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The Horoscope Writer (Hardcover)

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From Audie Award-winning author Ash Bishop

“Readers will be eager to see what Bishop does next.” —Publishers Weekly

“. . . filled with realistic scenarios and satisfying twists.” —Midwest Book Review

Leo: You’ll step out the door, prepared for a normal day. But you’ll never reach your workplace. You will vanish, without a trace.

Who is The Horoscope Writer? It’s not Bobby Frindley. He’s an ex-Olympic athlete who has fast-talked his way into an entry-level position at a dying newspaper. He’s supposed to be writing horoscopes, but someone has been doing it for him . . .

On his first night on the job, Bobby receives an email with twelve gruesome, highly-detailed horoscopes, along with a chilling ultimatum: print them and one will come true, or ignore them and they all will.

Working with a skeptical co-worker, Bobby investigates the horoscope writer’s true identity, but the closer he gets to the truth, the more the predictions begin to be about him. Has he attracted the attention of a cruel puppeteer? Or is it possible that, like any good horoscope, it’s all in his head?

For readers who enjoy The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown, Deal Breaker by Harlan Corben, or Therapy by Jonathan Kellerman.

About the Author


Ash Bishop is a lifetime reader and a lifetime nerd, loving all things science fiction and fantasy. He has been a high school English teacher, and worked in the video game industry, as well as in educational app development. He even used to fetch coffee for Quentin Tarantino during the production of the film Jackie Brown. Bishop currently produces script coverage for a major Hollywood studio, but he spends his best days at home in Southern California with his wonderful wife and two wonderful children. He earned an MFA in Creative Writing from San Diego State University.

Praise For…


“For those who like space adventures with mystery, intrigue, and some scary beasties, this will be an engaging read.” —Booklist, for Intergalactic Exterminators, Inc

“VERDICT Bishop’s sci-fi debut is recommended for readers who think Larry Correia’s ‘Monster Hunter International’ series should go intergalactic, those who enjoy stories featuring the people who get the dirty jobs done, and especially anyone who wishes that Martha Wells’s Murderbot would become a superhero.” —Library Journal, for Intergalactic Exterminators, Inc

“Bishop’s feel-good sci-fi debut kicks off when drifter Russ Wesley discovers a mysterious stone among his recently deceased grandfather’s collection of oddities . . . imbuing this romp with solid worldbuilding, a broad sense of adventure, and a sensitive emotional core. With gruesome alien battles, layered conflict, and a sprinkling of humor, this is sure to find an audience.” —Publishers Weekly, for Intergalactic Exterminators, Inc
Product Details
ISBN: 9780744309294
ISBN-10: 0744309298
Publisher: CamCat Books
Publication Date: July 18th, 2023
Pages: 320
Language: English