Ghosts of Mayflower

A Pennhurst Haunting

Non-Fiction - Memoir
124 Pages
Reviewed on 07/14/2013
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Author Biography

With a passion for writing, Award winning author Tamera Lawrence likes to entertain readers with edgy thrillers and mysteries. As a mother of six, Tamera draws on personal experiences to bring to life interesting characters set in today’s complex world.

Tamera loves meeting fans and writes book reviews upon request.

Tamera writing as Tammy Tattles writes movie, book and current event reviews for Berks Mont News. (Boyertown Times, Kutztown Patriot and the Tri-County Newspaper)

Tamera also likes to play softball and clang out a tune or two on the piano.

Fiction Books include: THE POND:(Readers Favorite 2011 Gold winner) WRECKER & BEFORE I WAKE

(Readers Favorite Finalist)

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    Book Review

Reviewed by Katelyn Hensel for Readers' Favorite

A closed insane asylum lies quietly rotting in the bleak North-Atlantic sun. Yet, it seems that some of its residents, both children and adult, are still inside. The Pennhurst Asylum is one of America's most haunted residences. Its history is dark and traumatic, with most of the patients suffering painful abuse and mistreatment at the hands of the staff. Tamera Lawrence brings us into this dark world to experience this haunting past and wonder about the present residents in her book Ghosts of Mayflower. With enough facts, stories, and insights to turn even the toughest critic white with fear, this is a ghost story that is truly worthy of the name.

You can tell that Tamera Lawrence spent a lot of time researching this project. The history and attention to detail is impeccable and very informative. The description of each haunting is wonderful and eerie. You feel as if you are really there, and that at any second something is going to jump out and grab you. The mysterious and scary nature of the stories have a deeper impact, knowing that this is no work of fiction, and that these experiences or many like them have been shared by real people. Any fan of ghost hunting and the like will be thrilled by this haunting book. It's up to you if you believe in the captivating stories within, or if you know that the dead stay buried. Either way, Ghosts of Mayflower is a fun read for anyone who enjoys ghost stories