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    Title: 'Til the End of Time
    Series: Tatlor's Girls
    By (author): Sabra Brown Steinsiek
    ISBN10-13: 1932926895 : 9781932926897
    When Broadway star, Taylor Morgan, met reporter Laura Collins twenty-five years ago, he had no idea of the twists and turns their lives would take. Three daughters. One granddaughter. Successful careers as a singer, actor, and author. The future is bright for Taylor and Laura as their youngest daughter, Annie, prepares to launch out on her own and Taylor and Laura contemplate a well-earned empty nest. When Laura is offered the chance of a lifetime to travel to Bosnia for a writing assignment she can't pass up the opportunity. Taylor is reluctant to let her leave, but he knows there is no stopping Laura when she's set her mind to something. Then the unthinkable happens. . .and their world is ripped apart. "Happily ever after" becomes "what now?" as the Morgans face their greatest challenge and Taylor's girls are changed...forever.
    About The Author:
    Sabra Brown Steinsiek is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Carlsbad who now lives on the west side of Albuquerque with her husband, Will, and two cats, and leads a rich, full, fantasy life. She is the mother of one son, Jared.Sabra's life has been tied to books and libraries for her entire life. Reading before she started school, she was the regular winner of the summer reading programs in Carlsbad and, in high school, won an essay competition on "If I Ran The Library". And that's exactly what she grew up to do. After volunteer library positions in school, Sabra became the Children's librarian for Carlsbad Public Library from 1982-84. Her library career continued with positions in the Albuquerque Public Libraries (now ABC Libraries) and the Law and Medical Libraries at the University of New Mexico until her early retirement due to fibromyalgia in 2005, when she began writing full time.Sabra is also author, from various publishers, of three other books.
    Awards / Prizes:
    New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards - Fiction (Adventure or Drama)   2017   Winner
    Pages: 264  Size: 215.9x139.95mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - May   2016
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Romance : Adult & contemporary romance
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    Title: Murder on Mokulua Drive
    Series: A Natalie Seachrist Hawaiian Cozy Mystery
    By (author): Jeanne Burrows-Johnson
    ISBN10-13: 1932926801 : 9781932926804
    A vision of a predawn escape by boat from Denmark seems confusing to Journalist Natalie Seachrist. She has no idea how scenes apparently from a World War II movie will impact her modern life in Hawai'i. Soon, she and boyfriend, private investigator Keoni Hewitt, move into the Lanikai cottage she recently inherited. The warm welcome they receive from Miriam Didión and her housemates sets an ideal tone for life in the seaside neighborhood. As Natalie throws Keoni a birthday party everybody, including Natalie's feline companion Miss Una, have become fast friends. Abruptly, everyone's life changes when a body is found at Miriam's home. Eerily, the murder parallels another of Natalie's visions of a scuba diver garroting a woman by moonlight. Natalie reveals the murderous vision to Keoni's former partner, Honolulu Police Detective John Dias. Discovery of a suspect's body on Diamond Head Beach suggests resolution of the crime and Natalie and her new friends relax. But a day of playing tourist devolves and Natalie and her friends are suddenly in the cross hairs of a dangerous adversary.
    About The Author:
    Jeanne Burrows-Johnson draws on a multi-faceted background in the performing arts, education and marketing. The well-researched elements of her Natalie Seachrist mystery series invite the reader and listener into the sensory rich environs of Hawai`i, where she lived for over twenty years. Like her heroine, she and her husband enjoy feline companionship in an environment featuring dynamic skies, landscapes and characters. Academically, she was accepted for membership in Phi Beta Kappa while completing her Bachelor's degree in History at the University of Hawai`i. During graduate studies and a teaching assistantship, she became a member of Phi Alpha Theta. She is also a Lifetime Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, Highland Division.
    Awards / Prizes:
    Arizona Literary Contest - Published Fiction Finalist   2018   United States   Short-listed
    Reviews:
    Waking from visions of an unfamiliar escape by boat from Denmark, journalist Natalie Seachrist tries to focus on her pending move. Still processing the murder of her great-niece and the death of her Aunt, Natalie looks forward to her move into her Aunt's old house with her boyfriend, former detective Keoni Hewitt. Her new home, filled with fond memories from her past, is given new life from her blossoming friendships with her new neighbors Miriam, Joanne, Izzy and Samantha while strengthening her bonds with old friends and family. But her new, yet familiar home, is soon shaken by an intense vision of a murder and the horrible similarities those visions have to the murder that occurs next door. Murder on Mokulua Drive by Jeanne Burrows-Johnson is a novel steeped in beautiful details. Both setting and character are wonderfully and intricately described, building a slice of life that draws the reader in and connects them to the story and its characters. While some readers may find that the early pace of the story seems slow, those who can appreciate the authors attempt to connect the reader to the characters will find themselves much more heavily impacted by events of the story as they unfold. And the attention the author pays to the Hawaiian locations is especially meaningful to those who have visited or lived on O'ahu. While there is a small element of fantasy incorporated into the story through the protagonists' visions, the author does a wonderful job of balancing it for those who are more pragmatic about their choice of mystery novels. The visions give context and background, helping to build the connections mentioned earlier, while still giving clues to murders and mysteries. Murder on Mokulua Drive is an engaging and enjoyable read for those who love deeply built connections and rich details. A worthwhile read, even for those who may enjoy a slightly faster paced and higher energy murder mystery. - - Portland Book Review
    "...it had seemed like life was finally moving away from deadly matters." If life is what happens when you're making other plans, then in a cozy mystery, murder is what happens when you're making life. Such is the way of things for Natalie Seachrist who, in her second outing in this series, is at a relatively happy crossroads-moving in with her boyfriend Keoni and relaxing into a warm and welcoming community-until murder interrupts the peaceful idyll.  Shocked by the death of a new friend and deeply troubled by psychic dreams that may have foreshadowed and revealed details about the murder, Natalie and her close-knit community of colorful characters are rocked by the jarring homicide and desperate for answers. Life gets further complicated when a face from Natalie's past arrives to solve the case, making for a crowded and potentially awkward situation just when Natalie and Keoni were set to enjoy this new stage in their relationship.  This author knows her genre, and she skillfully blends familiar ingredients that faithful cozy mystery readers will appreciate. The story is further enhanced with several compelling flourishes. First, the author draws on the rich history of Denmark's safe evacuation of its Jewish population during World War II and integrates this legacy into her 21st-century characters. Next, while cozy sleuths are often known for their intuition, Natalie's dreams are downright prescient, bringing a mystical quality to the crime-solving activities. Finally, the book's love affair with its Hawaiian setting is contagious, and the location details create an alluring atmosphere. All these added components bring depth and freshness to a familiar format. If the mystery itself fails to hold the reader at seat's edge for the final reveal, the book creates sufficient curiosity that, when paired with the friendly cast and creative touches, the novel makes a pleasant and satisfying diversion for a cozy afternoon. - - The US Review of Books
    A semiretired journalist in Hawaii who experiences visions tries to solve a neighbor's murder in this second installment of a mystery series.  No longer constantly overseas as a travel writer, Natalie Seachrist has more time to spend at home in Hawaii. She's preparing to leave her Waikiki condo but decides to stay at her aunt's cottage in Lanikai. With help from her boyfriend, Keoni Hewitt, and her twin brother, Nathan Harriman, Natalie gets settled at the cottage and mingles with neighbors. But before long, she has a vision. Her sepia-toned visions often show her an event during or before its occurrence. This time, she sees a concealed man murder one of her new neighbors, but Natalie convinces herself it was nothing more than a nightmare. She unfortunately learns the next morning that the same woman from her vision has mysteriously died. Luckily, Lt. John Dias, the old partner of former homicide detective Keoni, is on the case. John, whose grandmother had a gift akin to Natalie's, willingly listens to her breakdown of the vision. Putting together the skills of John and Natalie, who's an exceptional researcher, the two hope to prevent one particular individual from getting away with murder. The most striking feature of Burrows-Johnson's (Prospect for Murder, 2016) book is a winsomely detailed setting, from seafood and Kona coffee to Hawaii's generally relaxed ambiance (including a hammock on the lanai). As such, the story's mystery is simply another task for Natalie, along with moving to Lanikai and planning Keoni's surprise birthday party. Nevertheless, the protagonist is first-rate. Natalie, for example, despite using her visions as an investigative tool, produces a significant break in the case with mere deductive reasoning. Her special ability does factor into the probe, but she would have made headway on smarts alone. The plot offers a couple of impressive twists, and though some of the case unfolds outside of Natalie's first-person narration, the protagonist sees it through to the end.  A diverting tale led by a smashing amateur detective whose dexterity far exceeds her paranormal gift. - - Kirkus Reviews
    Natalie Seachrist has had a vision in the night of a Jewish child fleeing Denmark to Sweden with her family during WWII. But Natalie has no idea who this child could be or why she's had this particular vision. Though she is sure the reason for the vision will become clear at some point. Instead of dwelling on it, she turns her attention to moving house. With the death of her aunt Carrie, she has inherited White Sand Cottage, in Lanikai near Kailua on the windward side of Oahu in Hawaii, and she has to clear out her condo in Waikiki. Her boyfriend, Keoni, is there to help not just with the move but with the renovations at the cottage as well.  As they settle into the cottage, they get to know their neighbors and all seems picturesque and idyllic until one of the neighbors, Miriam Didion, is murdered. Natalie and Keoni, a retired police officer, are determined to help find the murderer before he or she can strike again.  Initially, it was the gorgeous cover that drew me to this book. I loved the sunset view and the fact that the story was set in Hawaii made it all the more interesting. I liked the character of Natalie and I felt that as a narrator she was able to create quite an intimate setting. It felt like she was talking to me personally from the comfort of the cottage. I don't often get this warm and cozy atmosphere in mystery stories, so I appreciated this aspect of the book.  Overall, I was impressed by the character development in the book. I felt that I got to know everyone rather well. The use of Hawaiian words and explanations was also a very nice touch, making me feel that I was part of the local culture. It also made the setting seem more realistic. I enjoyed the ending and was intrigued to find out a little more about Miriam and how the story tied back to the beginning of the book. I also liked that just because Miriam and "her ladies" were retired and older, it didn't mean they weren't lively and active. It's nice to read about characters of all ages, and this book had the young and the old. The story had many layers as well as some twists and turns, which kept me glued to the pages, particularly the story of Samantha and Luke. I'm excited to discover a new mystery writer, and I'm hoping there will be more cases for Natalie, Keoni, and Miss Una to solve in the not-too-distant future. - - Manhattan Book Review
    Pages: 302  Size: 228.6x152.4mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - July   2019
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Crime & mystery
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    Title: 2 of: 6
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    Title: Prospect for Murder (Natalie Seachrist Hawaiian Cozy Mystery 1)
    Series: A Natalie Seachrist Hawaiian Cozy Mystery
    By (author): Jeanne Burrows-Johnson
    ISBN10-13: 1932926887 : 9781932926880
    Retired travel writer Natalie Seachrist has had visions since childhood. But the sight of a girl's lifeless body draped over a vintage Mustang shatters her personal world when she learns her vision has been prescient. The horrible truth is that her twin's granddaughter Ariel is dead! While the Honolulu Police Department conducts its customary investigation, Natalie decides to move into the Makiki apartment complex where her grandniece died. Aided by her friend Keoni Hewitt, a retired police detective, and her fleet-footed feline companion Miss Una, Natalie begins her very personal on-site sleuthing. She soon discovers the fascinating ShÀnghai origins of apartment owners Pearl Wong and her sister Jade Bishop…and more than a little discord. Will Natalie be able to solve the riddle of Ariel's death before the police close their investigation without an arrest? Or has Natalie put herself in the way of a killer who's willing to murder again to hide their secret?
    About The Author:
    Jeanne Burrows-Johnson draws on a multi-faceted background in the performing arts, education and marketing. The well-researched elements of her Natalie Seachrist mystery series invite the reader and listener into the sensory rich environs of Hawai`i, where she lived for over twenty years. Like her heroine, she and her husband enjoy feline companionship in an environment featuring dynamic skies, landscapes and characters. Academically, she was accepted for membership in Phi Beta Kappa while completing her Bachelor's degree in History at the University of Hawai`i. During graduate studies and a teaching assistantship, she became a member of Phi Alpha Theta. She is also a Lifetime Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, Highland Division.
    Awards / Prizes:
    New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards - Fiction (Cozy Mystery)   2017   Short-listed
    New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards - Best Cover Design (Fiction 6x9)   2017   Winner
    Reviews:
    "Prospect for Murder by Jeanne Burrows-Johnson is a well written cozy mystery peppered with historical references that are enlightening and engaging. A young woman seeking a place to live visits an apartment complex only to be found dead, lying on top of a vintage vehicle. Her grand-aunt steps in to solve the mystery. The deadly fun begins as Natalie, the grand-aunt, moves into the very apartment her grandniece fell from; guided by interviews of the tenants and her uncanny visions, Natalie delves deeper into the mystery. Methodically moving from tenant to tenant, exploring and researching Natalie makes a horrifying discovery. Taking place in Hawaii, Burrows-Johnson masterfully describes the locations, people and history in vivid detail that flows almost poetically. Although it is a slow-moving cozy mystery, it is captivating. The story moves slowly as it is filled with Hawaiian and Shanghai history focusing around the WW2. Methodical and detailed, Burrows-Johnson reveals each clue until the last clue of the killer is revealed. Furthermore, her character development and back story is well-developed also. This allowed for me to connect to the characters and wish to see justice done. I enjoyed the retired copy, Keoni and Natalie together, and how they danced around their relationship. The supernatural piece was well written into the story. This is a very enjoyable book. If you enjoy cozy mysteries, this is a perfect book for you. I enjoyed it immensely. The book does center around an older woman so don't expect any death-defying rumble tumbles. The lack of emotion Natalie displays was a bit odd but in looking back, I find myself detached from emotional moments as well. It is a bit predictable, at one point I wanted to scream -- am I the only one who sees what is going to happen? But this was excusable as the book overall was very interesting and entertaining and educational -- I had no clue of the history of Hawaii. The narrator, also the author, Jeanne Burrows-Johnson did an excellent job of reading the book. The enunciation and clearness of her speech as well as the passion was not over the top or fake; she not owned the book as an author but as the narrator as well. Her voice was soothing and calming. There were no issues with the audio production or quality of this audiobook." — Audiobook Reviewer
    "An deftly crafted and impressively engaging read from cover to cover, Prospect for Murder clearly demonstrates novelist Jeanne Burrows-Johnson as a master of the mystery/suspense genre. Very highly recommended for the personal reading lists of dedicated mystery buffs and community library Mystery Fiction collections." — Midwest Book Review
    "PROSPECT FOR MURDER is a murder mystery set in Honolulu. Natalie Seachrist is a 50-ish, semi-retired journalist, whose friend Keoni Hewiit, a retired homicide detective, has asked her to help him out on a research project. Suddenly, Natalie's world is impacted by a terrifying vision. Throughout her life, since early childhood, Natalie has experienced visions. This time, the vision involves the gruesome death of someone close to her, her grandniece Ariel. As the local police continue the official investigation without much progress, Natalie devises a plan to carry out her own investigation into Ariel's death. Natalie and her cat, Miss Una, take up residence in the apartment complex where Ariel died. She enlists the help of her friend Keoni. The reader's attention will be captured the on page one of the prologue with the author's descriptive writing style. Readers will quickly warm to the protagonist, Natalie, her cat Miss Una, and the many other memorable characters. The pacing of the narrative was perfect. The characters were well-developed, the storyline plausible, and the author's descriptive writing skill will leave readers wanting more Natalie Seachrist and Miss Una stories and very likely the reader will wish that they could know Natalie personally. I think Miss Marple and Jessica Fletcher fans will be especially delighted with PROSPECT FOR MURDER and I do hope there will be further sleuthing opportunities for Natalie!" — Cherie Jung , Blog - Over My Dead Body!
    "Set in the tropical paradise of Hawaii, this convivial mystery unfolds leisurely as Natalie sets out to determine exactly what happen, why, and whether or not foul play was involved. Hiding her connection to the deceased, she rents the actual apartment from which her grandniece fell so she can learn more about individuals who may or may not have been involved in the untimely death. These individuals include a Chinese landlady with a multifarious history, a handyman thought to be religious but also perhaps righteously indignant, a sullen hanger-on with questionable ties to the owners and the property, and a roommate mentioned but inexplicably unseen. Natalie is a protagonist who will inevitably draw comparisons to Jessica Fletcher from Murder She Wrote, perhaps even to Agatha Christie's Jane Marple. Similar to those intellectually endowed ladies, Natalie brings precise observation and keen insight to her task. However, she also employs an additional armament not shared by those feminine sleuths. Natalie has visions—visions that enable her to see, sense, and feel more than the average person. The trick is interpreting those visions correctly. In this debut whodunit, Burrows-Johnson displays a fine eye for detail, a sharp ear for dialogue, and a commendable commitment to tie up loose ends. Her descriptions of time, place, history, and more make up in substance what may be lacking in suspense. One suspects this is only the beginning of Natalie's adventures." — The US Review of Books
    "Burrows-Johnson's cozy mystery Prospect for Murder is set in the Hawai'ian Islands, proving that even Paradise has its dark side. We begin with the odd occurrence of our protagonist having a psychic vision. Both she and her brother have unique gifts, different yet complementary. Sadly, Natalie's vision is one the gruesome death of someone with personal ties to Natalie herself. The victim is her niece, who's fallen from the fourth story of an apartment building where she had gone to look at a possible rental. The death is first considered accidental, possibly suicidal. Natalie doesn't buy this, and, using the skills of a researcher and the gifts of a psychic, she sets out to prove murder, or, at the least, a true motive for the death. She finds suspects in the landlady who was going to rent the apartment, Natalie's mysterious roommate, who had not shown to view the place, and the maintenance man for the complex (her niece fell on his priceless, customized car). During all of this, she is also doing historical research for a friend named Keoni. I am picky about reading cozy mysteries. It's a bias about the word "cozy," which makes it seem to me that the story would be trivial. This has never actually been the case, and I am really glad that I gave this story a chance. I live in California and have a hope to one day visit Hawai'i. I enjoyed reading about Natalie's research work as much as the murder plot. The story is well written, though there were a few places where pacing slowed down a bit. Natalie reminds me somewhat of Fletcher from Murder She Wrote , with a bit of The X-Files added thanks to the psychic thread. However, she also reminded me a great deal of my forensic anthropology professor, and that's the person Natalie "looked like" to me as I read. I'd love to read more of Natalie's adventures in the future! Highly recommended for the mystery-lover." — San Francisco Book Review
    Pages: 286  Size: 226.06x157.48mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - August   2017
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Crime & mystery
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    Title: The Cactus Plot
    Sub-title: Murder in the High Desert
    By (author): Vicky Ramakka
    ISBN10-13: 1932926836 : 9781932926835
    Hired by the Bureau of Land Management, Millie Whitehall travels to the harsh environment of northwest New Mexico's high desert. Driving treacherous roads and avoiding rattlesnakes become the least of her worries. What Millie expects to be a peaceful summer turns into a chaotic hunt for a ruthless killer. Millie experiences the friction of working for the BLM through the characters she meets—a secretive cowboy, friendly oil and gas hand, out-spoken environmentalist, foreign tourist, and a cheeky Navajo biologist. Some of these become allies, one ends up threatening her life. When autopsies reveal the seemingly unrelated deaths involve plants, Millie draws on her knowledge of ecology as she races to investigate the murderer—before she becomes the next victim.
    About The Author:
    Vicky Ramakka grew up on a farm in upstate New York which sparked an early interest in plants and animals. She has spent most of her career in higher education in the western US while her husband worked as a wildlife biologist for the Bureau of Land Management. During her career, she published in academic journals, wrote numerous grant applications and reports and a variety of marketing materials. She now she writes about the Four Corners region, where she claims she meets the most fascinating people, who are always willing to share their stories. Her publications have won awards from the New Mexico Press Women. She currently lives in northwest New Mexico with her husband, where Vicky writes and enjoys photographing the flora and fauna that reside in her “back yard” which she considers any place within a mile walk.
    Reviews:
    "This book could be the seed of a new series of mysteries set in our beautiful Southwest." —Anne Hillerman, New York Times best-selling author of the "Chee-Leaphorn-Manuelito" series.
    "Vicky Ramakka's page-turner, The Cactus Plot does an excellent job at capturing the sense of place and people of Northwestern New Mexico." —Jonathan Thompson, environmental journalist and author of River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics, and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster
    "Vicky is very descriptive in her mention of Navajo places and events, such as the Shiprock Flea Market. You can just imagine the colorful items, the smells in the air and hear the children wandering among shoppers." —Elaine Benally, Director, San Juan College West
    "Ramakka, who lives in Aztec, has written a revealing tale of her home territory. Local environmental journalist Jonathan Thompson...says Ramakka's mystery "does an excellent job of capturing the sense of place and people of northwestern New Mexico, along with the ins and outs of oil and gas development there." —Scott Graham, Four Corners Free Press
    "This is a delicious, layered Cozy Mystery/Women Sleuth paperback. Tall, gangly young Millie Whitehall takes a job as a botanist for the BLM to survey endangered plants in Four Corners country, New Mexico. An archeologist has just plunged off a cliff and died. But fellow BLM worker, Momma Agnes says, "That don't make sense ... He was strong as an ox and knew the back country better than most." This suspicious death is followed by two more. Millie learns about fracking, contradictions in fed­eral policy and how an oil field hand can back off from a rattlesnake. She is introduced to wild mustangs, Monster Slayer and Changing Woman, and how to make Navajo fry bread. The characters are vivid and eager to share their stories, but the plot is slow to develop. Nevertheless, it's an informed cultural and ecological immersion rolled up in a mystery. Four stars." —Phaedra Greenwood, enchantment Magazine
    Pages: 284  Size: 215.9x139.7mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - November   2019
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Crime & mystery
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    Title: The Dreaded Cliff
    By (author): Terry Nichols Illustrated by: Odessa Sawyer
    ISBN10-13: 1951122127 : 9781951122126
    Flora and her packrat life are perfectly ordinary, perfectly predictable. She avoids strangers, especially opera-singing porcupines and rabbits that make prickly pear cactus pads talk. She's never flown through the air, nor drooped herself before a kangaroo rat king. And she would never talk with a blood-thirsty owl, because everyone knows owls can't talk. Besides, they eat packrats. Flora's perfect life is all about snuggling in her treasure-packed nest and 'snibbling' snacks with her packrat pal. There's only one thing—looming nearby is the dreaded cliff. Ever since she was a wee pup, other packrats have warned "beware!" and Flora's stomach twists into knots. All this is about to change when old Grandma Mimi tells Flora about their ancestral home, stuffed in a dark crack in the cliff. Countless packrats have raised their young and left their marks and memories there. They stay away now, ever since a killer wiped out a litter of pups and took over. Flora tucks the story of the home deep in her heart...then tumbles into a faraway canyon. Can she survive dangers that seem to lurk around every tree stump? And how will she ever get home?
    Reviews:
    "Take a goddess of a packrat. Put her in a community of desert dwellers with hearts that range from faint to stout. Stir in a setting of high cliffs and desert sky, prickly pear and juniper, collective memory, and lashings of delicious danger. Terry Nichols raises big questions in a story that stirs, enchants, and amuses—sometimes all at once." —Uma Krishnaswami, Author of Book Uncle and Me , The Grand Plan to Fix Everything
    "An entertaining animal adventure." — Kirkus Review
    Pages: 260  Size: 215.9x139.7mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - March   2021
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
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    Title: Untouchable
    Series: Saul Imbierowicz
    By (author): Geoff Habiger, Coy Kissee
    ISBN10-13: 1932926852 : 9781932926859
    Saul's life literally changed when Al Capone murdered him, and he was reborn as a vampire. But being a vampire isn't what he expected, and an offer from Capone to answer Saul's many questions about being one of the living dead comes at a price Saul is unwilling to pay.
    About The Author:
    Geoff was raised in the shadow of roaring lions and peacock calls in Manhattan...Kansas, not New York. (That's the Little Apple, not the Big Apple, for those of you playing along at home. And the wild animals came from living behind the city's zoo.) Growing up Geoff loved exploring the woods around his home, sneaking into the zoo (don't tell anybody), and playing baseball and Dungeons & Dragons. He and his best friend, Coy Kissee, would spend hours reading comics, playing all sorts of role-playing games, and talking about books and movies. Geoff stayed in Manhattan for college, getting a B.S. degree in Geology at Kansas State University (Go Cats!). He then attended gradual school in Bozeman, Montana where studied paleontology with Dr. Jack Horner, got to dig up dinosaurs in Montana, and worked to mold and cast dinosaur bones. While he didn't graduate, he had a lot of fun and did meet his future wife, so
    Coy is an avid player of all types of card games, board games, and role-playing games. He took his love for gaming and turned it into a business and is a co-founder of Tangent Games. He is the author of several books for Dungeons & Dragons published by Tangent Games.Coy lives in Kansas with his wife. He is currectly working on several new projects for Tangent Games and is co-authoring his first novel, Unremarkable.
    Reviews:
    "Last year we had the pleasure of reading the first book in this series called, Unremarkable . In it we met Saul Imbierowicz, a boring postal clerk in 1929 Chicago. By the book's end, poor Saul had been murdered by Mobster Al Capone who, as it turned out, was actually a vampire. Thus, to his own horror, Saul was turned and rose from the dead as a bloodsucker himself. This new book opens with Saul having been recruited by Elliot Ness to join his anti-crime task force. Ness is aware of the fact that Capone and many of his gang are supernatural monsters. The G-Man decides that having a vampire on his own team would be beneficial in future encounters. He pairs Saul with a federal agent named Christian Wright who is devoutly religious and has a deep aversion to all things unnatural, including Saul. Thus their working together is contentious from the start with Christian insulting Saul constantly while our naïve protagonist stumbles through his new existence desperately trying to understand everything that has happened to him. Like the first entry, writers Habiger and Kissee have a wonderful talent for mixing both action and humor. That Saul mentally imagines his Jewish family, mother, father and sister, chastising at the most inopportune moments is really very funny. At the same the authors do an excellent job of weaving their imaginative narrative around actual historical accounts that transpired at the time. What we've always loved about New Pulp is its ability to offer new twists to old stories. With both Unremarkable and now Untouchable , Habiger and Kissee have delivered something truly unique and thoroughly enjoyable. We have to assume there is a third volume in the works and quite frankly we hope it arrives sooner than later." —Ron Fortier, Pulp Fiction Reviews
    "There isn't a lot of pizzazz in Habiger and Kissee's serviceable second Saul Imbierowicz historical urban fantasy (following Unremarkable ), despite the fun premise of Saul and his boss, Eliot Ness, attempting to apprehend vampire gangster Al Capone. Saul has recently become a vampire himself, making him stronger and faster than his human partner, Agent Christian Wright, who both loathes Saul and is the only member of the team other than Ness to know of his transformation. Despite the animosity between them, Saul turns to Christian for help when he learns that a vampire war may be brewing in Chicago between Capone and a mystery vampire. Throughout this tale, Saul constantly imagines his Jewish family commenting on his actions ("If you'd rather drink this gentile's blood and disappoint your mother, then go ahead") as a way of coping with the knowledge that they believe him to be dead. This conceit is often amusing but occasionally becomes distracting, as when Saul's imagined parents and sister interrupt his fight scenes. The abrupt, cliff-hanger ending creates an unfinished feel that will frustrate new readers. Still, Saul's arresting narrative voice and the inclusion of real historical events will please series fans." — Publishers Weekly
    "An inherently fascinating and impressively original fantasy novel that melds together a world of vampires and mobsters, Untouchable by the writing team Geoff Habiger and Coy Kissee is a simply compelling and exceptionally entertaining read from cover to cover." — Midwest Book Review
    Pages: 220  Size: 215.9x139.7mm 
    PublishedKinkajou Press - March   2020
    Format: Paperback
    Subjects: Fantasy
    List Price: 14.99 Pounds Sterling
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