Mr. Mayhem returns

Brinker swears he’s sworn off violence. Until his boss at the ad agency asks him to ace the competition, and the PR whiz has to spin some potent magic to escape the snare of sex, lies and greed.

Mr. Magic, coming in the Fall of 2016 from Allusion Books.

EDMONTON ALBERTA, May 4, 2010: A lone figure walks down a sidewalk in the University area during a spring blizzard in Edmonton Ab on Tuesday May 3, 2010. Photo by John Lucas/Edmonton Journal

New crime series debuts

Mr Mayhem 3d_coverAllusion Books has launched a new crime series from author Jeff Widmer. Mr. Mayhem marks the first of the books starring a defrocked journalist named Brinker, who find that in this economy, even a serial killer needs an agent.

When his doctor asks for help in euthanizing terminal patients, Brinker hires an assassin named Angel, who brings chaos and fame to the sleepy resort town in Pennsylvania. But as Angel’s demands soar with the body count, Brinker wonders whether he’ll become the latest addition to his own list

In trade paperback and e-book formats, Mr. Mayhem will soon be available as an audiobook.