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Stakeout At The Vampire Circus: Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I.

Kevin J. Anderson

ISBN 9780758290106
Publish Date 11/1/2012
Format ePub
Categories Fiction Fantasy , E-only, E-Shortz

“Ladies And Zombies, In The Center Ring…”

Zombie P.I. Dan Shamble and his ghost girlfriend are called to the Vampire Circus when a fortune teller’s cards go missing. Not exactly the glamorous life, but the stakes escalate when a vampire trapeze act goes dead wrong, and Shamble discovers even more skeletons in the closet than the ones that live there. As he shuffles for clues through an unnatural cast of carnies, he faces a slate of suspects that could freak out even the most daring detective—a werewolf lion tamer, a fat lady with an enormous secret, an undead ringmaster…and what could be scarier than a circus clown? The only thing certain is that the show must go on—dead or alive.

Praise for the Dan Shamble Novels

“Darkly funny, wonderfully original.” —Kelley Armstrong

“Two decaying thumbs up!” —Jonathan Maberry

“An unpredictable walk on the weird side. Prepare to be entertained.” —Charlaine Harris

“A funny, action-packed adventure, following that dead man walking.” —Sharyn McCrumb

“Sharp and funny; this zombie detective rocks! Loved it!" —Patricia Briggs

“The Dan Shamble books are great fun.” —Simon R. Green

About Kevin J. Anderson:

Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 120 novels, 53 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 23 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Shamus Award, Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, SFX Reader’s Choice Award, Faust Award, Scribe Award, American Physics Society’s Forum Award, and New York Times Notable Book. By any measure, he is one of the most popular writers currently working in the science fiction genre.

Anderson coauthored thirteen books in Frank Herbert's classic DUNE universe with Herbert's son Brian. His epic science fiction series, “The Saga of Seven Suns,” was followed by a nautical fantasy trilogy, “Terra Incognita,” about sailing ships, sea monsters, and the crusades. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars and X-Files series and coauthored Prodigal Son with Dean Koontz. With Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart, Anderson wrote the novel for the new Rush album Clockwork Angels. For the Horror Writers Association, he edits the Blood Lite anthologies of humorous horror stories. He is also a prolific writer of comics and graphic novels, and he and his wife Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press.

Anderson's research has taken him to the top of Mount Whitney and the bottom of the Grand Canyon, into the Andes Mountains and the Amazon River, inside a Minuteman III missile silo and its underground control bunker, onto the deck of the aircraft carrier Nimitz, onto the floor of the Pacific Stock Exchange, and behind the scenes at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC. He has climbed all 54 mountain peaks in the Colorado Rockies higher than 14,000 feet, and he has completed more than 300 miles of the Colorado Trail. He lives with his wife, writer Rebecca Moesta, in their mountain home in Colorado. 


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