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Second Novel by Elizabeth Lynn Blackson Published
By: Tales of Wonder and Dread Publishing
The tagline for "Old Black Water" says, "The world is infested with shape-shifting, man-eating daemons. Who can save us?" The synopsis is summed up with this statement: " The stakes are higher, and the tone is even darker in the second installment in the trilogy that began with 'A Girl's Gotta Eat.'."
More detail is offered by the synopsis, "Javier Torres, ex-FBI Agent, battles with his deteriorating health as supernatural forces assail him from all sides and daemonic power awakens in him. Madison "Lucy" Carpenter knows the true name of a daemon, and dark forces stop at nothing to pry that information from her. LaTanya Jefferson is forced to confront her past in hopes of rescuing her best friend from unspeakable torment. Greg Tillman is dragged into the world of supernatural monsters and faces his most terrifying challenge: dating. The succubus Vespid is about to learn that there are things older and more powerful than daemons on Earth. - They're all about to learn what ancient things lie unseen beneath the 'Old Black Water.'"
Preview readers have given the book five stars out of five. Dan Fredrickson said, "For Book Two, Elizabeth Lynn Blackson upped her game. I liked the first book, 'A Girl's Gotta Eat,' quite a lot. I liked this book even more. This book pushes the envelope without my feeling as if it's the first book, only more. It pushes the envelope in a slightly different direction while adding to the sense of camaraderie among team members established in the first book and also the dread and psychological torture when things go very very wrong. If you liked 'A Girl's Gotta Eat,' then you'll want to read 'Old Black Water' as soon as you can."
Stacy Harris had this to say about it, "Elizabeth Blackson's Suffering Sequence is remarkable for two aspects: (1) very visceral horror, founded on not just bodily violence, but on an assault on sanity from the breakdown in reality that explicitly described shape-shifting, amoral not-of-this-
Both "Old Black Water" and "A Girl's Gotta Eat" are available in paperback and hardcover at Lulu.com/spotlight/
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