Jeff Geraci grew up in the Coachella Valley in Southern California and still lives there with his wife, Briar, and their two children. He has a wealth of life experiences to draw on for his writing. He’s an environmental scientist, a graduate of the San Bernardino County Police Academy, and a graduate of UC Riverside with a BS in science.
Jeff’s first novel, Paramnesia, is one of those novels that can be enjoyed on more than one level. Young readers will love the story about Curia Coal-Pies, who tumbles into a mystical pond that transports her to another realm where animals talk, knights ride hybrid beasts, and animal and man alike are ruled by a tyrannical organization called the Circle of Nine. But I can say from personal experience that adult readers will also like this novel. And the symbolism and anagrams that Jeff scattered through the story add to the fun. Hint: Did I mention the Circle of Nine?
As a revolution rages, time is running out for this troubled teen who must travel across magical landscapes marred by a violent war. In this world where nothing is what it seems, she finds that the most unlikely friends and foes are sometimes made under the strangest of circumstances.
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