May 16, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly Meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. Book bloggers present upcoming books they can’t wait to read and share their enthusiasm about new releases.



Title: The Broken Ones
Author: Stephen M. Irwin


Genre: Horror/Thriller
Publisher: Doubleday
Release Date: August 7, 2012

Description (from Amazon):

Award-winning author Stephen M. Irwin returns with a thrilling, supernatural crime novel built around an intriguing question: What happens when every single person is haunted by a ghost only they can see?

Without warning, a boy in the middle of a city intersection sends Detective Oscar Mariani's car careening into a busy sidewalk. The scene is bedlam as every person becomes visited by something no one else can see. We are all haunted. Usually, the apparition is someone known: a lost relative, a lover, an enemy. But not always. For Oscar Mariani, the only secret that matters is the unknown ghost who now shares his every waking moment . . . and why.

The worldwide aftershock of what becomes known as "Gray Wednesday" is immediate and catastrophic, leaving governments barely functioning and economies devastated . . . but some things don't change. When Detective Mariani discovers the grisly remains of an anonymous murder victim in the city sewage system, his investigation will pit him against a corrupt police department and a murky cabal conspiring for power in the new world order.

Stephen M. Irwin has created an unforgettable crime novel and an intense, textured vision of the near-future. The Broken Ones is the riveting search for hope in the darkest corners of the imagination.  


What are you waiting on this week? Leave your links in the comments!

8 comments:

  1. wow sounds unique and intense! I love books where people can see ghosts.
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  2. Ooooo! This one sounds so good! I am going to have to check this one out :) The cover is simple yet creepy...! Thanks for sharing.

    MaryAnn
    Chapter by Chapter

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  3. It sounds really good! this goes into my tbr pile XD Awesome pick!

    My WoW picks here

    Jay
    We Fancy Books

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  4. Oh wow, this sounds really good! I can definitely see Hollywood turning this book into a movie!

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  5. That cover is so epic and gorgeous! I love the colors and it sounds really fun.

    Thanks for dropping by, darling!

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  6. This sounds really interesting. I love the concept. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Thanks for posting this, Steph – that's awesome of you. Hope you and your visitors enjoy the read. (And I love the cover, too; big cheers to the talented Michael W. at Doubleday). Best, Steve

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Mr. Irwin! I read your book, The Dead Path, and am a die-hard fan now! This book sounds as awesome as that one & I love the creepy cover! I'll definitely be waiting to get my hands on a copy of The Broken Ones!

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