Author: J. L. Hickey
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: Dec 31 2012
Edition/Formats Available In: Ebook
Secret Seekers Society and the Beast of Bladenboro follows the
young protagonists Hunter Glenn, and Eliza Lynn through an
adventure ripe with adversity, paranormal monsters, secret
societies, and most haunting of all, a life without their parents.
It all happened one fall afternoon when they learned that their
parent’s plane had gone down overseas, never to be seen again.
The book follows the siblings as they are dropped off at their new guardian’s home, an ancient and
creepy mansion known only as the Belmonte Estate. Here they unravel the secrets of their parent’s
true identities, the origin of the mysterious Mansion, and their inheritance into an ancient secret
society of monster hunters known as Seekers
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J.L. was born in Saginaw, Michigan where he has a Bachelor's
Degree in Creative Writing through Saginaw Valley State
University. He has written and is currently self publishing two
novels, the first entitled The Deity Chronicles: Origins was
released in 2008.
His recent release, The Secret Seekers Society and the Beast of
Bladenboro was released 12/31/12 and has garnered a decent
amount of momentum in its initial release.
You can follow J.L. Hickey's works at www.secretseekerssociety.com
He also dabbles in literary short fiction, and poetry.
When J.L. is not writing, he heads up a local paranormal investigation group in his home town.
"The taxicab weathered its way through a thick storm down the country road. Raindrops the size of
quarters fell onto the windows as Hunter peered out the passenger side lost in a daze of
melancholy. The rhythmic splashes created natural harmonic sounds—their father would say it was
Mother Nature’s way of creating natural musical harmony. Lightning streaked through the dark pale
sky, briefly illuminating the overcast roadway, the thunder making Elly jump slightly. She never did
The ominous weather was fitting for the siblings’ current mood. Despite its treachery for the
cabdriver, who tried his best to safely navigate through the intense rain and howling winds. Hunter
and Elly welcomed the raging storm; if anything, it was a small distraction from the current dark
reality that summed up their lives.
‚Well,‛ the cabdriver spoke once again, trying to break the awkward silence, ‚not sure where it is
you two are going. These directions they gave me sure aren’t taking us down the beaten path. I
don’t think there’s a paved road for miles down this way.‛
Hunter didn’t reply to the friendly gesture. Elly also ignored him, quietly humming an old tune her
mother used to sing her to sleep, making it apparent she wasn’t interested in any type of
conversation with the strange man. It had been a long drive already, and the only thing keeping the
cabdriver awake was his trusty coffee mug filled to the brim with the bitterest coffee imaginable