Paul Ferrante is originally from the Bronx and grew up in the town of Pelham, NY. He received his undergraduate and Masters degrees in English from Iona College, where he was also a halfback on the Gaels' undefeated 1977 football team. Paul has been an award-winning secondary school English teacher and coach for over 30 years, as well as a columnist for Sports Collector's Digest since 1993 on the subject of baseball ballpark history. Many of his works can be found in the archives of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. His writings have led to numerous radio and television appearances related to baseball history. Paul lives in Connecticut with his wife Maria and daughter Caroline, a film screenwriter/director. Last Ghost at Gettysburg: a T.J. Jackson Mystery is his first novel.
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.
T.J. Jackson just wants to be a normal high school kid. Unfortunately, his paranormal ability — and the responsibility that goes with it — won’t let him. He and fellow ghost hunters Bortnicker and LouAnne have made a name for themselves as reality TV stars, but now the stakes are higher. A witch from the 1600s has returned to avenge her death, and the Junior Gonzo Ghost Chasers must stop her.
Something’s Wrong in the Birthplace of Baseball.
In life, he was one of the all-time greats, a trailblazing icon
who played the game with unmatched passion and style.
In death, his mystique only grew, the circumstances of his demise
shrouded in controversy and myth.
When he passed into legend it was believed his like
would never be seen again.
But now he’s come back.
Even Paradise has a Dark Side...
During their first adventure in Gettysburg, T.J., LouAnne and Bortnicker established themselves as talented ghost hunters. So when The Adventure Channel gives them an opportunity to visit the island of Bermuda to film the pilot episode of Junior Gonzo Ghost Chasers, they can't resist. What could be better than scuba diving, sightseeing, and ghost hunting for....
High school freshman T.J. Jackson thinks his summer will be a drag when his widowed dad dumps him off for a vacation with his Uncle Mike, a park ranger at the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Aunt Terri, and his geeky adopted cousin LouAnne.
But T.J. is in for a few surprises. A ghostly Confederate cavalier has been terrorizing nightly visitors to the battlefield....