, witchcraft, occult, fairy folklore, NDE, OBE, psychometry, clairvoyance, angels, necromancy, etc. I love to read and research about them. Child of Paradise (Listen to your Dreams),” is my sixth fiction book and is a paranormal crime thriller. This book touches upon subjects such as after-life, spirit guides, dream visitations, mediums, ghost hunters, homicide, police investigations, and family ties and are for readers who’d love a thriller or a mystery with a supernatural edge.


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Child of Paradise: Listen to your Dreams

By Pratibha R DH,

Book cover of Child of Paradise: Listen to your Dreams

What is my book about?

It looked like the universe finally heard her wishes when Tia meets Ron, her secret crush all throughout school. Ron is equally besotted now and everything seems just so perfect…if not for Rianna, her sister, who doesn’t want her to be with Ron.  The bizarre part of it all was that Rianna was no longer alive! Tia was haunted by dreams of her sister who kept warning her of Ron. 

The police closing off her sister’s case as suicide had left Tia deeply perturbed and broken that never seemed to heal. Will she be able to fulfill her sister’s last wish? Will she make the right choice between love and justice? Find out more in this story of corporate ambition, greed, lust, and betrayal. 

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Midnight Bayou

By Nora Roberts,

Book cover of Midnight Bayou

Why this book?

Midnight Bayou begins with a historical timeline and centres on the reincarnation theme which has always fascinated me. In the story the leading character, Declan Fitzgerald, feels an unexplainable but strong pull towards a dilapidated bayou mansion in New Orleans so much so that he ends up buying the old house. He quits a career he found unfulfilling and leaves his posh life in Boston to restore the old manor to its former glory with sheer devotion. Life at the manor gets creepy though with Declan getting weird dreams, sleepwalking, seeing visions, and hearing voices to name a few. An enthralling paranormal romance by prolific author, Nora Roberts, told in a dual timeline while steeped in an exciting mix of mystery, murder, romance, family secrets, and paranormal visitations.

Midnight Bayou

By Nora Roberts,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Midnight Bayou as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Ever since Declan Fitzgerald saw dilapidated Manet Hall, on the outskirts of New Orleans, he's been enchanted - and obsessed - by it. Determined to restore the rooms to their former splendour, Declan begins the daunting renovation. But spending his days in total isolation in the empty house is taking its toll. Local legend has it that the house is haunted, and Declan starts seeing visions of terrible grief and horror from long ago. With every day that passes, the house tightens its hold.

So when he meets the alluring Angelina Simone, he's glad of the distraction. But Angelina has…


Stealing Shadows

By Kay Hooper,

Book cover of Stealing Shadows

Why this book?

This book is an intense psychological thriller that kept me on the edge right towards the end of the book. Cassie Neil has psychic gifts and works with the detectives to locate serial killers wherein her ability to tap into the mind of the killer evoked a chilly feeling in me. But often, her ability to see through the murderer’s eyes didn’t ensure sufficient information to prevent the murders and this often took a toll on her emotionally and spiritually. This was a fresh and exciting read though more than often I was filled with dread hoping there wouldn’t be another victim or guessing who the next one might be! This haunting suspense with an unexpected but interesting twist at the end makes it a delicious paranormal crime thriller. 

Stealing Shadows

By Kay Hooper,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Stealing Shadows as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

What if you can enter a madman’s cruel mind as he plans his vicious crimes? What if you can see the terrified face of his prey as he moves in for the kill—but you can’t stop his frenzy once he strikes?

Psychic Cassie Neill helps the L.A. police catch killers—until she makes a terrible mistake and an innocent child dies. Cassie flees to a small North Carolina town, hoping that a quiet life will silence the voices that invade her unwilling mind. But Cassie’s abilities know few boundaries. And she’s become certain—as no one else can be—that a murderer is…

Abby Cooper: Psychic Eye

By Victoria Laurie,

Book cover of Abby Cooper: Psychic Eye

Why this book?

 I love psychics especially when they wear detective hats and solve cases with their intuitive abilities. The manner in which they use symbolism to decode the meaning of their visions and premonitions fascinates as well as intrigues me.

Here the main protagonist Abby Cooper runs a business based on her psychic abilities and advises her clients on their future choices regarding their love life, career, financial matters, and sometimes even on finding their path in life. 

The manner in which Abby receives information from her spirit guides and studies auras to unravel clues kept me engaged all throughout the story. Altogether it was a light mystery and a good read and I look forward to reading more in this series.

Abby Cooper: Psychic Eye

By Victoria Laurie,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Abby Cooper as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Abby Cooper is a P.I., psychic intuitive. But her insight failed her when she didn't foresee the death of one of her clients-or that the lead investigator for the case is the gorgeous blind date she just met. Now, with the police suspicious of her abilities and a killer on the loose, Abby's future looks more uncertain than ever.

 


Murder in G Major

By Alexia Gordon,

Book cover of Murder in G Major

Why this book?

Gethsemane Brown is a classical concert violinist who takes on a job offer in a beautiful cozy village in Ireland. Her lodging is a charming Irish cottage though isolated which gave me jitters, in the beginning, considering this was a paranormal cozy mystery. Envisaging some malefic paranormal activities, the ghost who in fact brusquely crept into her life turned out to be a fun and chatty one. Gethsemane soon finds out that the ghost, Eamon McCarthy, was wrongly accused of murdering his wife twenty-five years ago, and committed suicide himself. When Eamon realises that he can be seen and heard by Gethsemane, he is determined to make the best of this opportunity to seek her help.

Undoubtedly, a well-crafted mystery carrying captivating characters with a smooth blend of paranormal and crime genres.

Murder in G Major

By Alexia Gordon,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Murder in G Major as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

“The captivating southwestern Irish countryside adds a delightful element to this paranormal series launch. Gethsemane is an appealing protagonist who is doing the best she can against overwhelming odds.” – Library Journal (starred review) With few other options, African-American classical musician Gethsemane Brown accepts a less-than-ideal position turning a group of rowdy schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra. Stranded without luggage or money in the Irish countryside, she figures any job is better than none. The perk? Housesitting a lovely cliffside cottage. The catch? The ghost of the cottage’s murdered owner haunts the place. Falsely accused of killing his wife (and…

Twilight

By Stephenie Meyer,

Book cover of Twilight

Why this book?

Considering my first book on vampires, Twilight was the perfect choice, as the intoxicating romance between Bella and Edward completely swept me away. Even after a motley of vampire reads this still continues to be my top favourite. Bella’s quiet and reserved charm was like a breath of fresh air unlike the rebellious and know-it-all teenagers that we usually come across. Her personality was distinct wherein she didn’t feel the need to sway under peer pressure but was perfectly fine doing her own thing. This feminine aspect of her personality though was heavily criticized later on. In spite of the cross-species aspect of their relationship, Edward was immensely caring and protective towards his love interest. Their romance was sensual and heart throbbing without being explicit or crude in any way.

Twilight

By Stephenie Meyer,

Why should I read it?

7 authors picked Twilight as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

When 17 year old Isabella Swan moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father she expects that her new life will be as dull as the town.

But in spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she finds that her new classmates are drawn to this pale, dark-haired new girl in town. But not, it seems, the Cullen family. These five adopted brothers and sisters obviously prefer their own company and will make no exception for Bella.

Bella is convinced that Edward Cullen in particular hates her, but she feels a strange attraction to him, although his hostility…


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