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The Eyes of the Stars

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Chicago Homicide Detective Paul Gminski is haunted by dark dreams of his late mother. Unable to rest, Paul and his partner Ivey become entangled with the serial murders of a mysterious group called the Council of Six. Someone or something is killing the group's members, each of whom possesses a piece of an ancient collection of relics called The Eyes of the Stars.
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Paperback, 246 pages
Published May 31st 2012 by Double Dragon Publishing (first published May 16th 2012)
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David Watson
The Eyes Of the Stars by Malcolm J Stewart combines mystery and horror while taking a look at a secret society and ancient religion. The story follows Chicago homicide detective Paul Gminski who is haunted by dark dreams of his mother’s death. Unable to rest, Paul and his partner Ivey are called to The Field Museum to investigate the brutal murder of one of the museum’s employees. The employee is a member of The Council of Six whose members are being viciously slaughtered by something that is no...more
David Caldwell
I won a copy on Goodreads Firstreads.

Paul Gminski is a police officer whose job has destroyed his marriage and his relationship with his daughter.In turn, his problems in his personal life are destroying his ability to do his job.So when he starts investigating a series of grisly murders, he quickly finds himself drawn into a bizarre puzzle that will tax his abilities and may even end his life.

There are bits and pieces of this story that remind of other things I have read.It is different enough...more
Allison
Surprisingly, mixing pantheons worked well. At least when J. Malcolm Stewart writes about them. He was able to pull from a variety of ancient and modern belief systems and write a murder mystery that was engaging and entertaining. I would love to read other books by this author. One of the frustrating parts of reading it was that it needed to be run through editing one more time.
Melissa
This was a great story that kept me reading, despite many grammatical errors. There were a few holes in the plot, but mostly just an entertaining story. Unfortunately, it really needs an editor.
Max Tomlinson
This chilling horror/mystery follows Chicago Homicide Detective Paul Gminski as he and his partner investigate the inexplicable murders of a covert group with a link to a collection of ancient relics. Video footage of the deaths shows an unworldly, paranormal turn as bodies fly through the air. Paul battles his own demons as he descends, almost literally, into hell in order to comprehend The Eyes of the Stars. Not for the squeamish, this debut novel effectively balances two genres and will keep...more
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Aug 15, 2012 Janet marked it as to-read
Really liked the synopsis of this book. Seems like page turner! Hope to win!
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