Amazon #1 Bestselling Ghost Story
A serial killer on the loose, two reporters in his sights, and a legendary ghost haunting the town…
How far would you go to catch a serial killer? For two local reporters, the cost may be their souls.
Lord Halloween, a vicious murderer who targeted Loudoun County, Va., twelve years ago, has returned. Quinn and Kate, two community journalists, race to uncover his identity before a promised bloodbath on Halloween. But to stop him, they may unleash a far darker threat–and pay an unimaginable price.
A Soul to Steal has been featured on USA Today and praised by book bloggers and readers alike for its thrilling combination of mystery, suspense and the supernatural. Hailed as an addictive page-turner with a “fantastic” ending, this Kindle bestseller is the perfect novel for Halloween.
A Soul to Steal is the first novel in The Sanheim Chronicles. The sequel, Band of Demons, http://www.amazon.com/Band-Demons-Sanheim-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B009KEXPJU/?tag=ebest is now available in the Kindle Store.
From the reviewers:
“The perfect Halloween read!” –Abnormally Paranormal [Book Blog]
“With the combination of an ancient Celtic myth and the legend of the Headless Horseman, Blackwell’s story is a leave-the-light-on kind of page turner… If you like suspenseful thrillers, check out A Soul to Steal.” –Indie Reader [Featured on USA Today Books]
“Blackwell has woven a Celtic myth, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and a serial killer’s rampage into a great novel… When everything came together and all the pieces finally fell into place I was completely shocked. The ending was fantastic.” –The Jeep Diva [Book Blog]
“If you love Halloween, this is the book for you! This book offers mystery, thriller, romance, and the paranormal.”–Bee’s Knees Reviews [Book Blog]
“I love fall and all things Halloween, so this was the perfect story to start the season. Blackwell does Halloween legends justice in his debut novel. The story is multi-layered, using Halloween legends mixed with a good old twisted psychopathic thriller.” –A Texas Reader [Book Blog]
“You have the paranormal, murder, mystery/thriller, suspense and a little romance all rolled into one great read… Everything comes together incredibly well at the end. The ending of this book was amazing. I highly recommend this book.” –Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy Book Lovers [Book Blog]
“This is one of those novels that manages to blend many different genres into a satisfying read. This is predominately a supernatural thriller, but Blackwell also manages to have a romantic narrative in the story as well which doesn’t feel forced or false.”–Ginger Nuts of Horror [Book Blog]
“There’s only one Stephen King but I’ve got to say this author is right up there.”
“A Soul to Steal is a wonderfully well-written novel. Blackwell’s writing is masterful, the pace is perfect, and the plot is gripping. I loved the combination of different genres, and thought there was the perfect amount of horror, mystery, fantasy, and romance.”
“This is an excellent book! I loved reading it, great characters, awesome suspense, got my heart pumping several times. I can’t wait for the next two books in the series!”
“The ability of the author to blend fantasy, mystery, thriller, and love into one book makes it a wonderful piece. I would highly recommend this book to all.”
“What an awesome book! This is what I’ve missed in the horror genre since King’s early days.”
“Blackwell did an excellent job of blending an American folklore tale into the story of a modern day serial killer in this novel that moves at a breathtaking pace.”
“Jack the Ripper, meet Joseph Campbell–it’s time for the hero’s journey.”
“Stop hesitating…buy this book!”
Rob Blackwell is a journalist who currently serves as Washington Bureau Chief for American Banker newspaper. A native of Great Falls, Va., he has worked as a reporter for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, Eastern Loudoun Times and a columnist for the South County Chronicle.
He recently published his first novel, “A Soul to Steal,” set in Loudoun County, Va. He has won several Virginia Press Association awards and was co-winner of the Jesse H. Neal Award for Business Journalism. He has appeared several times on other media outlets, including NPR, BBC, CNBC and C-Span.
He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.
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