Women disappear from streets, clubs, and rooftops leaving the police dazed and confused. The mystical Soothsayer Task Force must use their special skills to divine the truth and solve the mystery.
File Under: Fantasy [ Angels & Humans | Woman-napped | Apocalypse Now | Big Guns ]
Detectives Simantov and Bitton, along with their team of mystic agents, try to make sense of the weird crime scenes and even weirder forensic findings. The victims are seemingly unconnected and the only clues to their disappearances are the small objects they leave behind; a whip, a feather, a lock of hair…
Together with Mazzy’s instincts and Yariv’s stubbornness, they realise that these abductions signal the start of an apocalypse – a war between opposing hosts of angels, the daughters of Lilith and the Nephilim. The battle for access to heaven is underway and humans are caught in the middle. But strong as they may be, angels will always underestimate the power and weight in human free will.
This is the English translation from the original Hebrew text, translated by Marganit Weinberger-Rotman.
“Simantov is one of those rare books that combines mystery, Jewish lore and wonderful writing. Asaf Ashery can tell a story that keeps you up at night just to find out what happens next, while never wanting the story to end.” – Keren Landsman, author of The Heart of the Circle
“The most intelligent supernatural thriller ever written in Hebrew”
Asaf ashery is an Author, editor, academic and screenwriter. He is also a functioning workaholic, an organic vegetable grower and a dog Lover. He lives in a cooperative village in the Jerusalem Mountains with his lovely wife, Yael and two rescue dogs – Mazzy & Bill.