Richter's War Supernatural Thriller Novel Now Available
Updated: Jun 21, 2022
Sci-Fi Thriller Author Daniel P. Douglas Continues the WWII Detective Series
RICHTER'S WAR: Case of the Ghostly Séance is the third paranormal thriller to feature L.A.'s hardboiled, World War II-era private detective Geno Richter. The first two were short stories and this is the first stand-alone book in the series.
Trusted by the War Department to hunt down nefarious Nazi agents, spies, and saboteurs, Geno has seen how the supernatural can loom over the City of Angels when he takes on these foes. In Case of the Japanese Alien, he faced off with Nazi thugs in a race to recover an extraterrestrial visitor. In Case of the Lady Crow, a shape-shifting woman worked directly for Berlin to sabotage war production in Los Angeles.
And now, in Case of the Ghostly Séance, Geno's once again entangled in wartime mystery and suspense, hunting down Nazis, and confronting otherworldly forces. A stakeout at the Los Angeles Central Library ensnares Geno Richter in the roots of a deadly conspiracy stretching back to the dawn of civilization. Soon, the enemy’s real motives emerge after they awaken an ancient spirit who’s determined to fulfill harrowing prophecies.
We find him in the heart of wartime Los Angeles. As with Case of the Lady Crow and Case of the Japanese Alien, this installment of Richter's War is full of L.A.'s history and historical places. In Case of the Ghostly Séance, the architectural centerpiece is the Los Angeles Central Library, which opened in 1926 and is not far from L.A.'s Union Station and the famous Biltmore Hotel, both featured in Case of the Lady Crow. When Geno speaks of the library as a "temple of doom," he gives voice to very real sentiments about the building expressed by yesteryear's Angelinos.
Today, these places are historical landmarks in a sprawling city. In Richter's time, they were relatively new, promising, and distinctive traits of L.A.'s emerging, modern identity. It is no wonder they marked the trenches of Geno Richter's unique war.
About Richter's War: Case of the Ghostly Séance
A Spirited Tale about a Menacing Plot to Control the Future!
The hunt for nefarious Nazi spies in Los Angeles during World War II just took another supernatural turn, which means hardboiled detective Geno Richter is on the case and soon entangled in wartime suspense and mystery...
With the enemy struggling to unlock the secrets of eternal life, the War Department once again calls in a special private investigator, Geno Richter.
While he confronts the usual insidious Nazi agents and their violent thugs, Geno uncovers an even greater plot, one that may affect the future of humanity for a thousand years. Double-dealing associates complicate matters and ancient spirits awaken, determined to fulfill harrowing prophecies. With any luck, a couple of ghosts and a few living allies will rise to the occasion and help Geno beat the Nazis and protect humanity's future.