Digital List Price: CDN$ 0.99
Kindle Price: CDN$ 0.00

Save CDN$ 0.99 (100%)

includes free international wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

The Touch Of Ghosts: Writer's Cut (Alex Rourke Book 1) by [Rickards, John]
Kindle App Ad

The Touch Of Ghosts: Writer's Cut (Alex Rourke Book 1) Kindle Edition

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
CDN$ 0.00

Length: 163 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled
  • Similar books to The Touch Of Ghosts: Writer's Cut (Alex Rourke Book 1)

Product description

Product Description

"The thing with avenging someone is that the victims who deserve it the most are always the ones who'd want it the least."

Boston private investigator Alex Rourke has had to overcome personal tragedy and the emotional trauma it's caused to him before. But that's nothing to what he faces when the disappearance of a young man from a tough part of town takes him to the back country of northern Vermont. Adam Webb wasn't the first person to vanish in this stretch of the Green Mountains, and he won't be the last. Ghost towns, drug trafficking, blood and violence, all secrets buried beneath the stark, clean white of the January snows.

With everything Alex holds dear either taken from him or quickly slipping through his grasp, keeping his sanity - and his life - will mean getting to the root of the evil in the frozen state. If he still wants either of those things, that is...

THE TOUCH OF GHOSTS: WRITER'S CUT is a heavily rewritten and re-edited version of a novel first published by Penguin in 2003. While both this and the original form of the story are mysteries, the redrafting process for the original turned the story largely into a conventional whodunnit - a form it was thoroughly ill-suited to - whereas at the time of first writing, the idea behind it was to create a crime thriller exploring the different ways people deal with loss and tragedy, where solving the crime took second place to coming through events with your humanity intact, and without grief and anger turning you into the very thing that had hurt you in the first place.

This novel is the first in the newly-reworked Alex Rourke series of stories.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 502 KB
  • Print Length: 163 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A823WCI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #21,761 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

click to open popover

Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on 4.3 out of 5 stars 18 reviews
claudette valliere
5.0 out of 5 starsSuper read.
December 6, 2013 - Published on
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat story
January 1, 2018 - Published on
Verified Purchase
Louise C
4.0 out of 5 starsLight read, very good
September 2, 2017 - Published on
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
ntv in Ponchatoula, LA USA
5.0 out of 5 starsMurder/mystery/betrayal
August 12, 2017 - Published on
Verified Purchase
Texas Ranger
3.0 out of 5 starsOk detective story
October 15, 2017 - Published on
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery & Returns

Need Help?