Johnny Talon and the Goddess of Love and War
The author reads from an early draft of Johnny Talon and the Goddess of Love and War at Readercon.
The release date is set: February 21, 2024!
"This robust fusion of mystery and the otherworldly revels in bewilderment and kookiness." Kirkus Reviews
This novel is possibly one of the best examples of magical realism I’ve ever read." Abyss and Apex Magazine.
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The spirits, sorcerers, and truly desperate in San Francisco’s seedy neighborhoods know Johnny Talon, a private detective who can solve impenetrable cases in a way no one else can. His use of lucid dreams and subconscious insights lead him to the truth.
Talon has his work cut out for him when he’s hired by Eve, a sex worker, to find and free the soul of her deceased wife from a sorcerer who hopes to entrap Eve. The closer he gets to finding the soul of Eve’s wife, the more Talon’s life may be on the line as he learns that there is more to his client than an angry woman. When his investigation leads him into hell, Talon has an epiphany: if he’s going to free Eve’s wife, he has to uncover Eve’s true identity. The things a gumshoe does to pay the rent.
Interview of me on Briggs On Books about the novel