Water Ghosts

ABOUT Linda Collison

Linda Collison
Linda Collison has received numerous awards for her creative writing, including the grand prize for fiction at the 1996 Maui Writers Conference. Her historical novel Star-Crossed (Knopf;2006) was a New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age - 2007.  



"I see things other people don't see; I hear things other people don't hear." Fifteen-year-old James McCafferty is an unwilling sailor aboard a traditional Chinese Junk operated as adventure-therapy for troubled teens. Once at sea, James believes the ship is being taken over by the spirits of courtiers who fled the Imperial palace during the Ming Dynasty, more than 600 years earlier, and sailing to its doom. A psychological nautical adventure with strong historical and paranormal elements.