Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Waiting On Wednesday #147 - The Voodoo Killings

Waiting On Wednesday, where we put the spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating, is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week's choice is -


The Voodoo Killings - Kristi Charish
ISBN - 9780345815880
Publisher - Vintage Canada
Release date - May 10 2016
Find - Goodreads 

For the first time since we launched Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, Random House Canada is thrilled to announce the debut of a new urban fantasy series. Kristi Charish's The Voodoo Killings introduces Kincaid Strange, not your average voodoo practitioner...

For starters, she's only 27. Then there's the fact that she lives in rain-soaked Seattle, which is not exactly Haiti. And she's broke. With raising zombies outlawed throughout the continental USA, Kincaid has to eke out a living running seances for university students with more money than brains who are desperate for guitar lessons with the ghost of a Seattle grunge rocker--who happens to be Kincaid's on-again, off-again roommate.

Then a stray zombie turns up outside her neighbourhood bar: Cameron Wight, an up-and-coming visual artist with no recollection of how he died or who raised him. Not only is it dangerous for Kincaid to be caught with an unauthorized zombie, she soon realizes he's tied to a spate of murders: someone is targeting the zombies and voodoo practitioners in Seattle's infamous Underground City, a paranormal hub. When the police refuse to investigate, the City's oldest and foremost zombie asks Kincaid to help. Raising ghosts and zombies is one thing, but finding a murderer? She's broke, but she's not stupid.

And then she becomes the target...As the saying goes, when it rains it pours, especially in Seattle.


I'm a huge fan of Kristi Charish and love her Adventures Of Owl series so this sounds fantastic. Alas, to start with it looks like it's just a Canadian release but fingers crossed it will get picked elsewhere too.

11 comments:

  1. Ooohhhhh this one sounds really good. Thanks for sharing and I hope you enjoy it!

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  2. Okay, I'm sold on this one! I'll have to go add it to my TBR on Goodreads now! Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
    Check out my WOW

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  3. Great pick! I haven't read anything by this author yet, but this one sounds really good. I am definitely adding it to my list.

    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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  4. I featured this a few months ago. I love the sounds of it and enjoy most things related to voodoo. I hope we both love it.

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  5. This one sounds amazing and right up my alley! Great pick!!

    my WoW

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  6. Oh! I hadn't heard of this one! Great pick :) I know I have one of her books on my TBR list, but maybe I'll start with the newer book :)

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  7. I enjoyed the books in her Owl series, so I'm very curious about something new by her too :)

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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  8. I'm excited about this too! I do hope there is a US release soon:-)

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  9. Haven't heard of this one. I hope you enjoy it when you get it! My WOW

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  10. Oh wow, I hadn't heard of this book until now and now I really do want it! The cover here is just gorgeous and the premise is intriguing. A zombie?

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