Sunday, March 18, 2012

Afterlife series by T.P. Boje (Guest Post/Giveaway)

Please give a warm welcome to Y.A. paranormal romance, fantasy and mystery author T. P. Boj who is joining us today with her new Y.A. paranormal series - Afterlife!


Have you ever wondered where you go when you die?

Haven’t we all at some point? I used to do it a lot as a kid. Is heaven for real and what is it going to be like once I get there? What kind of a body will I have? What will I look like? Will all of my family come with me? Will I meet my grandmother there?

The Brothers Lionheart
When I was a child I remember reading Astrid Lindgren’s “The Brothers Lionheart”. To those who don’t know it, it is a book about two brothers that both die and goes to the country Nangijala, a land in "the campfires and storytelling days". Here the brothers experience great adventures. Together with a resistance group they lead the struggle against the evil Tengil, who rules with the aid of the fearsome fire-breathing dragon Katla. It is really a very beautiful book and I remember how it made me look upon death in a totally different way. Like it could actually be a new adventure.

As I grew up I never thought much about life after death and if there really was one or not. I was busy living my life and thinking about my life here on earth. But then one day not many months ago a thought just popped into my head. What if we have to go to school when we die?

As it so often happens, the thought wouldn’t go away again once it had come into my head, and I started playing with the idea. If it is true that we leave our bodies here on earth, then we must have some new body on the other side, right? And it would probably take some time to get used to that new body. And how about going through walls and doors and stuff? I mean if we become spirits then we would have to learn how to do all those things, right? And what about flying? That is not something that comes to us easily. We would have to practice first, right? And someone would have to teach us. So eventually I started imagining this school that we all had to graduate from in order to be let into heaven, and soon Meghan popped into my head and started walking around on that school - that just had to be run by angels. She soon made some friends and fell in love (as it often happens when you are sixteen). And that was when the problems began. Because the boy was still human, living on earth, so how could they ever be together?
That was when I realized that a book-series was born. And just like the book “The Brothers Lionheart” from my childhood, it was about how dying is only the beginning of the next great adventure.

Have you ever wondered where you go when you die?

Meghan is 16 when it happens to her. She wakes up on a flying steamboat on her way to a school run by Angels in a white marble castle. She meets Mick who helps her through a difficult time in a different world filled with heavenly magic. One day she finds a mirror in the cellar of the school and goes through it. She ends up back on earth where she meets Jason. But Jason is in danger and Meghan knows something important. Soon she will have to choose between the two worlds. The one she belongs to now, and the one she left.

Beyond is a Y/A paranormal romance and the first book in T. P. Boje’s Afterlife-series. It is great for young readers ages 9 and up.


It is Meghan’s second year at The Academy. While trying to help and care for Jason on earth she is struggling to keep up in school, where they this year will learn both to ride Pegasus’ and fly through severe storms. Meanwhile Mick is becoming more than a friend to her and soon she finds herself facing the unavoidable choice.
But something evil is threatening the students at the Academy and Meghan is no longer safe within the walls of the castle. Something causes several of the students to be caught in the middle of a nightmare, that they can’t wake up from.
Soon they suspect that there might be a traitor in their midst.

Serenity is a Y/A paranormal romance. It is the second book in T. P. Boje’s Afterlife-series about a young girl’s life after death. It is great for young readers ages 9 and up.

Meghan’s training at the Academy is coming to an end. Everything is going great as she comes closer to graduation. She is engaged to be married and the wedding is near when she hears some disturbing news that makes her rethink her future. In class the students are learning to catch dreams and fly with the speed of light. Meghan soon discovers her special talents and that she is much stronger than she thought. But unfortunately that doesn’t help her as she faces the truth about her own death, which will be revealed to her at the end of the year.

Endurance is the third book in T. P. Boje’s Afterlife series about a young girl’s life after death. It is great for young readers ages 9 and up.

About the author:
T. P. Boje is a mother of two, a stepmother of another two and a hardcore cartoon lover, Tim Burton enthusiast, and enjoys any movie the Coen Brothers have made (with the big Lebowski being her favorite strongly followed by Burn after Reading). She is also a writer of Y/A Paranormal Romance, fantasy and mystery. She is originally from Denmark but currently living in Florida, USA. Her books are translated into several languages.
To learn more follow her on Twitter, visit her fansite on Facebook or check out her web-page: http://www.tpboje.blogspot.com/




~*GIVEAWAY*~
Theresa is giving away one digital copy and one paperback copy of the first book in the Afterlife series, Beyond, to two readers! To enter, just leave a comment on this post  and then fill out the RaffleCopter below with your name and email address. Additional entries are available but not required. Good luck!

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8 comments:

Sisters Unedited said...

I have read Beyond by T.P. Boje and I really enjoyed it. I gave it a 4/5 and am looking forward to finishing her series.

My Review of Beyond by T.P. Boje

Tore said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway. I would love to read this series. Tore923@aol.com

marybelle said...

I really should read more T. P. Boje.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Red Headed Bookworm said...

I apologize if I double post, I don't think my first comment went through.

This looks like a very interesting story. My daughters and I would love to read these stories. Thanks for the giveaway!

redheaded.bookworm at yahoo dot com

Janiera said...

Thanks for this awesome giveaway! These books sound really good.
Janiera @This is From my Heart

Lexi said...

School when we die, shudder at the thought. But an interesting idea to explore in a book.

Helen said...

really interesting story line thanks for the chance to read this

AEKZ2 said...

I'm looking a new good read. Thank you!

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