Ghost Story Thriller for Teens

October 24, 2013

Ghost 8

Paranormal & historical for young adults and school reading classes.

The St. Augustine Trilogy, Book I – Sliding Beneath the Surface.

Author Doug Dillon’s many years of working with teens, teaching history and experiencing the paranormal make for a very realistic and exciting book.

See the book trailer below, created by a fan.

Sliding - blog

A new resident of America’s oldest and most haunted city, St. Augustine, Florida, fifteen-year-old Jeff Golden suddenly finds himself up to his eyeballs in frightening paranormal experiences. At the end of his rope in trying to figure out what is happening to him, Jeff decides to rely on his girlfriend Carla Rodriguez, and Lobo, an old Native American shaman, for help.

Despite this guidance, things get even worse. Jeff’s spine-tingling encounters increase in number and intensity at an alarming rate, scaring him even more. Eventually, he makes the startling discovery that unresolved circumstances involving a bloody event directly out of Florida’s distant past threatens his sanity and possibly his life. by forces he cannot understand or control, Jeff’s world radically shifts again from frightening to downright terrifying. In desperation, and on Lobo’s advice, he leaps headlong into the unknown in order to save himself. What Jeff discovers though is that he has entered a level of reality he is completely unprepared to handle while unwittingly dragging Carla with him.

Like all the books in THE ST. AUGUSTINE TRILOGY, the premise for Sliding Beneath the Surface is simply this: You create your own reality.

Click here to see the reviews for sliding on

Click on the article title below to see how this book is now being used in reading classrooms.

Reading Motivation that Worked




Click here for the book Doug and his wife wrote about their actual paranormal experiences.






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