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The Demon Stone

Written by Christopher Datta

Genre: Supernatural Thriller

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The Demon Stone is a powerful supernatural thriller that leads you from the killing fields of Africa to the quiet Boundary Waters of Northern Minnesota. In braided narratives, Datta spins a terrifying story about the spiritual forces—both real and supernatural—that incite the basest, bloodiest and most frightening of human behaviors.

When Kevin volunteered to travel to a war-ravaged country in Africa to help out his childhood buddy, Bill, now a physician with Doctors Without Borders, he knew he might face danger. But he could not have envisioned the brief, nightmare encounter that would rob him of his friend, his principles, and quite possibly his sanity. When he returns to his family in the United States, he carries with him not only survivors’ guilt, but, according to a grizzled old juju man in the service of a warlord, a powerful demon.

Liz cannot understand why, precisely, she agreed to go camping with her old college friend Kevin and his sullen teenage daughter, but it was clear that in the wake of his sudden divorce and a horrific family tragedy, Kevin needed someone to lean on. The canoeing trip in the Boundary Waters was supposed to be an escape, an opportunity to bring back the old Kevin. But once in the forests, Kevin’s behavior grows increasingly off-kilter, and Liz feels a growing sense of unease, one that ripens into fear. As the trio glide further into the wilderness, it becomes clear that someone, or something, is stalking them.

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The Demon Stone


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I loved this book!!

Christoper Datta sculpted an energetic and electric story that is both riveting and compulsive!

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A story of dark spirits, love lost, re-evaluating spiritual beliefs and inner strength.

A fast paced, page turning adventure.

I loved this story. Highly recommended.

Author Bio

Christopher Datta

THE DEMON STONE is a supernatural thriller from a newcomer to fiction, but a man who is no stranger to the darkest of human impulses.  Author Christopher Datta has been a civil conflict specialist with the U.S. State Department, last serving in the newly established embassy in Southern Sudan. In the course of a long and distinguished career, he has gone into places best known for genocide and bloody conflagration. This novel, which grows out of his experience in the field, is an edge-of-your-seat thriller and a provocative meditation on the nature of evil.

Born in Washington, DC Chris Datta, Foreign Service officer, has been on numerous battlefields for his job and country. He has seen mass graves, brought war criminals to justice and in this new chapter, Datta brings readers a stunning historical account of the American Civil War withTouched with Fire. His attention to detail is superb, and his experiences abroad have given him ample stories to tell for years to come.

His action packed life has taken him across the world from the United States to Liberia and Southern Sudan. Not only serving in active war zones but often battling tropical diseases, Datta has nurtured his fascination with civil conflict by diving into the history books and historical records of America’s past. His research is meticulous, and his attention to detail creates vivid pictures of the past.