This gripping supernatural adventure gives a whole new meaning to possession is nine-tenths of the law --Charles Ardai, Edgar award winning author.
ýThis gripping supernatural adventure gives a whole new meaning to 'possession is nine-tenths of the lawý - Charles Ardai, Edgar award winning author.
Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls.
Sam’s job is to collect the souls of the damned, and ensure their souls are dispatched to the appropriate destination.
But when he’s dispatched to collect the soul of a young woman he believes to be innocent of the horrific crime that’s doomed her to Hell, he says something no Collector has ever said before.
File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Souled Out | Damned If You Don’t | Collector Mania | On The Run ]
“The breakneck pace of the narrative, and the world Holm creates,
make for a thrillingly brutal ride.”
- SFX Magazine
“Jim Thompson meets John Milton in this thrilling supernatural riff on the old collections racket. This gripping supernatural adventure gives a whole new meaning to ‘possession is nine-tenths of the law.’”
– Edgar and Shamus Award-winning author Charles Ardai
“Sam Spade meets The Matrix. Punchy, fast-paced and finely plotted.”
- Mike Shevdon, author of Sixty-One Nails
“A war is brewing between angels and demons in this twisty, fast-paced, and thoroughly enjoyable urban fantasy debut.”
- Publisher’s Weekly
About the Author
Chris Holm was born in Syracuse, New York, the grandson of a cop with a penchant for crime fiction. It was the year of punk rock and Star Wars, two influences that to this day hold more sway over him than perhaps his wife would like. His stories have appeared in a slew of publications, including Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock s Mystery Magazine, Beat to a Pulp, and Thuglit. He has been an Anthony Award nominee, a Derringer Award finalist, and a Spinetingler Award winner. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife and a noisy, noisy cat. When he s not writing, you can find him on his porch, annoying the neighbours with his guitar.