The Shadow of Seth

The Shadow of Seth

by Tom Llewellyn

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Overview

Sixteen-year-old Seth Anomundy is a product of his environment: in this case, Tacoma, Washington. What L.A. was to Chandler, Tacoma - a working-class port city now undergoing urban renewal - is to author Tom Llewellyn.

Seth has grown up in Tacoma's tough neighborhoods, where he's perfectly at home in Choo-Choo's boxing gym and Miss Irene's soul food palace, the Shotgun Shack. With his mom working nights as a cleaner, Seth goes to high school, gets decent grades, and makes money where he can: filling in as cook at the Shotgun Shack, working as a sparring partner, and running errands for Nadel, the clock repairman. Life is hand-to-mouth, but okay - until he gets the news that his mother has been killed.

The police don't care about the death of just another drug addict, so a bewildered Seth takes it upon himself to find the killer. On a clock delivery run, he meets a beautiful rich girl named Azura Lear, who encourages Seth and tries to help track down the killer. But instead of finding answers, Seth finds only trouble. He faces down a gang of baseball-bat-wielding high school jocks and deals with the contempt of Azura's suspicious father. And then there's King George - a teenage thug Seth has previously managed to avoid - who has for some reason let it be known that he wants Seth dead. Right now.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781929345199
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 08/04/2015
Series: Seth Anomundy Murder Mysteries , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 191 KB
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Tom Llewellyn lives and writes in Tacoma, Washington. His first novel, The Tilting House, was published in the United States, Germany, and The Netherlands. He is cofounder of Beautiful Angle, a letterpress poster project. He works as a creative director during the day. Find him online at tomllewellyn.blogspot.com or follow him on Twitter @tommyllew.

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