With over thirty published stories to her credit, J.A. Templeton is the YA/New Adult pen name for adult romance author Julia Templeton. A certified psychic medium, Julia enjoys research, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. Married to her high school sweetheart, Julia has two grown children and four grandchildren. She calls the beautiful Pacific Northwest home.
Kenzie’s picture perfect California life is turned upside down when her father leaves the family for another woman. Within months, she goes from private school and posh living to public school and a sub-par apartment in Washington.
Kenzie is soon swept into a world of partying and tattooed badboy rockers. Just when she starts to feel like she finally belongs, a fateful decision changes everything
Ian MacKinnon returns to Scotland after two years abroad and discovers the town of Braemar is no longer the safe haven he remembers. As strange events begin to unfold in the forests beyond the castle where he lives, Ian grows concerned about those he cares about the most…and with good reason.
THE MACKINNON CURSE (The Beginning) is a 14,500 word novella.
Riley Williams life hasn’t been the same since she moved to Scotland and met the spirit of Ian MacKinnon, and Laria, the witch who murdered him.
Since helping Ian cross over to the other side, Riley became Laria’s target, and now the witch has made it clear she wants her dead. Laria has already possessed Riley’s brother and friends, and Riley is starting to feel a little strange.
After battling a malevolent ghost that held the spirit of her friend Ian MacKinnon bound to the land for 200 years, reluctant psychic, Riley Williams, felt as if she was finally easing into her new life in Scotland.
Or so she thought.
Laria, the spirit of the witch who had cursed Ian wants revenge for Riley’s interference and she’s bringing along friends—dark entities who thrive on evil.
Sixteen-year-old Riley Williams has been able to see ghosts since the car crash that took her mother's life and shattered her family.
When her father moves the family to Scotland so they can all start over, Riley thinks her life couldn't get more complicated--until the ghost of nineteen-year-old Ian MacKinnon catches her cutting herself.