Lukas Novak’s life has just taken a turn for the worst. His wife wants a divorce and Lukas has had enough of being the underdog. He promises himself to start over. There is just the matter of the death of his old family friend Tibor, and his funeral to be taken care of.
But all is not what it seems at Fairhaven care home, Tibor’s last residence. With ten deaths in just as many weeks, superstitious inmate O’Daniel smells a rat. Lukas asks questions but is sidetracked by Fairhaven’s mysterious councillor Eda Enigma, who believes in the paranormal in general and the transference of spirits in particular. Desperately seeking resolution in his own life and curious about her methods at Fairhaven Lukas enlists for a course of counseling.
Days later his research into a mysterious book with a call to invite his “Guardian Angel” into his life stretches Lukas’s own sanity to its edge. His hidden vigilante streak seeks justice in this hard boiled crime novel. His search for the truth leads him high into the Alps to confront a shrouded, deadly secret.
This gritty crime thriller is book 1 of the HemiHelix Effect Series, featuring Lukas Novak, self-proclaimed investigative journalist and amateur sleuth.
In human psychology The HemiHelix Effect is the individual’s realisation that one has the ability to double back on oneself, whatever the circumstances.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am ever so impressed with the writing in this fast thriller. The characterization is excellent. The settings are clever and I simply enjoyed reading each sentence. That is not so very common.
I liked it. had a little bit of everything..