Police Detective Whitney Manning escaped from the horrors of the crimes she witnessed nearly every day into the fantasy worlds of her books. Then one day, fantasy became all too real when she met a girl with a powerful genie and her life would never be the same, as told in the pages of CLOCKWORK GENIE.
In this follow-up paranormal murder mystery short story, Manning finds that the genie's influence didn't end with that first adventure. She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This continues the CLOCKWORK GENIE MYSTERIES.
About the Author
Seeking a career in comic books, Kevin Paul Shaw Broden took art courses throughout his education - only to eventually discover that no matter what the media, he was a storyteller at heart. Kevin has been telling stories ever since. His first published story was a science fiction tale that appeared in his college newspaper. Since then he has written for television animation, including the Japanese series MIDNIGHT HORROR SCHOOL. Kevin is a member of the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, west, and a supporter of Women in Animation. He also wrote a well-received chapter story online called REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST, which has since been collected online with accompanying illustrations as REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST: 5TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, along with a follow-up short story called "A Tale of The Scarlet Spirit: In The Clutches of Convicts". He hopes to do even more with these characters in the future. CLOCKWORK GENIE is Kevin’s first full-length novel, a paranormal romantic mystery originally debuting in late 2011 and re-released in a new edition in 2018, including new cover art. The CLOCKWORK GENIE MYSTERIES also includes a follow up short story called, "The Cop That Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story". Additionally, Kevin's released short stories include the individually available titles "Murder on the Cosplay Express" and "No Easy Way to Die". For over the last fifteen years, Kevin has been illustrating and co-writing the online comic book FLYING GLORY AND THE HOUNDS OF GLORY which can be found at http://www.flying-glory.com The premise is: the granddaughter of the World War Two super heroine Flying Glory, Debra Clay discovers she has inherited super powers and convince her high school friends to become heroes to help promote their rock band.