In The Shadows

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E.J. Shaw

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Eden Matthews. A girl with talent, looks and ambition. But when one innocent horse ride goes wrong, a new world opens up where she can both see and communicate with the dead.


Suspense / Thriller, Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance,

Short Summary

Eden is a budding ballet dancer who can communicate with ghosts. She befriends a ragtag group of ghosts and, accompanied by her childhood sweetheart, she embarks on a journey of mysteries and danger as they become embroiled in the war between Heaven and Hell.


Wiltshire, England. London, England. New York, US.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Eden Matthews

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Romantic, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Insecure, Naive, Selfless, Beautiful, Gracious, Engaging, Heroic, Sarcastic, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: 'Ladders'

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Heroic, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Faithful, Masculine, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Blunt, Confident, Funny, Skillful, Unapologetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Leader, Modest, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Finley Harrison ('Finn')

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Faithful, Honorable, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Dillon Taylor

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Outspoken, Adventurous, Badass, Decisive, Engaging, Sexy, Skillful, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Confident, Funny, Heartthrob, Power-hungry, Romantic, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Leader, Masculine, Sarcastic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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