Blue Girl on the Night Dream Sea

Book Details:

Book Title Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea by Ginny Fite
CategoryAdult Fiction, 274 pages
Suspense/Paranormal/Time Travel
Publisher:  Black Opal Books
Release date:   September, 2019
Tour dates: Dec 2 to Dec 20, 2019
Content Rating: PG-13 + M (There are no explicit sex scenes but an implied threat of rape; there is some rough language)

Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea is a combination time-travel fantasy, a historical thriller, and a modern-day suspense. Well written, fast paced, and intense, this one will keep you glued to the edge of your seat all the way through.  –says Reviewer Regan Murphy

Expertly combining the past and present, science fiction, and suspense, Fite weaves a tale that will keep you enthralled from beginning to end. –says Reviewer Taylor Jones

Book Description:
Sometimes the last person you save is yourself. Elena must take her city back from terrorists. Hana must save her tribe from the wrath of a ruthless king. They’re stronger together. The problem is they’re 4,000 years and 6,000 miles apart. Wounded during a terrorist attack, NYC police commando Elena Labat wakes from her coma aboard a Phoenician boat on the Mediterranean Sea to find a young girl lashed to the mast. The girl is Hana, who has trekked across Bronze Age Lebanon with Danel to prevent a king from destroying her tribe. Elena knows she must save Hana. And Hana must escape the barbarians who abducted her before she can find Danel and go home. Slipping in and out of unconsciousness, Elena teaches Hana everything she can, protecting her from barbarians, a priestess, and a king. But Elena’s family needs her, and she can’t stay in the past. Hana will have to succeed on her own.


By Ginny Fite
I had been looking for an authentic Bronze Age name for a male character—Hana’s guide and companion in Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea—when I stumbled on this statement: Ugaritic was “the greatest literary discovery from antiquity since the deciphering of the Egyptian hieroglyphs and Mesopotamian cuneiform.”
I knew I had found something as important to my story as if I’d dug up 4,600-year-old gold rings stamped with the images of goddesses.

The discovery of Ugarit gave me Danel (without the “i” as in the Ugaritic Legend of Danel), a good guy even if he starts off a little arrogant and huffy with Hana. After all, he’s been given the thankless task of escorting a headstrong twelve-year-old girl across the wasteland to Sidon and then is kidnapped by the horse people for his trouble. He deserved a strong name.
We often think the stuff archaeologists unearth in far-off places are bits and pieces of a world that doesn’t apply to us, that has nothing to do with who we are or how we live now. But everything is connected, somehow, at least in a writer’s imagination, which is like a huge steaming compost pile of everything we’ve ever heard, seen, or read.

Finding Danel and a society that developed writing, art, literature, and a monarchy for 500 years and then was destroyed in a blink and covered over for thousands of years until it was unearthed by a plow made me think about how people adapted to change in ancient civilizations.
Which brought me to wonder how a young girl, brought up in an egalitarian agrarian society with one set of gods, would adapt in a new place with different rules about status, religious practice, and privilege.

This was the question I kept asking myself as Hana walked into Queen Peri’s palace in Sidon and saw single rooms big enough to shelter her entire tribe, wall after wall of glorious images composed of tiny tiles of color, fountains spouting water in the middle of courtyards, and a woman reclining on a throne, fanned by obsequious handmaidens.

If I were Hana, would I run in the other direction as fast as possible and risk the lives of my family, or would I stay and figure out how to adapt? The universe always offers choices. In Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea Hana finds her own unique solution.

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Meet the Author:

Ginny Fite is an award-winning journalist who has covered crime, politics, government, healthcare, art and all things human. She has been a spokesperson for a governor and a member of Congress, a few colleges and universities, and a robotics R&D company. She has degrees from Rutgers University and Johns Hopkins University and studied at the School for Women Healers and the Maryland Poetry Therapy Institute. Her three murder mysteries, Cromwell’s Folly, No Good Deed Left Undone, and Lying, Cheating, and Occasionally Murder, are set in the rolling hills of Jefferson County, West Virginia. No End of Bad, a thriller, was released in June 2018. She resides in Harpers Ferry, WV.

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