The Black Mariah by Jay R. Bonansinga

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Set on the open road of long-distance truckers, the novel opens as Lucas and Sophie hear a cry for help over their CB radio. A trucker is cursed - doomed to drive forever or be consumed by fire. Their failure to save him means the curse falls upon them.

About Jay R. Bonansinga

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Jay Bonansinga is the award-winning author of eight novels, as well as an acclaimed nonfiction work, The Sinking of the Eastland, published by Citadel Press. The Chicago Tribune has called him "one of the most imaginative writers of thrillers." Several of his titles are in development as major Hollywood movies, and his work has been translated into eleven languages. He is a longtime resident of the Chicago area and is a visiting professor at Northwestern University. He lives with his wife and two sons in Evanston, Illinois. Visit the author at
Published January 1, 1994 by Orion mass market paperback. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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The Black Mariah is the CB nickname for independent trucker Lucas Hyde's rig, which he rides cross-country with his partner Sophie Cohen, a former San Francisco debutante turned vegetarian intellectual hobo.

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