Kaylee's Ghost by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

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Grandmother Miriam, thrilled that her granddaughter, Violet, seems to be psychic, wants nothing more than the chance to mentor her way her own Russian grandmother, Bubbie, had done with her. But Cara, Miriam’s daughter, a modern businesswoman who remembers all too well the downside of living with her psychic mother, digs in her heels. As things become more fractious in the family, Violet, a brilliant and sensitive child, is torn between her mother and grandmother, until Miriam’s gift backfires, bringing terrible danger to those she loves. Can Miriam put things right in time, or is it already too late? A mesmerizing story about life here on Earth and after we've passed on, Kaylee’s Ghost is also a domestic drama spanning five generations, a tale about forgiveness, letting go and discovering who we are meant to be, no matter how unusual.
 

About Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

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Like Miriam Kaminsky, Rochelle Jewel Shapiro is a phone psychic who lives in Great Neck, N.Y. with her pharmacist husband. Articles have been written about her psychic gift in such places as Redbook, The Jerusalem Post, the Dutch Magazine, TV GID, and the Long Island section of the New York Times. She's chronicled her own psychic experiences in Newsweek (My Turn), and The New York Times (Lives) which can be read on her website at http://rochellejewelshapiro.com.Shapiro has won The Brandon Memorial Literary Award and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in poetry. Miriam the Medium was also published in Belgium, Holland, and the U.K. and was nominated for the Harold U. Ribelow Award and appeared on the summer reading list of The Hartford Courant. Her poetry has appeared in such publications as the Iowa Review, Moment, Harpur Palate, Inkwell Magazine, and the Los Angeles Review. Besides her psychic practice, Shapiro teaches writing at UCLA Extension and writes for the Huffington Post.
 
Published December 12, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 346 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"Shapiro effectively immerses readers in a world of spirits—a milieu in which Miriam’s dead Bubbie talks to her on a daily basis—and keeps the proceedings from ever feeling over-the-top."

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