Manisses by Steven R. Porter

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Attracted by the heavenly vistas, cool summer breezes, and affable residents, professional spiritual channelers Clement and Jessica Bradford relocate their family to the coastal island of Manisses to raise their two eccentric daughters in a storybook New England atmosphere -- and talk to the dead. But a foolish mistake from their past haunts them, and when a local girl goes missing, it takes the whole family, including a peculiar doll named Otto, to stop history from repeating itself. Manisses is a rollicking adventure told through a thousand years of history, where you'll meet a brave native maiden, a demure pirate, Prohibition rum-runners, a vengeful witch and many others -- all connected through time by an inconspicuous pile of rocks

Manisses has been awarded an Honorable Mention by the 2012 New England Book Festival, identifying it as one of the top books of the holiday season.
 

About Steven R. Porter

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Steven R. Porter author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant, is a writer, marketing consultant and former Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Lauriat's Bookstores, Inc. Steven is also a frequent speaker and lecturer on Internet technologies and emerging publishing techniques. In September 2011, he founded the Association of Rhode Island Authors www.RIAuthors.org and served as its first president. He and his wife Dawn are active volunteers in their local community and reside in the village of Harmony, Rhode Island with their two children Thomas and Susannah.
 
Published October 7, 2012 by SPIMAC. 353 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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