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Sweet Dreams at The Palace Hotel by @StellaJayneP is a Binge-Worthy Festival pick #paranormalromance

Title: Sweet Dreams at The Palace Hotel

Author: Stella Jayne Phillips

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Book Blurb:

Nikki Benton crossed the threshold of the historic Palace Hotel, leaving her shattered dreams behind. Following the footsteps of the original owner, she puts her heart into crating an intimate lodging experience while becoming an integral part of the community. So what if she takes lessons on embracing life from Mrs. Victoria Wyatt, the hotel's resident ghost.


A biting January wind burned her cheeks when

Nikki dashed to her truck and lifted a small white dog

from the back seat. Georgie whined, eyes focused on

The Palace. Nikki searched the area for the source of

Georgie’s distress. A woman stood silhouetted in the

window of room 15 on the second floor. Victoria?

Nikki whispered, “Georgie, it’s okay. She’s

welcoming us. I’ll bet she was lonely while the hotel

was vacant.” Nikki slammed the truck door shut, and

the silhouette disappeared. They walked the short

sidewalk. Georgie sat down and whimpered. “Legs too


Cuddling Georgie against her chest, Nikki climbed

three steps, walked across the wide veranda, and

opened the front door. Her future beckoned. Offering a

welcoming warmth to travelers, running a successful

business, becoming a vital part of the community,

creating a network of friends all in the company of her

resident ghost. New dreams, new hope, new life starting

this moment.

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What’s the first binge-worthy book you read and why was it a must-read?

The Skin Walkers by Tony Hillerman. His Navajo detective series contains mystic elements, unusual for a detective story. He connected the mystery to the Navajo culture in a believable way.

What makes your featured book a binge-worthy read?

Sweet Dreams at The Palace Hotel contains historic, contemporary and paranormal elements. The combination plus the weaving together of multiple forms of love creates a relatable story of starting over, being strong and building and maintaining personal ties. The atmosphere is small town with populated having an inclusive mindset who accept the resident spirits as normal.


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Open internationally.

Runs August 1 – 31.

Drawing will be held on September 1.

Author Biography:

An Arizona native, Stella Jayne spent her childhood in Phoenix making up stories as her family camped across Arizona and California. Sunday meant a visit to Grandmother’s house, admiring old photos and listening to family legends. Yoga, line dancing, reading, cooking, traveling, volunteering and spending time with family and friends keep her busy when she can be pulled away from writing. Stella lives in Scottsdale with her husband and her small white dog.

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Unknown member
Aug 31, 2020

I love anything ghostly and this story sounds so haunting, literally and figuratively :)


Barbara Bettis
Aug 27, 2020

Sounds like a fascinating story, Stella Jayne. Best wishes.


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Aug 27, 2020

Thank you, Stella Jayne, for sharing your book in our Binge-Worthy Book Festival!

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