Magical Missions Await a 12-Year-Old Girl in Fantasy Series

A new exciting read for all who believe that challenges – and some magic – are simply part of life to be featured in Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2014 on Mar 24, 2014 – Mar 27, 2014 in Bologna, Italy


Oyster Bay, NY(March 6, 2014)– A story of adventure, fantasy and magical action comes alive in the pages of author Sunayna Prasad’s first book of Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions, From Frights to Flaws. There’s more to challenges than meets the eye – and that’s what readers are about to find out as they follow a young girl overcome some seemingly impossible trials and obstacles. Will a young girl with an unhappy life have a chance at being happy again? The story is about to unfold.

Twelve-year-old Alyssa McCarthy can no longer stand the toughness of her uncle and wants a better life. But what she didn’t expect is a different reality where magic thrives. Unfortunately, she won’t only discoverthe existence of magic, but she also learns that an evil wizard is hunting her down. The villain uses magic and magical technology to kidnap her to the Fiji Islands. She wants to go home; but before she can, she still has to face some dangerous challenges first. Not only that, the villain himself must also be defeated. Even with help from her mentors, the challenges are tough.Can Alyssa succeed? Readers will find out in this American fantasy-adventure set in modern times, where the wizarding culture is the complete opposite of old-fashioned.


Challenges are part of life. But everyone needs to accept them. And that’s what these magical missions unravel.


This book is available online and can be purchased, and


About the Author

Sunayna Prasad has been writing stories for over thirteen years, starting at the age of six. Now nineteen, she will start her junior year of college this fall, and will study accessory design as well as continue to write for children. Aside from that, Sunayna also likes to cook, watch movies, and draw. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her family.


From Frights to Flaws (Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions, Book 1) by Sunayna Prasad

Publication Date: August 22, 2013

Paperback: $12.99; 216 pages; ISBN 978-1460207017


To request a complimentary paperback review copy, please contact Raffi Anderson at  (877) 207-1679 or


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