Please recommend
   using these social sharing buttons:




  book details  


  books by Ken Hughes  



Book: Shadowed by Ken Hughes

Book: Shadowed by Ken Hughes

categories: Book, Urban Fantasy, Psychic, Enhanced Senses, Noir, Mystery, Amnesia, Paranormal Thriller


Ken Hughes

Author Ken Hughesabout this book: He can hear a whisper a block away, and can't remember why.

Shadowed is about a hero hanging on by his fingernails. Paul Schuman's preternatural senses have driven him away from his family and his old life, and forced him to live in hiding using what few tricks he can learn on the street. He searches for answers, or just a way to find a meaning in what he's become, in any way that won't let anyone suspect such a dangerous power exists in the world. Until the night even those assumptions are blown apart, when someone else acquires the same power--from stumbling into him. His sister-in-law.

My two favorite things I've heard about Shadowed are "Before I realized it, I had read the book through in one evening" and that Paul was a completely new and original kind of hero. I wanted to take away all the assumptions people make about adventures, with a hero who has unique "gifts" but still lives in flophouses and has to get an advance look at a building's locks before he's sure he can pick them. The two women he's drawn to are a reporter he's embarrassed with a tip gone wrong, and the one who needs his help to control her new powers but is more interested in him learning who has been breaking into his brother's home.

This is the kind of book where several people get shot, but the hero throws exactly one punch in the story, and it may not be at the one who most deserves it. With a city full of suspects, his own control of his senses breaking down, and every move he makes risking more of the attention he fears...

For Paul, looking for answers is never ever easy. But it's when he starts finding them that the trouble starts.

preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...

Learn more about this book

This book on





More Reviews

   • Book Review: Remember to Forget - A Cozy Mini-Mystery (Karma's Revenge Book 1) by Jwyan C. Johnson
   • Book Review: The Unwritten Timetable by Stonejenson

  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed

Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.