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Publication date:- 2017-28-10

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Wirral author creates Halloween fun for grown ups

A Wirral author is creating some Halloween fun for grown ups after hiding copies of her latest ghost novel at 2 different iconic landmarks. Estelle Maher, author of Amazon Bestseller Grace and the Ghost, has hidden copies of her debut novel at the Mersey Ferry Terminal and Birkenhead Library and she hopes people will join in the Halloween fun by going to search for them over the next few days. The 45 year old author has made the books a bit more difficult to find by wrapping them in brown paper with a handwritten message on the front:- 'Don't Judge Me by My Cover.' A tag attached to the book asks whoever finds it to take the 'fun and spooky' book home to read. Estelle said:- "I just thought it would be a nice idea to give grown ups in the area something fun to do this Halloween. Most Halloween events are geared towards children but you're never too old to have a bit of fun. The books are not hidden in obvious places so people will have to look quite hard to find them. I hope then, whoever finds a copy of the book will take it home, have a good read of it and then return the book to where they found it either at the Mersey Ferry Terminal or Birkenhead Library ready for the next person."

Instructions of what to do with the book once it's found are written inside the front cover and Estelle hopes the books will be returned many times over for different people to find and read. She said:- "Since Grace and the Ghost was published earlier this year the book has been on quite a journey. Readers have posted pictures on my Facebook page of them reading the novel in locations all over the world. It's been really fun to see where the book might appear next. I thought by hiding the books more locally with a message 'Don't Judge Me By My Cover' it might encourage people to read something a bit different and try out a genre they might not normally choose if they were purchasing a book. Coinciding it with Halloween adds a bit of extra fun and makes sense given the book is about a ghost and I really hope people will enjoy taking part. I'm asking those who find the book to post a picture of it on my Facebook page and it will be really exciting to see how long we can keep it going. Who knows people might still be taking it home to read come Halloween 2018."

Grace and the Ghost was published in paperback format in April followed by an E-book version in May and both became Amazon Bestsellers within a matter of weeks. Estelle, who published the book with the support of Team Author UK, is currently in the midst of penning a sequel:- 'Angels Rebellion' which will be published in Spring 2018. For more information on Estelle and to keep up to date with her books visit:- EstelleMaher.Com. Pictures can be posted to Estelle's Facebook page by following Twitter.


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