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Untouchable
Untouchable

Untouchable

Saul Imbierowicz

FICTION

220 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: March 2020

ISBN 9781932926859

Rights: WOR

Artemesia Publishing, LLC (Mar 2020)

eBook

eBook Editions Available

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Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: March 2020
 

Overview

Saul Imbierowicz had led a very unremarkable life until he was murdered by Al Capone and was then reborn as a vampire

Now Saul works for Eliot Ness, trying to take down Chicago's most dangerous gangster. But only Saul, Ness, and Saul's new partner, Agent Christian Wright, know the true danger that Capone represents. As a vampire, Saul is stronger, faster, and his wounds heal rapidly, but he is also exhausted, constantly fatigued, and has a million questions about his new "life." An offer from Al Capone to answer these questions comes with a price that Saul is unwilling to pay, and when the mysterious Mr. Brown reappears, Saul learns that there is a war brewing that will put any spat between human gangsters to shame. While Saul struggles to keep himself from becoming a monster like Capone, he and Christian must work together, a task that is easier said than done. Christian sees Saul as an abomination, an affront to God, and would rather stake Saul than work with him, but understands that a war between vampires would be disastrous. This fledgling partnership must succeed, or Chicago may pay the price of its failure.

Reviews

"Last year we had the pleasure of reading the first book in this series called, Unremarkable. In it we met Saul Imbierowicz, a boring postal clerk in 1929 Chicago. By the book's end, poor Saul had been murdered by Mobster Al Capone who, as it turned out, was actually a vampire. Thus, to his own horror, Saul was turned and rose from the dead as a bloodsucker himself. This new book opens with Saul having been recruited by Elliot Ness to join his anti-crime task force. Ness is aware of the fact that Capone and many of his gang are supernatural monsters. The G-Man decides that having a vampire on his own team would be beneficial in future encounters. He pairs Saul with a federal agent named Christian Wright who is devoutly religious and has a deep aversion to all things unnatural, including Saul. Thus their working together is contentious from the start with Christian insulting Saul constantly while our naïve protagonist stumbles through his new existence desperately trying to understand everything that has happened to him. Like the first entry, writers Habiger and Kissee have a wonderful talent for mixing both action and humor. That Saul mentally imagines his Jewish family, mother, father and sister, chastising at the most inopportune moments is really very funny. At the same the authors do an excellent job of weaving their imaginative narrative around actual historical accounts that transpired at the time. What we've always loved about New Pulp is its ability to offer new twists to old stories. With both Unremarkable and now Untouchable, Habiger and Kissee have delivered something truly unique and thoroughly enjoyable. We have to assume there is a third volume in the works and quite frankly we hope it arrives sooner than later." —Ron Fortier, Pulp Fiction Reviews

Author Biography

Geoff Habiger was raised in the shadow of roaring lions and peacock calls in Manhattan...Kansas, not New York. (That's the Little Apple, not the Big Apple, for those of you playing along at home. And the wild animals came from living behind the city's zoo.) Growing up Geoff loved exploring the woods around his home, sneaking into the zoo (don't tell anybody), and playing baseball and Dungeons & Dragons. He and his best friend, Coy Kissee, would spend hours reading comics, playing all sorts of role-playing games, and talking about books and movies. Geoff stayed in Manhattan for college, getting a B.S. degree in Geology at Kansas State University (Go Cats!). He then attended gradual school in Bozeman, Montana where studied paleontology with Dr. Jack Horner, got to dig up dinosaurs in Montana, and worked to mold and cast dinosaur bones. While he didn't graduate, he had a lot of fun and did meet his future wife, so that worked out well. Geoff currently resides in the wilds of the Monzano mountains, east of Albuquerque, with his wife, son, and two cats. He is currently working on sequels to the novels already published. Coy is an avid player of all types of card games, board games, and role-playing games. He took his love for gaming and turned it into a business and is a co-founder of Tangent Games. He is the author of several books for Dungeons & Dragons published by Tangent Games. Coy lives in Kansas with his wife. He is currectly working on several new projects for Tangent Games and as an author.