• Soul Catcher

     

     

    “First-time novelist Kersey melds elements of the Indian curse story and the disaster novel in the fast-paced horror tale set in contemporary Seattle. Kersey shows an aptitude for bringing characters to life.”
    --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

     

    “Colin Kersey's first effort is a mature and auspicious debut.”
    --WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD

     

    “Kersey's supernatural thriller is full of interesting characters and events. The city itself - lovingly and accurately portrayed - and the rampaging williwaw give a special flavor to this engrossing and unusual first novel that will appeal to its readers.”
    --LIBRARY JOURNAL


    “A big bad wind avenges the murder of Native American shaman Black Wolf by destroying large areas of Seattle: a rousing supernatural thriller by first-novelist Kersey.”
    --KIRKUS REVIEWS


    “This is a stunning first novel for Colin Kersey. He has written a rousing supernatural thriller as memorable as those of Dean Koontz and Stephen King. Kersey promises to be one of the strongest voices in the genre for years to come.”
    --TULSA WORLD


    “Colin Kersey's Soul Catcher is the best kind of first novel, a fast-paced thriller absolutely overflowing with riches. Open it and enter a fascinating world of Northwest lore, heartfelt characters, and one very smart dog. Get comfortable, because once the spirit wind launches its reign of revenge on Seattle, you will not be able to put it down.”
    --JO-ANN MAPSON, AUTHOR OF HANK AND CHLOE AND BLUE RODEO


    “Exciting, eerie, with excellent characterizations and a fast pace, this is a believable thriller.”
    --ELLENVILLE PRESS


    “Chilling and ravishing. This author has a wonderful ear for the language and a profound insight into the sounds of silence.”
    --P. SOMTOW, AUTHOR OF VANITAS AND JASMINE NIGHTS


    “Unclassifiable, but imaginative and intriguing, providing a detailed portrait of Seattle. Kersey has been likened to Dean Koontz.”
    --THE POISONED PEN

     

    About Soul Catcher

     

    Black Wolf, the ancient Shaman of the Caribou People and their last survivor, leaves his ancestral lands in Northwestern Canada to travel to Seattle, driven by a confusing vision that tells him of a final task he must perform and of a boy with no ears. But before he can perform his final quest, he is murdered by a gang of Seattle street-thugs. With his last breath, Black Wolf calls upon the spirit wind, Williwaw, to avenge his death and complete his mission. Now all of Seattle will have to pay for the desecration.
     

    Seattle and its environs are suddenly hit by a series of deadly gale-force winds, winds that strike from nowhere, causing massive death and destruction. Only Evan Baker, a thirteen-year-old deaf boy with a gift for second sight, understands that these winds are not some freak meteorological phenomenon. Only he knows that this wind is intelligent, that its attacks are just part of a scheme of revenge, and that, when its revenge is complete, the wind will be coming for him. Now, with a ragtag group of allies -- including Paul Judge, a Native American lawyer; Billy

     

    Mossman, a prize-winning journalist fallen on hard times; and Helen Anderson, a survivor of one of Williwaw's attacks -- Evan must find a way to defeat an all-powerful enemy that no one can see and few believe exists. And he must do it before time runs out and the next to die is himself.

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