June 8, 2012

Saving Mary Tour: Review & Excerpt

Saving Mary: The Possession
Author: Deidre Haverlock
Genre: Paranormal
Release Date: April 1, 2012

Purchase Links:           Amazon                  Amazon UK

If you’re a fan of supernatural fiction then you will be captivated by this true story about a spiritually sensitive girl and the path that led to her possession. Part one of a two-part series, Saving Mary is the story of a modern-day Mary Magdalene—the woman from whom Jesus cast out seven demons. Deidre Daily is drawn to anything seemingly spiritual, desperately seeking a spiritual existence. But inside this vibrant girl hides a terrified child who sincerely believes she has married the devil. Through a series of spiritual encounters her fear turns into reality, and she ends up possessed. 

Deidre’s fascinating spiritual memoir relays her story from childhood to adolescence: invisible eyes leering at her from the corner of her bedroom, horrible nightmares tormenting her, and her desperate attempt to find God—only to end up possessed. It is a candid account of possession from a first-person perspective. This dark memoir brings to light an intricate world of deceitful spirits hell-bent on manipulating and damaging an innocent girl’s life, not only through her dreams, but also through seemingly every-day encounters.

Saving Mary: The Possession is an incredibly interesting memoir of a woman who was plagued by supernatural powers. The book is told in a conversational tone, which makes it easy to put yourself into the middle of the story alongside Deidre and all the things happening around her. The narrative is fast paced and well written, which makes it almost impossible to stop reading until you've finished. The story itself is something that would make your skin crawl while watching a movie; then you remember that you're reading a memoir - that this is a true story - and that really drives the creepiness home. If this was a novel or other work of fiction, it would be a great read. That it is a memoir makes it a real life nightmare. Highly recommended for fans of horror fiction and religious memoirs.

About the Author:

Deidre D Havrelock grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where she eventually met her husband to be, DJ. It was DJ who initially noticed Deidre’s dark state and worked to seek out someone willing to perform her exorcism. Eventually, the newlyweds found their way to the southern hot spot of Brooks, AB where Deidre began writing. From there the family trekked across eastern Canada to Moncton, NB where they learned to love French fries with cheese curds and gravy. Currently nestled in the hills of Kennewick, Washington, Deidre has two horses, one dog, three cats and too many rabbits…and let’s not forget her wonderful husband and three energetic daughters. Her memoir, Saving Mary: The Possession chronicles her dark childhood and the path that led to her demonic possession. She is currently working to finish book two of her spiritual memoir, Saving Mary: The Deliverance. You can find her at - http://deidrehavrelock.wordpress.com/
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Watch the Book Trailer:

Author Deidre Haverlock has stopped by my blog today with an excerpt for her Saving Mary Blog Tour. Check it out!

There aren’t a lot of rules regarding TM, besides: Do Not Talk During Meditation and Do Not Interrupt Someone Who’s Channeling. That’s what we call what we’re doing, ‘channeling,’ like tuning in a radio. We’re the radios and the entities are the radio waves. It’s absolutely cool—enlightening, I mean. Another rule is: Do Not Let an Evil Entity Speak Through You. And, of course, there’s the most important rule. Rule number four: Never—under any circumstance—Touch Anyone During TM. I never really wondered why, except to think that it was probably just bothersome, touching someone who was concentrating on channeling. But today at TM as I sit here in my chair with electricity pulsating through my body, I know from firsthand experience why it is you can’t touch. The Fright’s in me. It’s the same energy I feel in my dreams—except it’s not in my dreams. It’s here, inside my body. Now I understand why they call it ‘the energy.’ It feels like electricity—prickly and powerful. It hurts. I’m screaming in my head.  

Thanks for stopping by my blog and sharing an excerpt with us Deidre!


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