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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The Hunted by Mike Dellosso is up on CFBA! (With hubby's review.)



This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing


The Hunted

(Realms - June 3, 2008)

by

Mike Dellosso



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Mike now lives in Hanover, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Jen, and their three daughters. He writes a monthly column for Writer . . .Interrupted. He was a newspaper correspondent/columnist for over three years and has published several articles for The Candle of Prayer inspirational booklets. Mike also has edited and contributed to numerous Christian-themed Web sites and e-newsletters.

Mike is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance, the Relief Writer's Network, and International Thriller Writers. He received his BA degree in sports exercise and medicine from Messiah College and his MBS degree in theology from Master's Graduate School of Divinity.

You can read a great interview with Mike, over here on TitleTrakk


ABOUT THE BOOK

A town's deadly secret will drive one man to the edge of his faith...

After learning of the disappearance of his nephew, Joe Saunders returns to his childhood home of Dark Hills to aid in the search effort. When Caleb is found, badly mauled and clinging to life, Joe embarks on a mission to find the beast responsible. But the more Joe delves into the fabric of his old hometown, the more he realizes Dark Hills has a dark secret, shrouded for three generations in a deadly code of silence.

As Joe unravels the truth behind a series of unexplained animal attacks, murder, and corruption at the highest level of law enforcement, he is led to a final showdown where he must entrust his very life into God's hands. Will his young faith be strong ehough to battle the demonic forces of The Hunted.

If you would like to read the first chapter, go HERE.

Mike Dellosso could very well be the next Frank Peretti-if you liked The Oath and Monster, you are going to love The Hunted.
--C.J. Darlington, Cofounder and book editor, Titletrakk.com

A spine-tingling tale of hidden secrets, buried hopes, and second chances. A story best read with all the lights on and an extra flashlight--just in case!
--Amy Wallace, author of Ransomed Dreams

Mike Dellosso's pins-and-needles thriller hurtles the reader down a dark and twisted path. I dare you to take this one home!
--Jill Elizabeth Nelson, author of the To Catch a Thief suspense series

With hints of Frank Peretti and Stephen King, The Hunted is a chilling debut."
--Creston Mapes, author of Nobody

A vicious enemy, a family secret, a thirst for revenge, and a need for reconciliation all drive The Hunted from intriguing beginning to thrilling conclusion."
--Kathryn Mackel, author of Vanished

Read this someplace safe as you experience the incredibly descriptive world of The Hunted. And sleep with the lights on.
--Austin Boyd, author of Mars Hill Classified trilogy


Hubby's review: (He snagged the book and read it almost straight through and I haven't had a chance to read it yet.)

The Hunted is about a man, Jo Saunders, who comes to town in search of his lost nephew. Filled with guilt and remorse over his brother’s death, Jo finds his nephew in an old outhouse. He’d been mauled by a large animal and is in a coma. His nephew lives in Dark Hills. The police chief of Dark Hills is Jo’s old girlfriend. The town is filled with dark secrets and cover-up runs rampant even among the residents. As the story unfolds there is conflict that appears to be of flesh and blood but is actually a spiritual battle. Jo is determined to learn the truth at all costs. For readers who love spiritual battles in fiction form, this book will totally thrill you. However, it is realistic and frighteningly real enough to warrant reading while the sun is out. A suspenseful page-turner, this book should not be read at night. But the ending will bring tears to your eyes, so it’s not all terror and angst. In fact, it reminds you of the scripture where it says that Satan prowls the earth like a roaring lion and YOU and The Hunted. (1Peter 5:8) Highly recommended.

3 comments:

Katy Lin :) said...

this sounds awesome! can't wait to get my hands on it!

Mike Dellosso said...

Hey, Michelle, thanks so much for posting about my book. And thank your hubby too for the great review. I'm so glad he enjoyed it.

Much appreciated!

Mike

Anonymous said...

any book that brings tears to my eyes is one l want to read! Percy

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