Voodoo Heart (Hardback)John Everson (author)
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When Detective Lawrence Ribaud wakes alone in a bloody bed with his wife missing, he knows this is more than just a mysterious case of murder. His wife is the latest victim in a string of bizarre disappearances. All across New Orleans, on one night each month, people are vanishing, leaving behind nothing but a pool of blood on the bedsheets... and an abandoned heart. Ribaud doesn't believe in voodoo, but he soon finds himself moving through the underbelly of a secret society of snakes, sacrifices and obscene rituals in search of the mysterious Black Queen ... and the curse of her Voodoo Heart.
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Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
"Everson is a writer who knows how to pack the punches and hit his readers hard with his horrific visions."
"One thing Everson's many fans already know - he's a writer who does nothing by half-measures." -- Lucy Taylor, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Safety of Unknown Cities
"The mystery of it all kept me intrigued until the final reveal, but it was first and foremost the dark Southern Gothic atmosphere that kept me absorbed, the exploration of voodoo, the culture, the city, the swamps, the snakes, I gobbled it all up." -- From Belgium With Book Love
"The constant evolving twists and turns will no doubt leave the reader with a desire to seek out their own local mambo priestess for any spells or potions that could aid their ailment and ward off any evil spirits and curses that might linger upon finishing this book. You too will find yourself dredging the swamps for a release of any ritualistic hold this novel will have on you" - -- The Horror Bookworm
"If you're looking for a New Orleans Detective style murder mystery novel with a ton of magic and voodoo mixed in, than you might want to check this out next." -- Radioactive Book Reviews
"The story sunk its hooks into me from the beginning and I knew I was in for another fun ride with Everson as the conductor of this runaway train." -- A Reviewer Darkly
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'Voodoo Heart' is a supernatural thriller set in the heart of New Orleans. Written by Bram Stoker Award Winner, John Everson, it follows the story of Detective Lawrence 'Cork' Ribaud.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this novel, although at first I was worried that it was a little slow, but the author appeared to be laying the foundations for the essence of the story. Certainly not your average crime thriller,... More
“New Orleans, Voodoo....what more could you ask for?”
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