“The verdict is in – Attorney Christopher Leibig offers a legal thriller for the ages. Realistic yet unpredictable, with a clever metaphysical twist, Almost Mortal is a thrilling roller coaster ride!” – Robert Dugoni, #1 Amazon, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of My Sister’s Grave
Almost Mortal Wins Next-Gen Indie Award!
ALMOST MORTAL has been named the Winner in the RELIGIOUS FICTION category of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
ALMOST MORTAL will be listed as a Winner in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards brochure which will be distributed in May at Book Expo America (“BEA”) in Chicago as a countertop handout at the BEA registration desks to thousands of attendees including book buyers, library representatives, media, industry professionals, and others.
Author Christopher Leibig will be honored at an awards presentation held during BEA in Chicago. For further information on this award or to schedule a stop on Chris’s upcoming book tour, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published by Koehler Books and distributed by Ingram, Almost Mortal releases in both soft cover (978-1-63393-179-4, $15.95) and ebook (978-1-63393-180-0, $4.99) May 1, 2016. Advanced reader copies are available to recognized reviewers.
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Emerging criminal defense attorney Sam Young has always known he had a gift. Or a curse. He thinks of them as just minor psychic abilities. When Sam is hired by an attractive young nun named Camille Paradisi, he must discover the identity of a serial killer. Otherwise Camille’s Pastor will be exposed for not having turned in the man after a confession—thereby allowing another murder to occur. While Sam’s psychic abilities increase as he investigates the case, he quickly learns that the enigmatic Camille is not revealing the complete truth.
Camille shares an old journal anonymously mailed to the Church, which she believes may have been authored by the killer/confessor. The journal purports to tell the life story of a man with mind control and other special powers who claims to be a descendant of the fallen angels cast of out Heaven by God. As he learns more about the murders, the mystery author, and Camille, Sam begins to realize the so called “Rosslyn Ripper” case may have implications beyond his imagination—including his own past.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Christopher Leibig is a novelist and criminal defense lawyer who lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. His first two published books, Saving Saddam (a 2008 novel about the trial of Saddam Hussein) and Montanamo (a 2010 novel about Guantanamo Bay detainees being housed in a small Montana town’s prison) were published by Artnik Books in London. Saving Saddam was re-released in 2014 under its original American title, The Black Rabbit.
Chris also has several published short stories – Secret Admirer (The Cynic on-line magazine 2004) Coldcocked (Skyline magazine 2004), Fly (The Cynic on-line magazine 2009), Intervention (Traveller’s Playground Press 2014), and Paradise City (Traveller’s Playground Press 2014). The Black Rabbit, Montanamo, Intervention, and Paradise City are also available on audiobook by Audible. Chris has also published numerous articles on criminal defense and related politics – including in the Huffington Post and The Examiner – and appeared as a legal expert regularly since 2009 in print and television media – including Fox News, CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Sports Illustrated.
In recent years Chris has regularly handled high profile criminal cases in the DC area and travelled abroad to speak to law schools. Since 2012, Chris and his colleagues have lectured on criminal defense throughout Virginia, and in Scotland, Ireland, Trinidad, The Bahamas, and Jamaica.
Published/Broadcast Interviews with Author Christopher Leibig