Liz Gauffreau Reviews: Sacred Mounds by Jim Metzner

Jim Metzner’s historical fantasy Sacred Mounds opens with a man who has lost time and gained a tattoo on the palm of his hand. Meet Salvador Samuels, a middle-aged man of no particular distinction, except for being the “only Jew on the planet answering to this name.” But don’t call him Salvador; call him Lewis.

Nine months previously, Lewis had awoken from a coma in Mississippi with no idea how he got there, a chunk of his memory missing, and the tattoo of an eye on his right hand. He is now driving home to Kingston, New York when he hears a call for help over the car radio on behalf of a public radio station fundraiser gone awry in the Hudson River. The chapter ends with a cliffhanger to propel the reader into the mystery of Lewis’s lost time.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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