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  • Bibliography:
    10 Books
  • First Book:
    April 1991
  • Latest Book:
    October 2005
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Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • Twelve-year-old Benjy, in Virginia visiting the grandmother he has never met, meets the ghost of a Virginia Military Institute cadet who was killed in the Battle of New Market in 1864 and helps him recover his family's treasured gold watch....

  • In England, Jessica and her two brothers meet the spirits of the Princes in the Tower and struggle to solve their centuries-old murder mystery while trying to deal with English hostility from their classmates toward foreigners....

  • One day, María's father takes her to the busy market. There they trade goods for food for Mana's mother and baby brother. María helps by making her father laugh while he works. But she wants to do more. So Mana finds a very special way to help h...

  • A WAY OUT... Cameron Miller is the son of a murderer. All he has ever known is the stench of the locked cellar, where he can hear the blows and cries showering down from upstairs, and his father's torrent of terror and abuse. His life is a nightmare...

  • The ghost of a young soldier from the Civil War haunts a troubled teen."I sat up. The jagged trenches were only soft grassy depressions in the sunny battlefield park. I felt tears burn my eyes, the relief was so strong, and then the misery of losing ...

  • When Ian Slater's best friend, Teddy, suddenly vanishes, it's up to Ian to find out what happened. He and Teddy were supposed to take photographs together on the day Teddy disappeared―but Teddy never showed up. Rumors are flying, and everyone lo...

  • Fossil collectors!

    In 1880s Wyoming, Ned Chapman dreams of finding a dinosaur skeleton. When he discovers some old bones on his father's ranch, Ned is thrust into the world of bone hunters -- men so competitive that they w...

  • Aspiring young artist, Charles Weston has enrolled in a private arts high school soley to meet the "famous" Graeme Brandt, a student whose recently published novel touched a chord deep within Charles. But Graeme is not at all what Charles expected, a...

  • Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus on basketball. Focus on hitting the perfect shot. Brian h...

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Award-Winning Books by Elaine Marie Alphin

Counterfeit Son
2001 Edgar Allan Poe Award -- Young Adult
Ghost Soldier
2002 Society of Midland Authors Award -- Children's Fiction
The Perfect Shot
2005 IndieFab Award -- Young Adult Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Elaine Marie Alphin has published 10 books.

Elaine Marie Alphin does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Perfect Shot, was published in October 2005.

The first book by Elaine Marie Alphin, Ghost Cadet, was published in April 1991.

No. Elaine Marie Alphin does not write books in series.