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Lost Echoes

Lost Echoes
Lansdale, Joe R.
Random House Inc
Publish date: 2007-02-13
$13.95
307275442
Paperback

Synopsis:

Since a mysterious childhood illness, Harry Wilkes has experienced horrific visionsGruesome scenes emerge to replay themselves before his eyesTriggered by simple sounds, these visions occur anywhere a tragic event has happenedNow in college, Harry feels haunted and turns to alcohol to dull his visionary sensesOne night, he sees a fellow drunk easily best three muggersIn this man, Harry finds not only a friend that will help him kick the booze, but also a sensei who will teach him to master his unusual giftSoon Harry's childhood crush, Kayla, comes and asks for help solving her father's murderUnsure of how it will affect him, Harry finds the strength to confront the dark secrets of the past, only to unveil the horrors of the present.

Review:

My mystery pick this time around is Lost Echoes by Joe RLansdale (Vintage Crime)MrLansdale is a six-time winner of the Bram Stoker AwardHis praises also include the British Fantasy Award, American Mystery Award and the 2001 Edgar Award for best novel from the Mystery Writers of AmericaI'm almost embarrassed this superior author has thus far escaped my attentionWhat a discovery!

   
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