Mystics Make Elite Company: Metaphysics and 1920s High Society
If you were to be considered important in the 1920s social elite class of New Haven, CT (the setting for The Ivy League Chronicles: 9 Squares-a historical-fiction-mystery-series) you invited at least one mystic to your event. It was common for people of the time to go to séances, and consult psychics. Thus, crafting a story with paranormal elements from historical events was not as challenging as one might think. Many well known mystics of today lived during this time, such as Edgar Casey and Helena Blavatsky (who created the Theosophical Society). In fact, it was easy to add these two names to the background history of the book since they were such a part of the culture of the 20s.
So when creating an elitist day time TEA having a psychic at the party was like putting on a glove. The metaphysical theme was easy to move forward with the next goal – to explain the unexplainable events connecting the 2cnd Law of Thermodynamics, butterfly effect, and chaos theory with the movement of
energy which takes several forms; from a sand anomaly to an underground city which includes the Grand Ceremonial Chamber.
Illusions are a major theme of the book which intertwine with a metaphysical thread as well as a ruling elite perspective, and negative and positive energies. The United States history automatically provides smoke screens creating illusions of the truth. Thus researching the history and using various subsets of
metaphysics fell right into place. In fact as I was researching this book I couldn't believe all the truths I uncovered; it just took a creative mind to make it come alive.
In fact, to highlight the metaphysical theme in the series The Ivy League Chronicles, a mystic travels with me on my book tours (http://www.fivestarpublications.net/ivyleague/ivy_league_booktour). We offer a free psychic reading with any book purchase on my book tours. I only bring the best! Hope to see you at one of the many events we have planned this year in cities across the country!
- EK Prescott, Ph.D.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Pub Date: March 15, 2013
Publisher: Five Star Publications, Inc.
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The year is 1923, and Richard Wikki, a former detective from Scotland Yard and now a professor at the prestigious Yale University in New Haven, CT, misses his days of crime solving. Maize Judson has enrolled at Yale with hopes of becoming an investigative journalist. When Maize and her friend find a skeleton buried in the sand at the beach with a mysterious amulet wrapped around its fingers, she and Richard set out to solve a murder. But Richard soon finds himself following well-planted illusionary clues, and as he continues to investigate, a series of events shake the depths of his philosophical, religious and spiritual beliefs, as well as his perspective on life…forever.
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