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Dead Souls: A Novel - J. Lincoln Fenn

This was a VERY creepy book. These people have given their soul to the devil in exchange for a favor. They don't know that the favor is or when that favor will be asked for. They form a group and have regular meetings. Their main topic - what and when will the favor be? When the first member of their group doesn't show up and they read about a mass shooting at a child's school play, they realize that was the member of their group that did not show up for the meeting.

This is when it all becomes real for them. In the case of the main character, Fiona Dunn, she actually doesn't even remember giving up her soul. As Scratch (the devil) catches her on a melancholy night and she has had too much to drink.

The author did a great job taking everyone's wishes and using them in a grand plot at the end for an outstanding event (the devil's idea and opinion). It was just amazing how all the puzzle pieces came together. At first, I have to admit, it was a little slow. However, it wasn't long until the action started and the puzzle pieces started fitting into the grand scheme of things.

This was a very well written book and thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Creepy as it was, I just could not put it down. And all the new additions that kept coming aboard that had sold their soul as well. The number just kept growing. I shudder just remembering about it while writing this review. A creepy, haunting and hopefully a true fiction novel, I highly recommend.

Huge thanks to Gallery, Threshold Books for approving my request and to Net Galley for providing a free e-galley in exchange for an honest review.