Roy, Washington Author Publishes New Novel

Roy, Washington   April 30, 2014   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) "My Beautiful Nightmare," a new book by Sara O'Connell, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Young and beautiful Emily tries to get herself together after deaths took her family one by one. Near the shack where she lives is a mansion that always gets her attention. It seems abandoned, and from the stories told about it, she learns it is haunted.

One night, while coming home from work, two drunken men try to sexually assault her, but a strong, attractive, young man saves her from them. Her savior introduces himself as Jason and he lives in the mansion with his sister and friends. Saying that the owner of the mansion takes orphans under her wing and gives them shelter, food, and work, Jason is able to convince Emily to abandon the shack and go with him to the mansion.

The promise of having company and a better place to live in makes Emily ecstatic, but as her feet reaches the steps of the mansion, she will soon discover that the eerie feeling nagging her bodes a darkness that will cause her misery.

About the Author

Sara O'Connell is a small town girl who always wants to be a writer. She couldn't come up with good ideas, until she had a dream while pregnant with her son. In her dream, she was locked in a huge house with other people, and they were forced to perform. She figured it could make a good book, so worked on it right away. The result is her book My Beautiful Nightmare. She spent the last few years helping her parents in their family business after high school.

"My Beautiful Nightmare" is a 170-page paperback with a retail price of $15.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-9873-5. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at
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Jessica Stillwell
Dorrance Publishing
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