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Book Title: Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea by Ginny Fite
Category: Adult Fiction, 274 pages
Genre: Suspense/Paranormal/Time Travel
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Release date: September, 2019
Tour dates: Dec 2 to Dec 20, 2019
Content Rating: PG-13 + M (There are no explicit sex scenes but an implied threat of rape; there is some rough language)
combination time-travel fantasy, a historical thriller, and a modern-day
suspense. Well written, fast paced, and intense, this one will keep you
glued to the edge of your seat all the way through. –says Reviewer Regan MurphyExpertly combining the past and present, science fiction, and suspense,
Fite weaves a tale that will keep you enthralled from beginning to end. –says Reviewer Taylor Jones
Sometimes the last
person you save is yourself. Elena must take her city back from
terrorists. Hana must save her tribe from the wrath of a ruthless king.
They’re stronger together. The problem is they’re 4,000 years and 6,000
miles apart. Wounded during a terrorist attack, NYC police commando
Elena Labat wakes from her coma aboard a Phoenician boat on The Mediterranean Sea to find a young girl lashed to the mast. The girl is
Hana, who has trekked across Bronze Age Lebanon with Danel to prevent a
king from destroying her tribe. Elena knows she must save Hana. And Hana
must escape the barbarians who abducted her before she can find Danel
and go home. Slipping in and out of unconsciousness, Elena teaches Hana
everything she can, protecting her from barbarians, a priestess, and a
king. But Elena’s family needs her, and she can’t stay in the past. Hana
will have to succeed on her own.
Where story ideas come from
By Ginny Fite
Before I begin to write a novel, lots of “what if” questions swirl around in my brain’s primordial soup. When I started thinking about Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea, I had recently had my DNA tested and the results suggested my ancestors were probably Canaanites from Anatolia and Neolithic Western Europeans from the Mediterranean region.
If I met them, would I recognize them, would I feel a kinship, or would they seem totally alien?
I imagined what it might have been like for them. They were farmers. They grew hemp and wove fabrics. They made pots. They lived in stone huts with thatched roofs. Life was unpredictable. Just like now. They had children they loved and parents they lost. The earth shook and heaved itself up with no warning. Catastrophic fires started by volcanoes or lightning strikes seared thousands of acres and people fled on foot, running for their lives. Tsunamis drowned coastal cities. Years of drought were followed by floods. Enemies with names like the Sea People invaded their cities, leveled their homes, and killed everyone.
How did ancient people deal with such turmoil without science to explain natural phenomena? How did they cope with political upheaval? Did those long-ago ancestors leave us any clues?
It turns out, they left many artifacts that tell us what their lives were like even before the epic of Gilgamesh or Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and the Old Testament were written down. Short of squatting in a tell, covered in dust, and finding a cuneiform tablet on my own, another way of understanding my ancestors is to transport a character in a novel and have her do a little boots-on-the-ground reconnoitering for me.
Enter Elena Labat, New York City counter-terrorism police commando, whose time-travel sojourn to Bronze Age Lebanon resulted from being blown off the Brooklyn Bridge in a terrorist attack. She would have to be an amazing hero with flaws and confusion and pain but the kind of determination and integrity that wins the day.
Once I had that picture in my mind, I knew when Elena opened her eyes aboard a Phoenician boat rocking on the Mediterranean Sea she would see a girl lashed to the mast and know she had to save her.
Meet the Author:
Ginny Fite is an award-winning journalist who has
covered crime, politics, government, healthcare, art and all things
human. She has been a spokesperson for a governor and a member of
Congress, a few colleges and universities, and a robotics R&D
company. She has degrees from Rutgers University and Johns Hopkins
University and studied at the School for Women Healers and the Maryland
Poetry Therapy Institute. Her three murder mysteries, Cromwell’s Folly, No Good Deed Left Undone, and Lying, Cheating, and Occasionally Murder, are set in the rolling hills of Jefferson County, West Virginia. No End of Bad, a thriller, was released in June 2018. She resides in Harpers Ferry, WV.
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