Leigh Howard and the Ghosts of Simmons-Pierce Manor
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In the past I have been skydiving, scuba diving, studied martial arts, and have gone bungee jumping. The storyline was interesting, albeit a little farfetched at the end with a 16yo girl taking on an elite and elusive criminal enterprise.
Leigh Howard and the Ghosts of Simmons-Pierce Manor” is a thrilling tale of friendship, courage, and the enduring power of curiosity.Five stars for me has to hit ever check mark - I question if these reviews are from people who have actually read the book themselves rather then following the main stream hype. I want to start by saying, I am so happy for this author’s success and hope that this book finds its way to people who love it. As Swearenjin explains in his video, the situation made him think of “all the times I worked so hard and never got any recognition.
My comment is about where the murder “mystery” leads, this was my least favourite part, it was more complicated than the rest of the book and not as interesting, it didn’t fit with the book vibe in my opinion. I instantly downloaded it on my kindle, and before I go any further, as a mother of a 12 year old - I would not let him read this or recommend it to any one under the age of 16 - please check the disclaimers and trigger warnings.
I wish there had been more with the ghosts and her healing and not so much with the cloak and dagger. Doors slam shut on their own, mysterious whispers fill the air, and ghostly apparitions roam the halls at night. There are scenes where the characters are in one location, then at the end they’re in a different location with no transition or acknowledgement there was a shift. Instead I got creepy vibes from an older male author writing about a teen girl getting undressed, trying to distinguish sexual vs mentor energy from older men, and let a ghost “penetrate” her body.
With each clue they discover, the presence of malevolent spirits becomes more tangible, and the danger intensifies.By popular demand, Warner’s publisher is now working to release both hardcover and audiobook versions of the novel.
His goal was certainly achieved—within three days, the video had amassed over 17 million views and received comments from people around the world interested in purchasing Warner’s novel. The first books Shawn remembers reading were the adventures of a horse named Blaze and his youthful owner, Billy, written and illustrated by Clarence William Anderson in the mid-1930's. They delve into the mansion’s dark history, unearthing secrets about the Simmons and Pierce families, whose lives were intertwined with tragedy and betrayal. By far the most rewarding part has been being a husband to an absolutely amazing woman and father to two incredible children - now adults.Explaining, “I do a little bit of TikTok,” Swearenjin decides to purchase an extra signed copy to give away to anyone with over a thousand followers willing to post their own review. A 16 year old gets chewed out by someone who’s not a parent and she…admits her wrong and accepts her punishment?