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December 2016  |    310 Pages    |   6 x 0.8 x 9 inches

The Involuntary Ghostwriter, the first book of The Ghostwriter Series, consists of overlapping narrative threads, one of coming of age, and the second coming to terms. It examines a life at its beginning, and another toward its end.

Jonathon Fry awakes from an erotic dream of a beautiful woman he has never seen before, with his thoughts filled with memories that are not his own, and his memoir becomes the root stock to graft the story of...

A boy, who was told,when he grew up, He could be anything He wanted to be. Little did they know He'd take them so seriously.

About the Author

As a young man, his questions led to him to study theology, with the intent of becoming a Presbyterian minister. When his questions led him to doubt much of what he'd been taught and believed, he turned to philosophy, in which he has a degree from Youngstown State University.  

Mr. Debelak now lives with his wife in a beautiful old house where he loves sitting on the front porch with a bottle of wine, inciting parties and asking questions, especially his favorites, the ubiquitous "Why?", and, of course, "What if...?"

The Involuntary Ghostwriter, his debut novel.



"Douglas Debelak provides his fiction, loosely based on facts. This is a book about living and striving, that many people will relate to. An important recurring theme running throughout is sin and guilt. This is a book about human existence and experience and the anxiety caused by living. As Jonathon reaches mid life, is he experiencing some sort of mid-life crisis or,is God using him as a medium to pass on his words about what it is to live, to exist and what it means to be human in the world that He provided for us?"
                              -- Sheena Macleod, Reign of the Marionettes

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