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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Featured Indie Book: The Unholy (Paul DeBlassie III)

The Unholy (Paul DeBlassie III)
Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Thriller The Unholy by Paul DeBlassie III.

The Unholy is a psychological thriller in which a curandera, a medicine woman, is in a life-and-death battle with an evil Archbishop…an exploration of the dark side of religion and the human yearning for spiritual freedom and transformation.

The Book has been published via Sunstone Press and is available as eBook and Paperback - 200 pages - released in August 2013.

About the Book

A young curandera, a medicine woman, intent on uncovering the secrets of her past is forced into a life-and-death battle against an evil Archbishop.

Set in the mystic land of Aztlan, The Unholy is a novel of destiny as healer and slayer.

Native lore of dreams and visions, shape changing, and natural magic work to spin a neo-gothic web in which sadness and mystery lure the unsuspecting into a twilight realm of discovery and decision.

The Unholy (Paul DeBlassie III)
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Reviews (Excerpts)

- "Paul DeBlassie III has brought us a richly imagined supernatural thriller set in the high mountain desert of Aztlan, where Claire Sanchez, an herbalist and medicine woman, has come to reclaim her healing heritage and uncover the secrets of her mother's death. The book digs deep into legend, folklore, and the author's own imagination to paint a stirring picture of a traditional curanderismo pitted against the oppressive forces of institutional religious power. Make sure you have lots of time; once you start reading this book, it will be hard to put down. [...] " - Stephan V. Beyer

- " 'The Unholy' by Paul DeBlassie III is a great thriller about the good and evil within the Church. The story flows with excitement on each page. This book is very hard to put down once you start reading it. I will not give away the ending, however, I definitely was not expecting that!!! Thank you Mr. DeBlassie III for an excellent, supernatural thriller. I very highly recommend 'The Unholy'! [...]" - Elizabeth

- "[...] This was an excellent good verses evil novel. It held new captivated throughout! This book has everything, there's action, suspense, and even romance! [...] " - Simone Lilly-Egerter

- "The Unholy is filled with action, romance, the supernatural and more. It kept me excited from beginning to end, and I came to truly care for Claire and what she was going through. If you like supernatural and psychological plots that are steeped with rich religious imagery, then The Unholy is for you. " - Jessica Arias Cooper

- "Paul DeBlassie III has captured the energy and challenges of shamanic healing practices in a book that will keep people reading long into the night. Many speak or write about shamanic experiences or skills with no real understanding; Paul, on the other hand, is the real deal. Enjoy a great read!" - Jim Graywolf Petruzzi

About the Author

Author Paul DeBlassie III
Author Paul DeBlassie III
Paul DeBlassie III, PhD, is a psychologist and writer living in his native New Mexico.

A member of the Depth Psychology Alliance, the Transpersonal Psychology Association, and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, he has for over thirty years treated survivors of the dark side of religion.

The Unholy is his debut novel.

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The Unholy (Paul DeBlassie III)