Have Vampire, Will Travel
April 28th, 2013
About the Authors
Scot Savage was born in Chicago, IL and now resides in Schaumburg, IL where his story takes place. He graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a B.S. in Computer Science. Scot is a web systems analyst and a licensed locksmith. He still finds time to satisfy his passion for writing. He can be reached through his publisher at email@example.com.
Eric Bieche was born in Santa Cruz, CA, but for most of his life he grew up in Kalispell, Montana. He started college at Montana State University, but finished getting his Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University with a double major in Math and Computer Science. He currently lives in Elgin, Illinois. In his spare time, he enjoys being an amateur photographer, reading, playing video games, and watching Science Fiction/Fantasy movies. Eric can be reached through his publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Gorman - Author of The Sam McCain Series
Hold onto your hats for this paranormal adventure. Vampires, shape shifting, spiritual fogs, a soul caught in Limbo and a Wendigo; what more could the avid paranormal fan want? How about hobos? Yeah, I mean the rail-riding kind. But, what if those hobos were more than mere mortals? What if a gang of them worshipped a deity that lived in monster form and survived on human hearts?
Enter detective Maxx Shadow, a man who narrowly escaped his encounter with the monster. Twenty-five years after that attack, he's hired to reclaim a necklace and find justice for a lost soul. The moment he sees the picture of the necklace, the face of the man wearing it jars a memory loose from the spiritual fog that has prevented Maxx from remembering all the details around how he became scarred. The closer the hobo with the necklace and the monster come to Maxx's Chicago, the more he remembers and the more he realizes he can't take them down alone. Fortunately, he has a new employee who happens to be a vampire.
A detective with a vampire sidekick and the motto Have Vampire, Will Travel is exactly what's needed to take down the paranormal monster. Does my crystal ball see a series in the making?
Barbara Raffin, author of The Visitor and Time Out of Mind. www.BarbaraRaffin.com
Though this book may cross a couple different genres (Detective - Super-natural - Action) it manages to satisfy each. The new authors, Scot Savage and Eric Bieche, hit the market running with this book. Maxx (with two x's) Shadow runs a small, successful, PI office in the Chicago suburbs, specializing not so much in detecting as in serving summons and other mundane paper endeavors. Roger Sparks, his junior assistant, is an expert at summons delivery. maxx takes on a case that delves into a past that he has tried to (and successfully so) forget. The case takes on some pretty significant super-natural aspects that, on his own, Maxx might not be capable of handling. He has his assistant to help as the two go where no human dares to go alone. That's okay. Did I mention that Roger is a Vampire? Don't worry, not an evil vampire, but one you learn to like. The team reminds me a little of Elvis cole and Joe Pike in the Robert Crais series of books. Get on the bandwagon and start following these two right from the start on what should surely be a continuing series.