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September 12, 2016




The Ghostwriters

Inside the Book:

Author: Mickey J. Corrigan
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Pages: 194
Genre: Mainstream Thriller

 She's funny, cynical, and kinda crazy, but she knows how to tell a story. A struggling writer living in Manhattan, Jacy McMasters is the first to admit she's a terrific liar and a screw-up. Then the ghost of the famous novelist JD Balinger asks her to "channel" a follow-up to his classic coming of age book, The Watcher in the Sky. Along with her new boyfriend, a bear of a man who has no patience for mind games, the ghost in Jacy's head forces her to confront a lifetime of secrets ,dark secrets. Secrets she's been keeping from herself.


  • Paperback: 194 pages
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc. (September 2, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1509209255


Mickey J. Corrigan

Originally from Boston, Mickey J. Corrigan lives and writes and gets into trouble in South Florida, where the men run guns and the women run after them.

Mickey writes spicy fiction with a sense of humor. The men run cool and deep. The women are tough and can take care of themselves, thank you. But most find time for the deserving lover in between creating dream protection software, learning the art of professional grieving, morphing into gorillas, busting billion dollar hedge funds, and other everyday activities.

Mickey's work has been compared to the Matrix and the Twilight Zone, so don't expect to sit back and coast on any of these wild fictional rides. And watch out for the mind blow twists, they're around every corner.

I was blown away by the story.  I love books t hat I can relate to the stories and the characters but this one was at the top of the list.  The author doesn't dodge the real life side but faces it head on.   Sure life has it's good side but it also has struggles and is far from easy.   The author doesn't put too much frosting on the cake, instead dives in.   I think that's why I found this book so realistic.   Told as is, not as we may like it to be.  The author tells her tale with a well written story and good believable characters.  These characters could easily be someone you know or have known.  They're that real. When this book delved into a romance, I thought, here we go again. same old romance and oh, so tiresome.  Well I was wrong.   This romance had some zing to it and it was far from the ordinary.   The writer gave you something new as you turned each page.  Twists and turns that you never thought of.   The author gives descriptions that you can visualize to a "T".     We  have a woman, Jacy, who is a writer or shall we say, trying to be.  She's been encouraged by the ghost of JD Balligner, famous writer, to do a follow up of his book.  She has so much going on in her life and it isn't all good.   She is suffering mentally, her life is going badly and her way of dealing isn't ignoring and making things totally different than they really are.   Nothing wrong with that except sometimes you have to face up.   This wasn't her only problem, she was on the road to destroying herself.    She is of the opinion, it's her against the world and she will find her happiness where she can. It's up to her.  It's like Jacy has as her only confidante, a ghost, and she is listening.  The ghost in fact, is her.  It's her escape from reality.  How many times have you escaped, if just for a few moments.   To get away from the stress and fast pace of today's life?   Are the words Jacy writes, the ghost writing in the form of deceased JD Ballinger with Jacy's ghost putting in her two cents worth?   Will Jacy's book make it?   Will Jacy make it through her madness and set aside some of the dark aspects of her life?  This is one book you won't want to miss.   I'd like to see some more of Jacy in a follow up.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Mickey J. Corrigan    and PUYB Virtual Book Tours in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

I would give this book 5 STARS.


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