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Stone and Silt
by Harvey Chute

$2.99
Kindle Edition published 2013-08-14
Bestseller ranking: 713665

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Big Al's Books & Pals 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Young Adult Nominee

A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a “half-breed.” At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother’s death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....

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Any suggestions? I started reading the BPRD graphic novel series (a hellboy comic spinoff) and it has a few arcs set just after World War II. It's action/thriller/adventure/historical, but with lots of supernatural elements. I'm looking for something like this in novel form. I feel like Indiana Jones is a similar thing but would just need a bit more magic and monsters.

Has anyone come across what I'm describing? Vampires in World War I? Evil Goddess raising the dead to fight for Mussolini in WWII? Any recommendations would be very much appreciated.

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Re: Hunting around for something like Indiana Jones but more supernatural...
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2016, 11:49:52 AM »
What first popped to mind for me is Charles Stross's "Laundry" series, which starts with The Apocalypse Archives. It's kind of British secret service meets H.P. Lovecraft meets Dilbert-like bureaucracy. Not exactly Indiana Jones, but good reads. (They get darker as the series progresses.)

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Re: Hunting around for something like Indiana Jones but more supernatural...
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2016, 02:19:09 PM »


First book in a series. I liked it, but haven't read the others.

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