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Monday, November 11, 2019

It is sort of annoying having dead people dropping by at all hours... Dead & Busy Series by Kfir Luzzatto

"The tone of the tale is spot-on: amusing, quick with the snark, and yet still containing that dark thread that keeps it rooted in the noir tradition it's building upon. I definitely want more Callaghan." - Nathan, Goodreads #2


Description:

Accidental Lazarus (#1) 

Published: September 21st, 2017 

It is sort of annoying having dead people dropping by at all hours... 

A paranormal detective like Dave Callaghan has already seen everything, but he never expected to find a presumed dead mobster drinking scotch in his armchair. He is definitely unhappy when he (it?) engages him to find out who shot him. But the worse is yet to come; Dave’s girlfriend gets involved and the real trouble begins. 

Episode 1 of the DEAD & BUSY series will keep you laughing to the (bitter) end. 

"Dave Callaghan is not here to bring you profound, life-changing thoughts; only quick, unadulterated fun." 


Phantom Lover (#2) 

Published: March 21st, 2013

A SEXY ECTOPLASMIC HOOKER 

Why Do All These Deadies Keep Flocking Around Dave? 

"It was bad enough, I can assure you, finding a half-naked ectoplasm sitting at my desk, but she had to talk nonsense too . . ." 

Dave Callaghan is used to having ghosts drop by uninvited at all hours. But this time he is in for a new experience, and you must get ready for a good laugh! 

Episode 2 of the DEAD & BUSY series - the one with the hooker. 


Mice (#3) 

Published: September 21st, 2017 

TALKING MICE ON YOUR BED 

A Mouse That Keeps Reciting Poetry to You, Is a Pest 

When white mice plague a short-tempered mobster, he hires Dave Callaghan to find out where they are coming from. The mobster wants to know why the mice wake him up in the middle of the night to recite "Mary had a little lamb" to him. 

Dave is used to dealing with ghosts of every description, but this time he is facing a complex conspiracy that involves the government and a lascivious ghost. 

Episode 3 of the DEAD & BUSY series - the one with the Aussie ghost sailor. 


The Accountant (#4) 

Published: September 21st, 2017 

HOW TO ELOPE WITH A GHOST

In Which the Accountant Disappears With the Bank Codes 

What can be more maddening for a businessman, than to have his trusted accountant disappear with all the bank access codes? Well, discovering that he has eloped with the ghost of a prostitute surely makes it worse. 

The need to walk into a ghostly brothel doesn't put Dave off. He even befriends one of the girls there and fun is had by all. 

Episode 4 of the DEAD & BUSY series - the one with the little ghostly whorehouse. 


About the author: 
Kfir Luzzatto is the author of eight novels, several short stories and six non-fiction books. Kfir was born and raised in Italy, and moved to Israel as a teenager. He acquired the love for the English language from his father, a former U.S. soldier, a voracious reader, and a prolific writer. He holds a PhD in chemical engineering and works as a patent attorney. In pursuit of his interest in the mind-body connection, Kfir was certified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist by the Anglo European College of Therapeutic Hypnosis. 

Kfir is an HWA (Horror Writers Association) and ITW (International Thriller Writers) member. 


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21 comments:

Stephanie LaPlante said...

Sounds like a great book.

lildevilgirl22 said...

I think the covers are unique

Dale Wilken said...

The books sound really great.

Rita Wray said...

The books sound good.

Betul E. said...

I love the covers. They are very original. My favorite is Phantom Lover.

Audrey Stewart said...

I went to Goodreads and I had no idea how many books Kfir Luzzatto has written. I better get busy and start reading them. They all looked like good reads.

Dan Denman said...

The book covers are cool and creepy. I like good horror and paranormal stories.

DebP said...

This looks like a good series to add to my reading list this winter. The Accountant is my favorite cover.

katieoscarlet said...

The Accountant has the best cover in this series and is the book that intrigues me most.

Tashia Jennings said...

Each book looks wonderful. Genre is right up my alley. Love discovering new books to add to my TBR.

Kfir Luzzatto said...

Hi All,

Thank you for your kind comments. Compliments for the covers are due to my amazing cover designer (https://extendedimagery.com.) What I can promise you, if you read the series, is that you'll have FUN (hopefully even more than I had writing it.) The series can be read in any order, so you can start with the one that that strikes your fancy, and read he rest if you liked that one.
I'd love to get feedback from you!
Kfir

Ellie Wright said...

Great covers. I really love The Accountant cover!

Victoria Alexander said...

Sounds awesome, thanks for sharing!

Maria Katie said...

WOW this looks amazing, love the cover and the title.

CJ said...

I love the covers... so cool. Great art! :)

Bea LaRocca said...

This sounds like an awesome series. Thank you for sharing the book details.

Laura said...

This series is right up my alley. And I love the theme the author has going for the titles and covers.

Debra Branigan said...

This series sounds like something I truly would enjoy to read. The covers are amazing art. I think I would really enjoy Accidental Lazarus, but since its the first one it sets me up for the series. Thanks for sharing.

Nancy Payette said...

Intriguing covers

dave said...

wow looks awesome

Michele S. said...

Really like the covers.. Dead and Busy is the one for me!