The Bone Eaters

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Keith Faigin

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The Bone Eaters is the story of a private eye/"monster's rights advocate" and the washed-up head of the Chicago P.D.'s Inhuman Crimes Unit who investigate a series of reanimated corpses and stumble into a more dangerous and even more supernatural mystery.


Comedy, Detective, Horror, Mystery, Romance,Alternative History

Short Summary

In a 1990's America where vampires and werewolves exist, a teenage boy goes missing on a date. In modern Chicago, eccentric private eye Nick Slipwick enlists Amato, the apathetic head of the Police's Inhuman Crimes Unit, to investigate a pair of dancing reanimated corpses.

Nick and Amato triumph over the vampire who runs an unethical pharmaceutical company at an illegal "frankenstein fight club," the fate of the missing teenager is revealed and the girl he left behind finishes her controlled science experiment on why her dates never work out.


Chicago, Detroit

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Character Growth

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Nick Slipwick

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Educated, Engaging, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Lieutenant Amato

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Educated, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt

Additional Character Details

Name: Stacy Green

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Empathetic, Funny, Insecure, Skillful, Aspiring, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Detective Feta

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Insecure, Narcissistic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2013

Hard Copy Available



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