Streetlights Like Fireworks Series
Psychic visions, visits from ghosts and telepathic connections. Must be time for date two. Nothing prepares Lauren for suddenly connecting with the mind of Vicky Stearns, a girl she’s never seen before. Her confusion soon turns to fear when she learns that the girl went missing earlier that same day.
A ghost who brings visions of fire. A runaway girl on the streets. A psychic who might be lying about someone’s death. It must be time for Jack and Lauren to get serious. Teenage psychics, Lauren and Jack, find themselves pitted against a ticking clock as they try to rescue a girl the police are searching for, at least one man is hunting, and who another psychic claims to have already seen dead.
A haunting vision of a forgotten girl. A house holding dark secrets. A spirit caught within a trap. Just when Jack and Lauren thought they were taking a vacation. Jack and Lauren have just a few days to rescue a spirit trapped in an historic home in Richmond, Virginia. Tough enough but even tougher when the other ghost who’s kept him there will do anything, even kill, to keep things as they’ve been for nearly a century.
Jump When Ready Series
Dead doesn’t mean helpless. Now in the afterlife, Henry witnesses his sister’s abduction. He knows where she’s being held and who the kidnappers are. As the police chase false leads, Henry realizes he’s his sister’s only hope. But for him to even have a chance of saving her, he has to convince a group of teenagers that dead doesn’t mean helpless.
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In the afterlife, you’re not supposed to see ghosts. But it seems that’s exactly what’s been happening to Nikki when she starts encountering spectral visits from Curtis, her friend who started a new life on Earth twenty years ago. Curtis’s presence in the “In-Between” has to mean something serious. Nikki soon learns that, three days from now, an incident on Earth will end Curtis’s new life. Now, Nikki and her friends must find a way to alter the outcome of a future event only they know will take place. Otherwise, Curtis is going to die again, taking with him any hope Nikki and her friends had for starting over.
Angels, demons and dream worlds. A whole new level of risk. In the afterlife, Henry and Nikki are asked to help Rose, a girl trapped in a dream world created by guilt at her past life actions. Can they make Rose trust them enough to see that she was a victim and not a killer? Can they shatter the illusion keeping her trapped as a ghost?
David Pandolfe is the author of the Streetlights Like Fireworks and Jump When Ready series. Reading his books, you’ll soon learn that he likes writing stories about psychics, ghosts, unusual settings and characters who approach adventure with a sense of humor. He’s not sure where the ghost obsession came from but he figured he might as well roll with it.
Before becoming a writer, David did a few other things. For example, he was once a bartender in Seattle, a singer/songwriter in a Los Angeles rock band and a college writing teacher in Richmond (not all at the same time, of course). These days, he lives near Richmond, Virginia, with his wife, two kids and a dog who’s terrified of thunder. Not the best situation for their dog since it thunders from spring until fall in Richmond.
Just a quick post mainly to let folks know that the audiobook version of Distance (Streetlights Like Fireworks #3) is now out and available at Audible and iTunes. Once again, I couldn’t be more pleased with how this audiobook came out since the narrator/producer, Kerrie Seymour, really nailed this one. Not only does she voice Lauren perfectly, she also does a great job narrating Jack’s chapters. Pretty amazing, if you ask me, and I feel really lucky that we’ve been working together on these (Kerrie is currently working on the audiobook version of This Gem in My Hand).read more
Making an already fantastic week even more wonderful, Kaitlyn Pendleton (a name I really have to appropriate for a future character) of YouTube fame, got in touch asking if I’d be okay with her featuring the Streetlights Like Fireworks books on her YouTube show, iIMAGINEblank. As it turns out, Kaitlyn is a fan of the books and also subscribes to my newsletter, once again proving that my newsletter subscribers are probably the most amazing group of people in the world (I’m now subscribed to Kaitlyn’s YouTube vlog, of course).read more
It’s been a few months while I’ve split my attention between writing this latest chapter in the Streetlights Like Fireworks series and working on another new project. As always, I’ve enjoyed every moment of creating another Jack and Lauren adventure. I’ve come to love writing these characters and intend to write more about them going forward (sometimes, though, I imagine the two of them suddenly looking up at me and asking, “Do you mind?” as I continue to peer into their lives).read more