J. Lincoln Fenn’s Dead Souls Want to Chill Your Bones


With September now almost half over, our thoughts are turning to the cooler months, which are perfect for huddling near the fireplace with a good novel. There’s a new one heading our way in a few days that promises to bring an edgy and bone-chilling tale we won’t soon forget.

Read on for more about J. Lincoln Fenn’s Dead Souls, arriving on September 20th from Gallery Books. Pre-order your copy from Amazon now.

Known for her #1 bestselling debut novel Poe, which won the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award for Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror, J. Lincoln Fenn is receiving fantastic early praise for Dead Souls, which is about what humans are willing to trade for their deepest desires with Fenn’s observations on today’s society subtly woven in. Fiona Dunn makes a deal with the Devil. The catch is that she must perform a favor for him at some point in the future—a gruesome, murderous, nefarious favor.

When Fiona Dunn is approached in a bar by a man who claims he’s the Devil, she figures it’s just some kind of postmodern-slash-ironic pickup line. But a few drinks in, he offers her a wish in exchange for her immortal soul, and in addition, Fiona must perform a special favor for him whenever the time comes. Fiona finds the entire matter so absurd that she agrees. She trades her soul in exchange for the ability to become invisible and find out if her boyfriend is cheating. Bad idea. Not only does Fiona soon discover that she really was talking to the Devil incarnate, but she’s now been initiated into a bizarre support group of similar “dead souls”—those who have done the same thing as Fiona on a whim and who must spend their waking hours in absolute terror of that favor eventually being called in… and what exactly is required from each of them in order to give the Devil his due.




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