Recommended on USA Today! Read
the Bestselling Novel That Has Critics Raving:
"Book One of The Sanheim
Chronicles is a brilliantly plotted roller coaster read, and I loved every
page of it...The story is gripping from the off, drawing you in to a rich and
believable world. But this isn't any old world, there's a heavy dose of fantasy
lurking behind the scenes."
--Shelfless [Kindle Blog]
"It was hard for me to believe
that A Soul to Steal is Rob Blackwell's first novel. I loved how he took
just a little bit of the Headless Horseman story and interwove it with his own
to make this unique thriller. Anyone could enjoy this book."
--Bending the Spine [Book Blog]
"It was also interesting to explore how debilitating fear can be and how
people react to it with fight or flight, how fear freezes you to the spot when
you know you have to hurry and get away from the killer. I'm vague on purpose,
peeps. I don't want to give you any spoilers. I just want you to read this
book. It's really, really good."
--Nocturnal Book Reviews [Book Blog]
"The story is carefully unfolded, bringing some good old fashioned page-turning
--Alaskan Bookie [Book Blog]
"The twists and turns within the novel keep you guessing till the very
--The Heart of the Dragon's Den [Book Blog]
About the Author
Rob Blackwell is a journalist who currently serves as Washington Bureau Chief for American Banker newspaper. A native of Great Falls, Va., he has worked as a reporter for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, Eastern Loudoun Times and a columnist for the South County Chronicle.
He is the author of The Sanheim Chronicles, a trilogy that combines urban fantasy, mystery and humor. "A Soul to Steal" and "Band of Demons" were both Kindle bestsellers. The final book in the series, "Give the Devil His Due," was published on Oct. 1, 2013.
Rob has won several Virginia Press Association awards and was co-winner of the Jesse H. Neal Award for Business Journalism. He has appeared several times on other media outlets, including NPR, BBC, CNBC and C-Span.
He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.