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Night Whispers Honored As An International Book Award Winning Finalist
Mystic Ink Publishing's "Night Whispers" garners recognition as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Horror category of the 2016 International Book Awards.
"This is the darkest novel I have ever written," says Pallamary, who grew up In the Boston neighborhood where most of the book is set. "My memoir Spirit Matters tells what it was like for me to grow up in Dorchester,"
Nick Powers climbs into a stolen car without knowing it and gets chased by the cops on a wild ride that ends in a crash that knocks him unconscious. When he comes to he hears whispering voices, but the cops are in hot pursuit so he stumbles out of the car and runs. After escaping he sees a homeless man arguing with himself and realizes that the whispers he hears in his head are the other side of the argument. Perplexed, Nick follows the man to a homeless shelter.
Max Broderick is the sole member of the U.S. Justice Department's Occult Crime Unit who the Boston Police have asked assistance from after a number of bodies have been dug up and found decapitated. Working with Lieutenant Colleen O'Grady of the Boston Police, they operate out of Dorchester's District Eleven Station investigating the bizarre aspects of their case until a series of macabre murders points toward a druid cult that appears to be connected to the same homeless shelter that Nick has been led to.
While the police are investigating the high profile murders, homeless people are disappearing, but no one seems to care - except Nick.
Pallamary's historical novel Land Without Evil received rave reviews and was adapted into a multimedia aerial extravaganza, directed by Sarah Agent Red Johnston and performed by acrobatic troupe, Sky Candy to sold out audiences. The making of the show, filmed as a PBS episode of Arts in Context, garnered an EMMY nomination. Land Without Evil is currently being translated into Spanish.
His memoir Spirit Matters, detailing his journeys to the jungles of Peru, took top honors in the San Diego Book Awards' Spiritual Book Category, and was an Award-Winning Finalist in the National Best Book Awards. It was also released as an audio book, narrated by the author. Originally from Dorchester Massachusetts, Pallamary has lived in San Diego for the past 38 years. For more about Pallamary, or to book him for speaking engagements or interviews visit www.mattpallamary.com.
Other Mystic Ink books have won the following awards:
San Diego Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - The Infinity Zone
San Diego Book Award - Best Spiritual Book - Spirit Matters
San Diego Book Award - Land Without Evil
San Diego Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - DreamLand
San Diego Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - A Short Walk to the Other Side
International Book Award - 1st Place - Nonfiction New Age - The Infinity Zone
International Book Award - 1st Place - Writing/Publishing - Phantastic Fiction
International Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - Eye of the Predator
International Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - CyberChrist
International Book Award - Award Winning Finalist - A Short Walk to the Other Side
USA Best Book Awards - Award Winning Finalist - A Short Walk to the Other Side
National Best Book Awards - Award Winning Finalist - Spirit Matters
Mystic Ink's titles have also won the acclaim of noted writers, among them Ray Bradbury, Charles Champlin - L.A. Times Critic Emeritus, Charles M. Schulz, Barnaby Conrad, Victor Villasenor, David Brin, and noted psychologist Stanley Krippner.
Based in San Diego since 2000, Mystic Ink Publishing is an independent publisher focusing on works of a spiritual, shamanic, new age, or transcendent nature as well as dramatic works of Phantastic Fiction © in the paranormal genres of magical realism, horror, supernatural thrillers, and science fiction.
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