Voyagers: If Only the Afterlife Were as Simple as it Seemed

Voyagers: If Only the Afterlife Were as Simple as it Seemed

by K. Nappier

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Voyagers: If Only the Afterlife Were as Simple as it Seemed by K. Nappier

Paula Brackston fans will want to add KL Nappier to their favorites lists.

There could be no unlikelier pair of amateur sleuths than Greta Roscoe and the Reverend Aaron Shane. Not because Greta is St. Louis's most elegant courtesan as the era of Rag-Time dawns, and Aaron the city's most self-righteous minister.

It's because they're dead.

And an angelic tutor named Aridite has given them the assignment of solving their own murders.

If only things in the Afterlife were as simple as they seemed.

"This book is wonderful! Original and totally addictive." ~Lesley Mazey, The Eternal Night Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Website

"Most of the novels I read get thrown in a box under my bed, but Voyagers will be placed on my bookshelf." ~Margaret Marr, NightsAndWeekends.Com

"...layers of historical fiction, murder mystery who-done-it...romance, supernatural thriller...and suspense...make for a most delicious reading."~Lisa Ciurro, Tampa Book Buzz

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781456421496
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/30/2010
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Fast-paced action and smart, stylish writing are the hallmarks of K.L. Nappier's speculative thrillers, mysteries and dark fiction. Some call her style eclectic, some call it cross-over. Moving between genres may keep her books out of the mainstream, but once you've discovered her, you'll understand what thousands of readers already know and why critics think she is one of the best authors writing independent fiction.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is written with a historic background, in 1896. The location is the heartlands of America, St. Louis in Missouri. We briefly learn about the two primary characters - Greta Roscoe - a courtesan, and Aaron Shane, the minister and how their paths entangle with each other. Then, all of a sudden, we are drawn into the part of the story where things pick up, the author gets right into the afterlife right at page 27: "... stopped abruptly, and Greta looked in the direction he was staring. What that, just under the west windows? A dark shape, like a man sprawled over and unconscious. Or dead. A deep voice said "Yes, dead, Greta. That's Aaron's shell. You're right, you're both very dead." A murder mystery with a twist - the amateur "sleuths" are investigating their own murders. The story continues where the author uses the opportunity provided by the plot to combine the elements of a good murder mystery with philosophy, the curiosity most of us have about the afterlife, gripping our attention till the end.