Blood Brothers

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9780312857073: Blood Brothers

Two sorcerers--one black and one white--are killing their own descendants in order to achieve immortality, and to defeat them, a white supremacist and former Green Beret must find a way to work together with his previously unknown black cousin.

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"No doubt about it, the book is a page-turner."-Booklist

The shades of a dark and violent past have reached out and taken the lives of the innocent.

"This is a hell of a ride. Read it, but grab onto the pages with both hands and hope it doesn't suck you down into it."-Explorations

Austin Tucker was a Green Beret, a man with lightning reflexes and the training to use them. But his life was shattered one Thanksgiving night when strangers invaded his home and killed his son, his daughter, and his wife.

Derek Waites was once an outlaw computer hacker, the infamous Captain Africa. Now he designs computer games. Someone has just tried to kidnap his son, while his daughter cried a strange warning and burst into flames.

The two men can have nothing in common-Tucker is a white man from the suburbs, Waites is a black street-hustler trying to go straight. But they are brothers in the same cause. If Tucker and Waites can resolve their differences long enough to work together, they can defeat an ancient evil. Between them they have the skills and the knowledge to break an ancient cycle of supernatural predation, and save the lives of a generation of children.

"[Blood Brothers] is nicely plotted, wonderfully paced, and has characters this reader cares about. What else do you need?"-San Diego Union-Tribune

About the Author:

Born in Los Angeles in 1952, Steven Barnes began writing at the age of five, and since that time has published over two million words. His first published collaboration, "The Locusts," was nominated for the 1980 Hugo award, and his Outer Limits episode "A Stitch In Time" was nominated for a Cable Ace Award and won an Emmy for Amanda Plummer. He also wrote a one-woman show based on the life of Bessie Coleman (the first Black Aviatrix), been the Kung-Fu columnist for Black Belt Magazine (he holds dan rankings in Judo and Karate), and served as the host of the world's longest-running science fiction radio show, Hour 25. Currently living in Washington State with his wife, Novelist Tananarive Due and his daughter Lauren Nicole, Steven is working on a series of novels set in prehistoric Africa, for which he recently spent two weeks on Tanzania's Serengeti plain.

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