A Soul To Steal by Rob Blackwell
(The Sanheim Chronicles, Book One)

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"The perfect Halloween read!"
--Abnormally Paranormal [Book Blog]

"Blackwell has woven a Celtic myth, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and a serial killer's rampage into a great novel... When everything came together and all the pieces finally fell into place I was completely shocked. The ending was fantastic."
--The Jeep Diva [Book Blog]

A Celtic myth and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" collide in The Sanheim Chronicles, a trilogy that combines urban fantasy, mystery, and suspense.

In Book One, A Soul to Steal, two reporters rush to stop a serial killer before a promised bloodbath on Halloween night. But to unmask and defeat the murderer, they may unleash a far darker threat--and pay an unimaginable price.

A Soul to Steal has been featured on USA Today and praised by book bloggers and readers alike as an addictive page-turner with an ending that will blow you away.

Reviewers have raved about the sequel, Band of Demons, for "plot twists that will leave you gasping for air... Band of Demons is the journey of a lifetime."

The final book in the trilogy, Give the Devil His Due, was published on Oct. 1, 2013.

"With the combination of an ancient Celtic myth and the legend of the Headless Horseman, Blackwell's story is a leave-the-light-on kind of page turner... If you like suspenseful thrillers, check out A Soul to Steal."
--Indie Reader [Featured on USA Today Books]

"If you love Halloween, this is the book for you!  This book offers mystery, thriller, romance, and the paranormal."
--Bee's Knees Reviews [Book Blog]

"I love fall and all things Halloween, so this was the perfect story to start the season. Blackwell does Halloween legends justice in his debut novel. The story is multi-layered, using Halloween legends mixed with a good old twisted psychopathic thriller."
--A Texas Reader [Book Blog]  
Read what Amazon reviewers are saying: 

"There's only one Stephen King but I've got to say this author is right up there."

"A Soul to Steal is a wonderfully well-written novel. Blackwell's writing is masterful, the pace is perfect, and the plot is gripping. I loved the combination of different genres, and thought there was the perfect amount of horror, mystery, fantasy, and romance."

"Great yarn, especially approaching Halloween. Great takeoff on the Headless Horseman genre. The plot and characters were downright fun to read."

"We've all seen The Story of Sleepy Hollow, we've all loved The Headless Horseman, but the combination of this thriller with that story was a combination you couldn't put down if you tried. Amazing details brought out ever so slowly, amazing characters you feel sad for and glad for and root for as the weave this Halloween tale." 

"This is an excellent book! I loved reading it, great characters, awesome suspense, got my heart pumping several times. I can't wait for the next two books in the series!"

"The ability of the author to blend fantasy, mystery, thriller, and love into one book makes it a wonderful piece. I would highly recommend this book to all."

"Stop hesitating...buy this book!"

About Rob Blackwell

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Rob Blackwell is a journalist who currently serves as Washington bureau chief for American Banker newspaper. A native of Great Falls, Va., he has worked as a reporter for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, Eastern Loudoun Times and a columnist for the South County Chronicle.He has made several radio and television appearances, including on NPR, BBC, CNBC and C-Span. He has won several Virginia Press Association awards and was co-winner of the Jesse H. Neal Award for Business Journalism.He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.
Published November 9, 2013 by Rob Blackwell. 362 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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