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Desolation Sound : A Novel

Fourteen severed feet. Twenty-two missing blondes. One knife.

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Desolation Sound : A Novel

Written by
Fraser C. Heston & Heather J. McAdams


Winner of the Maverick Award, which goes to projects that go their own revolutionary way in the genre of neo noir in a groundbreaking forward moving pioneer of the genre.
~ LA Neo Noir Novel, Film & Script Festival

I won’t give spoilers, but I will say that there is one scene told from the perspective of the bad guy that will make you sleep with the lights on for a while. more
~ Lori Duff, author of The Armadillo, the Pickaxe and the Laundry Basket

This great book will grab you and not let go as it keeps you guessing to the very end. more
~ Patricia Gallagher, Gallagher’s Travels

A twisting and suspenseful story that gave me chills and kept me awake at night… If you are looking for a good story that will give you goose bumps this is for you! more
~ Jennifer Zuna, Jenn’s Review Blog

Desolation Sound is a well-crafted, suspenseful novel that will keep you turning pages to find out what happens. It’s well worth the time as the story will stay with you.
~ Marc Eliot, American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood and
American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

This novel certainly has a lot of twists and turns and just as you think you know who the serial killer is------oops I was wrong and it will shock you!! more
~ Miki Hope,

Desolation Sound: A dark and twisted whodunnit that will chill you to your soles.
~ Denis O’Neill, author, Whiplash, and “The River Wild"

I couldn't put it down as soon as I read the first page more
~Lorri Slawson, Hey Lorri blog

‘Desolation Sound’ is a terrifying twisted game of cat and mouse with a psychopathic serial killer ready to keep the police guessing. Fraser C. Heston and Heather J. McAdams teamed up on this captivating story and did not disappoint. more
~ Kristen Downer,

The team of Heston and McAdams have a definite winner here and I truly hope they’ll keep this going as a series. more
~ Liz Terek, Devoted Mommy of 3 blog

This murder mystery novel is short, violent and thrilling . . . It’s old school in the best way. more
~ Joe Crowe, Revolution SF blog

I judge a book by its ability to make me feel. This one succeeded admirably. Taut, suspenseful, and with enough twists and turns to keep you guessing until the very end, Desolation Sound is a solid narrative with sound character development. more
~ Kim Boschee - The Bed Rest Book Club

Desolation Sound is a captivating whodunit where the “who” is not merely a murderer but apparently a psychopathic serial killer. More than captivating, it’s hard to put down once started. more
~ Sandy Graham,

Desolation Sound is a page-turner of the highest order. Heston and McAdams have captured the essence of a serial murder investigation set against the backdrop of an eerie, fog-shrouded island. Buy this book and read it—you won’t be disappointed. more
~ Robert A. Waters, author of Sun Struck: 16 Infamous Murders in the Sunshine State

Desolation Sound is a taut, suspenseful and compelling twist on real-world serial murders, set in the bucolic and woodsy waterways of Vancouver BC. Fraser C. Heston and Heather J. McAdams team up, creating disturbingly attractive characters, producing a throbbing and absorbing narrative based on a real story. A shocker ending awaits the reader. No peeking! more
~Mark McIntire, The Meddlesome Priest Blog

About the Authors

FRASER C. HESTON, has written, produced and directed numerous feature motion pictures including TREASURE ISLAND, Steven King’s NEEDFUL THINGS, ALASKA, and the award-winning documentary THE SEARCH FOR MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER. Fraser lived for many years in British Columbia and currently resides in Los Angeles.

HEATHER J. MCADAMS is a writer and filmmaker. Most recently she was a co-producer on THE SEARCH FOR MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER and has written three screenplays with Fraser C. Heston. Heather lives in Venice, CA with her family and two dogs.

Conversation with Author Fraser C. Heston on CFAX 1070 with Terry Moore

Video Interviews

What is the mystery of the feet?

Suspicions about the facts

What was the research process like?

What is the significance of reading and writing in your life?

What is it like writing with a partner?

What is your novel writing process?

What does Desolation Sound mean?

Who is Liz MacDonald?

Who is Jack Harris?

What relationship have you had with the mystery genre?

What is the planned legacy for your book?

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