Acheron Highway

  • by Gary Jonas
  • Narrated by Joe Hempel
  • 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"He stole my heart, Mr. Shade. I want you to find him and steal it back."
The dead won't stay buried in Denver, so Jonathan Shade isn't too surprised when a deceased woman shows up wanting to hire him. A necromancer stalker has stolen her heart - literally - and she needs it if she's going to live.
But Shade's jobs are never simple. The dead won't leave him alone. They work for a lovesick goddess who wants Shade to turn over her former lover. Chased by zombies, and then by an army of skeletons, Shade and his magically-engineered partner, Kelly Chan, fight to stay alive.
Keep your hands and feet in the vehicle at all times, and hang on, because there are no safe exits from Acheron Highway....
The Jonathan Shade series so far:


Modern Sorcery
Acheron Highway
Dragon Gate
Anubis Nights
Sunset Specters

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Acheron Highway

Which scene was your favorite?

This book is packed with so many twists and turns You think you have it all figured out and bam something happens that you weren't expecting and then you have to keep reading to find out how it all works out. Suspense all the way to the end.


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- med c

A Great Story With Twists and Turns!

Would you listen to Acheron Highway again? Why?

Yes, Acheron Highway was a worthy story to listen to again. It's a fairly short story but has a great plot and moves along at a good pace. Even though I would listen to the story again, I am more interested in listening to the other books in the series.


What other book might you compare Acheron Highway to and why?

While listening to this story, I kept thinking how much it reminded me of The Dresden Files but with a few exceptions. Jonathan is an investigator; however, he's immune to direct magic and has no magical abilities but can see and talk to spirits. He mainly relays on others to assist him magically. Also, this story was much shorter than the average Dresden book.


Which scene was your favorite?

I liked the scene where Jonathan goes back in time undo a terrible mistake, but I do not want to give away any of the plot.


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Acheron Highway, where the blood flows.


Any additional comments?

Joe Hempel did a great job narrating the story. He used different accents, tones, and inflections, so you can easily identify the different characters.

Overall this was a great story and had plenty of action, twist, and turns.

"This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast dot com."

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- Cheri

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-13-2015
  • Publisher: Sky Warrior Book Publishing, LLC