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The Psi Squad - Paranormal Series
« on: January 24, 2013, 05:08:45 am »
Priced at 99 cents, The Psi Squad is a novella-length story of three middle school kids who realize they have unique abilities. Here's the blurb:

J.B. has been bothered by colorful balls of light floating around him as far back as he can recall. Doctors blame it on strained rods and cones in his eyes, but he's never believed that diagnosis. As if seeing things weren't troublesome enough, now he's the new kid in town starting middle school with no friends. His grandparents aren't exactly excited he's moved in with them, either. When he spots a fellow student who appears to interact with one of the glowing spots only he is supposed to be able to see, J.B. decides he must befriend the strange girl and investigate the peculiar coincidence. But some things are easier said than done...

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #1 on: January 24, 2013, 09:28:34 am »
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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #2 on: January 24, 2013, 12:53:57 pm »
    Excellent info! Thanks for the warm welcome.

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #3 on: February 01, 2013, 11:03:03 am »
    "The Psi Squad" is now available in paperback through Amazon!
    To order a copy, click here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Psi-Squad-Book-Volume/dp/148209729X

    Also, you can find the:

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Paranormal Novella for Kids
    « Reply #4 on: February 08, 2013, 06:40:12 am »
    Two bits of recent news for "The Psi Squad" --

    4 Star Review on Amazon! Click the cover in the signature below to read the review.

    "Psi Squad" Now Available for Nook! Click the following link for information about the Nook version: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-psi-squad-mark-feggeler/1114306285?ean=2940016191249

    Have an awesome weekend!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #5 on: February 17, 2013, 05:45:13 pm »
    5-Star Review on Amazon for The Psi Squad! Click the cover in the signature below to read the review.

    Also, The Psi Squad can now be found on Goodreads at http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17373968-the-psi-squad

    Get the eBook for $2.99 at Amazon or B&N.
    Get the paperback for $5.99 at Amazon.

    Have a happy & healthy week!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #6 on: February 24, 2013, 06:14:05 am »
    Yet another 4-STAR review for The Psi Squad!

    Available for Kindle ($2.99) and in paperback ($5.99) at Amazon, and also for Nook and Kobo.


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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #7 on: March 04, 2013, 07:44:43 am »
    New author website - Books by Feggeler - now live at: http://fegbooks.blogspot.com.

    At the author site you will find information about "The Psi Squad: Book One" and updates on the writing of Book Two in the series, in addition to info on other books by the author. Also, the site features a weekly Middle Grade Spotlight highlighting books written by other authors for middle grade readers.

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #8 on: April 02, 2013, 06:42:37 am »
    "The Psi Squad: Book One" Kindle edition is now priced at $1.99 and available exclusively through KDP Select!

    Click the book cover in the signature below to go to "The Psi Squad" page at Amazon. Book Two will be ready for release in fall 2013.


    In other news, books for middle grade readers (ages 8-12) are featured weekly at my author website. This week's spotlight book is "Pinke is Dead" by author C.E Martin. To see the Middle Grade Spotlight, please click: http://fegbooks.blogspot.com/p/mg-spotlight.html

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- FREE through 4/14/2013
    « Reply #9 on: April 12, 2013, 08:47:51 am »
    "The Psi Squad: Book One" is available FREE at Amazon today through Sunday (4/14).

    Pick up your free ebook copy at: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B50RLQ0

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #10 on: April 19, 2013, 12:02:21 pm »
    So, the recent free promotion has yielded a new 5-Star review. Sounds like a win-win to me!

    I hope everyone who managed to snag a free copy thoroughly enjoys Book One in the series and comes back in a few months for the release of Book Two: "The Atherton Ghost." Don't worry, I'll keep you posted!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #11 on: April 27, 2013, 12:15:03 pm »
    Another 5-Star review for "The Psi Squad!"

    Book Two, "The Atherton Ghost," is at the halfway point as I type and I'm thoroughly enjoying being able to develop the relationships between J.B., Rhea & William (aka Mole). It should be available this fall on Amazon!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #12 on: May 06, 2013, 04:53:20 pm »
    Yet another 5-Star review on Amazon! I'm beginning to wonder if my Mother has learned to work her computer...

    "The Psi Squad" is slowly gaining traction and readers seem eager for the next installment. The interest level makes it that much easier to find the motivation to keep on tapping out book two, The Atherton Ghost.

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Released January 2013!
    « Reply #13 on: May 13, 2013, 09:48:07 am »
    Pinehurst Elementary School just ordered 10 copies of "The Psi Squad" to replace the one I had given to the school when the paperback became available. Seems it's been checked out so many times in the last few months the book is starting to fall apart.

    Ah, kids. It's nice to be appreciated by the core target audience!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Middle Grade Paranormal Mystery!
    « Reply #14 on: May 20, 2013, 12:50:51 pm »
    Production is at the halfway point for the second book in the Psi Squad series -- "The Atherton Ghost" -- as positive reviews continue to come in for "The Psi Squad: Book One" on Amazon and at Goodreads.

    Click the cover below to check it out!

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Middle Grade Paranormal Mystery!
    « Reply #15 on: June 05, 2013, 03:07:44 pm »
    The Psi Squad is FREE today and tomorrow (Tuesday & Wednesday) at Amazon!

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Psi-Squad-Book-ebook/dp/B00B50RLQ0

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book One -- Middle Grade Paranormal Mystery!
    « Reply #16 on: June 17, 2013, 07:18:43 am »
    Six chapters written and four to go before the second book in "The Psi Squad" series can move to the editing process.
    Still shooting for a fall 2013 release!

    In the meantime, check out Book One to find out where it all begins: http://www.amazon.com/The-Psi-Squad-Book-ebook/dp/B00B50RLQ0

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    Re: The Psi Squad: Book Two
    « Reply #17 on: July 16, 2013, 06:09:05 pm »
    Only two more chapters to go until "The Psi Squad: The Atherton Ghost" enters the editing phase!

    J.B., Rhea and William are tangling with a ghost at the historic Atherton Homestead and making new friends along the way. But their biggest challenge remains learning how to get along with each other.

    More to come soon!
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    Re: The Psi Squad -- A Middle Grade Paranormal Series!
    « Reply #18 on: July 25, 2013, 04:43:15 am »
    The Psi Squad is FREE on Amazon through Saturday, July 27th!


    Click the cover image in the signature below to get your free ebook today!!!

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    Re: The Psi Squad - A Middle Grade Paranormal Series!
    « Reply #19 on: August 06, 2013, 05:40:09 am »
    The rough draft of the second book in "The Psi Squad" series is almost complete!

    The Squad's second ghostly adventure will turn out slightly longer than Book One, and there are a few new characters who just might become permanent fixtures in the series. Writing the first book was fun, but this time around has proven to be an absolute delight! The primary Psi Squad members are gradually learning more about each other, while we learn more about how their extra-sensory skills can be put to good use. And is that a new member of the Squad I see? Maybe, maybe not. The book isn't finished yet, so even I don't know.

    Check back for more updates over the coming weeks!

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    Re: The Psi Squad - A Middle Grade Paranormal Series!
    « Reply #20 on: August 19, 2013, 08:30:02 pm »
    A new review on Amazon for "The Psi Squad" and it's only 3-STARS!

    Nice to know someone other than my mother is willing to post a review...
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    The second book in the "Psi Squad" series will be ready for publication by Halloween! Very fitting, indeed.

    It became clear an extra chapter was needed as I was wrapping up the ghost story/mystery part of Book Two, therefore it's taking a bit longer than expected to get everything ready for my impatient editor.

    I also need to flip back through and add bits and pieces to earlier chapters. I mean, who knew the blind man at the soldier's grave would do that? And how was I to know the girl tagging along would be able to do what she does? Writing would be a much more straightforward task if these characters stated their intentions from the start...

    Anyway, "The Psi Squad: Book One" is for sale on Amazon as an eBook and paperBack if you want to see where the kids' adventure begins.

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    Re: The Psi Squad - Fresh Ideas
    « Reply #22 on: September 10, 2013, 12:21:17 pm »
    Book Two in the "Psi Squad" series has been haunting me lately. I became stuck in one of the final chapters and couldn't write my way out of it. Turns out, with a few minor changes to an earlier chapter, all the action will make much more sense. It's amazing how negative you can feel about a book when you hit a minor roadblock and how stupidly giddy you feel when you figure out how to get around it.

    Onward to the end, then some edits, a beta read or two, and "The Atherton Ghost" will be ready for public consumption.

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    Re: The Psi Squad - A Middle Grade Paranormal Series!
    « Reply #23 on: October 16, 2013, 05:30:10 am »
    Get your Kindle edition of "The Psi Squad" FREE through Friday!

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Psi-Squad-Book-One-ebook/dp/B00B50RLQ0

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    Re: The Psi Squad - A Middle Grade Paranormal Series!
    « Reply #24 on: December 11, 2013, 05:49:49 am »
    The first draft of "The Psi Squad" sequel is finally finished! Now begin the edits and rewrites, which shouldn't take long.

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