Synopses & Reviews
Hidden from mortal eyes are the angels and demons that coexist with mankind...supernatural beings who seek to influence our lives for better and for worse. Amoral and irreverent renegade occultist and paranormal detective John Constantine is blessed and cursed with the ability to interact with this secret world. When Constantine teams up with skeptical L.A. policewoman Angela Dodson to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation catapults them into a catastrophic series of otherworldly events -- even as the forces of Hell conspire against Constantine to claim his immortal soul....
The creator of the bestselling graphic novel series "Hellblazer," published by Vertigo/DC Comics(, adapts his work in this novelization for the upcoming film from Warner Bros., starring Keanu Reeves ("The Matrix") and Rachel Weisz ("The Mummy"), scheduled for release in February. Original.
About the Author
John Shirley is the author of many novels, including Demons, Crawlers, In Darkness Waiting, City Come A-Walkin', and Eclipse, as well as collections of stories, which include Really, Really, Really, Really, Weird Stories and the Bram-Stoker-award winning collection Black Butterflies and Living Shadows. His newest novels are the urban fantasy Bleak History and the cyberpunk thriller Black Glass. He's also written John Constantine: Hellblazer—War Lord, John Constantine: Hellblazer—Subterranean, and The Other End. Also a television and movie scripter, Shirley was co-screenwriter of The Crow. Most recently he has adapted Edgar Allan Poe's Ligeia for the screen. His authorized fan-created website is DarkEcho.com/JohnShirley and official blog is JohnShirley.net.