Betty Mermelstein


Betty has been interested in writing since she was a child and has published a variety of material, including poetry, ebooks, humorous personal narratives, nonfiction articles, and a children's play. She has been a ballroom dancer for many years, doing performances and competitions with her instructor. Living in Arizona with her husband, Alan, Betty is a retired elementary and junior high teacher, and loves spending time with her sons' families.

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A Spirited Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Karen comes across a nineteenth century newspaper article at college. It hints at the supposed stealing of a horse trophy by her ancestor, Thomas, even though there is no evidence. Thomas and his wife, Margaret, appear to Karen, as they have in the past, and she swears she will clear Thomas' name. Many strange and humorous situations with her dead relatives occur as Karen pursues her goal.
A Spirited Inheritance: A Family Ghost Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
Teenager Karen, a budding entomologist (someone who studies insects), meets her ancestors in the hallway upstairs. The two of them have come back to ask for help in finding a scarab they lost in their house, in which Karen and her mother now live. Many humorous situations occur as the spirits follow Karen on her search. She also comes to better understand her mother in the process.
Seven for Reflection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These seven short stories delve into relationships, whether they are familial, with friends, or with strangers. They ask the reader to reflect upon each relationship and hopefully relate to one or more as having had a similar experience.

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