Known Devil by Justin Gustainis

Whipcrack-fast, hellishly smart, and wonderfully noir—Known Devil is a marvellous ride.”
– Lilith Saintcrow, New York Times bestselling author

The story is both dark-edged and breezily amusing, which get thumbs from me…
– Laura Anne Gilman, author of the ‘Paranormal Scene Investigations’ series

Known Devil, by Justin Gustainis, cover art by Timothy LantzMeet Stan Markowski or the Scranton PD’s Occult Crimes Unit.

“My name’s Markowski. I carry a badge. Also, a crucifix, some wooden stakes, a big vial of holy water, and a 9mm Beretta loaded with silver bullets.

“A new supernatural gang is intent on invading Scranton and it looks like I’m going to have to work with the current mob to prevent a demonic gang war.

“If there’s one thing I hate more than living with supernatural scumbags, it’s working with them! But you know that they say, better the devil you know…”

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Fang Warfare | Invading Forces | Uneasy Alliances | The Devil You Know ]

Book Info:
The Third Book in the Occult Investigations Series

UK Print
Date: 6th February 2014
ISBN: 9780857661654
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

US/CAN Print
Date: 28th January 2014
ISBN: 9780857661661
Format: Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$7.99 CAN$9.99

Date: 28th January 2013
ISBN: 9780857661678
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

Other Books in This Series:

1. Hard Spell (July 2011)
2. Evil Dark (May 2012)

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

US Print & Ebook | |

DRM-Free Epub Ebook
Robot Trading Company

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Praise and Reviews for Justin Gustianis:

“Drugs and crime fiction go together like a horse and carriage, or gods and monsters. So when the Occult Crimes Unit Investigators discover that the elves have finally found something that can seriously mess with their heads, it’s clear the shit has hit the fantastic. Justin Gustainis is back, digging into the darkest corners of the hidden world, in a wildly entertaining series where all hell breaking loose is just business as normal.” – Simon R. Green

For Hard Spell:

“A cool mix of cop show and creature feature. Gustainis had me at ‘meth-addicted goblins’.”
- Marcus Pelegrimas, author of the Skinners series

“A magical mystery tour of a murder case rife with supernatural suspects. Sit down for an enchanted evening of otherworldly entertainment!”
- Laura Resnick, author of Unsympathetic Magic & Vamparazzi

“I enjoyed every page of Hard Spell. If Sam Spade and Jack Fleming were somehow melted together, you’d get Stan Markowski. I can’t wait to see what Gustainis does next.”
- Lilith Saintcrow, author of Night Shift and Working for the Devil

For Evil Dark:

“Fans of TV shows like Supernatural and Grimm will find this worth a read, and it’s a lovely mix of real world nightmare and fantastic horror.”
- Ed Fortune, Starburst Magazine

“Gustainis has proved himself time and time again, and it is no surprise to me that Evil Dark is another cracking novel.”
- Theresa Derwin, Terror-Tree

“I thoroughly enjoyed Evil Dark and would recommend it to those readers that enjoy paranormal crime novels. Justin Gustainis has made it onto my must-read-author list and I look forward to what he has in store for us next.”
- Sheila at Dark Faerie Tales

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