Novel Recommendation: My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due

41536Jessica, a successful journalist, marries the man of her dreams: David, her former professor, who is gorgeous, sexy, intelligent, and a bit enigmatic. Together they raise a young daughter in Miami, living a comfortable middle-class life, when Jessica is assigned to investigate a series of mysterious deaths that are somehow linked to her husband. Jessica’s investigation leads to a terrifying truth: David was a member of an Ethiopian sect who traded their souls for immortality. In return, he must keep this truth a secret and will kill to do so. Determined to protect his family and keep them close, David intends to perform a ritual on his wife and daughter so that they too can be immortal. Jessica races against time to protect herself and her daughter from the man she loves!

I read My Soul to Keep years ago and loved it. Intelligently written and suspenseful, Due pulls you in immediately to her urban fantasy world and never lets go. A great read for Halloween.


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