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The River of Souls

(2014)
(The fifth book in the Matthew Corbett series)
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The year is 1703. The place: the Carolina settlement of Charles Town. Matthew Corbett, professional "problem solver", has accepted a lucrative, if unusual, commission: escorting a beautiful woman to a fancy dress ball.

What should be a pleasant assignment takes a darker turn when Matthew becomes involved in a murder investigation. A sixteen-year-old girl has been stabbed to death on the grounds of a local plantation. The suspected killer is a slave who has escaped, with two family members, into the dubious protection of a nearby swamp. Troubled by certain discrepancies and determined to see some sort of justice done, Matthew joins the hunt for the runaway slaves. He embarks on a treacherous journey up the Solstice River, also known as the River of Souls. He discovers that something born of the swamp has joined the hunt... and is stalking the hunters with more than murder in mind.

What follows is a shattering ordeal encompassing snakes, alligators, exiled savages, mythical beasts, and ordinary human treachery. The journey up the River of Souls will test Matthew's courage, commitment, and powers of endurance. It will also lead him to a confrontation with a figure from his recent past, which will alter Matthew's life, setting the stage for the next installment in this compulsively readable series.

Gripping, unsettling, and richly atmospheric, The River of Souls is a masterful historical adventure and a major addition to Robert McCammon's extraordinary body of work.featuring the continuing exploits of a young hero USA Today has called 'the Early American James Bond.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The River of Souls
Author(s): Robert McCammon
ISBN: 1-59606-630-X / 978-1-59606-630-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : MP3 CD

Title: The River of Souls (Matthew Corbett)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
ISBN: 1-5113-3909-8 / 978-1-5113-3909-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The River of Souls: Matthew Corbett, Book 5
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The River of Souls: Matthew Corbett, Book 5
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The River of Souls: Matthew Corbett, Book 5
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The River of Souls (The Matthew Corbett Series Book 5)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Crossroad Press
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May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The River of Souls (Matthew Corbett Book 5)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA