Clarissa Johal: Announcement

Monday, May 26, 2014

Announcement

I just signed a contract with Permuted Press for the publication of VOICES, a paranormal psychological horror. My thoughts are all over the place right now. I'm excited, terrified, elated, exhausted, but most importantly, recharged and ready to dive into my work-in-progress. There's nothing more rewarding than working on a novel for over a year and having it picked up by a publisher.

I'll leave you with an unedited tagline and blurb from my novel to come. Release date TBA.

VOICES

Sometimes the ghosts from your past...are real

Moira Flynn is arrested for attacking a door-to-door solicitor with a knife. She claims a voice told her the man was intent on assaulting her. The trouble is, she was the only one that heard that voice. Moira strikes a plea bargain and is sent to a psychiatric hospital for voluntary treatment. Dr. Richard Cassano is hesitant to treat her as schizophrenic, as she does not show the standard symptoms. As their sessions progress, Moira confesses there are two voices—and they aren’t voices in her head, but the voices of ghosts. Are they imaginary? Or are they actual spirits, attached to her for reasons of their own? As Moira’s doctor uncovers more of her past, he begins to realize that her ghosts are real. And one of them is determined to drag Moira into the afterlife with him.

2 comments:

Helen and Lorri said...

YAY! Congratulations, Clarissa! SOOOO exciting.

Heather Holden said...

Congrats! Voices sounds so dark and awesome! :D