Review: SOUL SEEK, Zackie Series book 4: Fun, spooky, wildly entertaining

A wonderful review of SOUL SEEK written by Michael Stephen Daigle, author of the Frank Nagler Mystery Series

Michael Stephen Daigle

Writing suspense stories in the single dimension of this world is hard enough.

That is what makes the effort by New Jersey author Reyna Favis remarkable and such fun: Her Zackie stories about a Psychopomp in the form of a Plott hound and her human  and ghostly companions  take place in two dimensions with spirits and human engaged in crime solving.

Full disclosure: I am a mystery writer (just in one dimension) and a member with Reyna in the Phillipsburg (NJ) writers group. I have heard parts of this story.

In the fourth book in the Zackie series, Soul Seek, American ghost hunter Fia and her entourage are lodged in a manor house in the Scottish Highlands.

A cold draft leaking from the wall sends Fia down a dark passage to find a dead baby and the spirit of a fiddler James MacPherson.

The death of the child activates Fia…

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Review: SOUL SEEK, Zackie Series book 4: Fun, spooky, wildly entertaining

Introvert Reveals What Really Goes on During Search and Rescue Training

 So…. this was SAR training one night. I’m in the white helmet.  It looks like we’re diligently practicing splinting an injury, but….

Instructor: Here’s your scenario. The subject fell on rocks and ripped off their knee cap. He can’t walk out. What do you do? 

Me: I guess I’d use a SAM splint to stabilize the knee and call for a carry out. 

Instructor: Good. Go ahead and do that. How would you mold the splint?

Me: Um, using two splints, I’d—

Instructor: Did you know your dog chewed on your helmet? [Picks at edge of helmet near my ear] 

Me: ????

Me: [Feels along edge of helmet] Damn it…   

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Image credit: Misty Mott

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Soul SearchSoul Scent, Soul Sign, and Soul Seek novels of supernatural suspense, have been described as Marley & Me meets The Sixth Sense. Readers have praised these novels for the very human stories behind the hauntings that create unexpected plot twists, drama, and even moments of humor. The Zackie Stories are available for purchase as ebook, audiobook, and paperback on Amazon and Audible, and free on Kindle Unlimited.

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Introvert Reveals What Really Goes on During Search and Rescue Training