The Shimmer

‘Carsten Stroud is a world-class storyteller… He effortlessly combines hard-nosed cops, mafia dons, and supernatural events with convincing ease. The prose is music. He had me reading late into the night.’ STEPHEN KING

How do you hunt a killer who can go back in time and make sure you’re never born?

Sergeant Jack Redding is hot on the trail of a time travelling serial killer who rides The Shimmer across the decades. The stakes turn brutal when the chance to alter past events offers Jack a terrible choice.

Taking us from modern-day Jacksonville, to 1950s Mafia-ruled St. Augustine, and on to the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1914, The Shimmer is a unique, time-shifting thriller that will stay with you long after you turn the last page.

Readers love Carsten Stroud:

Great pacing, intriguing plot twists, evocative prose.”

page-turner with a satisfying and ingenious plot

“a very clever time travel mystery that is fast-paced and engaging

Exciting, suspenseful, violent at a couple of points, frightening and heartwarming

“a magnificent literary gift