Memoirs of a Transferable Soul
What if you had a superpower nobody would ever want? And if you don’t use it, you die?
- WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award - Best Medical Thriller
- FINALIST: Readers' Favorite Book Award - Fiction - Horror
“The premise is powerful, and just the idea of an illness that can’t be diagnosed is in itself a mind-blowing worry, for how can one fight a disease they cannot name? ...an irresistible story... hugely entertaining.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Divine Zape (5 STARS)
“Literary in its purest form, the considerations about death, medicine and the nature of the terminal are almost spine-chilling in their creation by author W. Town Andrews.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, K.C. Finn (5 STARS)
Memoirs of a Transferable Soul explores this supernatural ability, and other mysteries of life, death, and the power of the human soul. For one man facing the above dilemma, the choices he makes take him on an extraordinary journey he’s reluctant to share, but relates with candor and insight.
What began as an undiagnosed, and potentially fatal mystery illness, somehow becomes a most mysterious life challenge.
When an unexpected combination of experimental medication and meandering contemplation opens a door through which his disembodied soul wanders, he discovers his new and bizarre capability, temporarily taking residence where other souls have departed. Upon his return ‘home’ each time, his terminal mystery illness wanes, while his transcendent abilities increase. The further he proceeds upon this secretive treatment path, the more difficult it becomes to turn back.
Elements of horror, science fiction, conspiracy stories, and literary fiction blend to create a thriller that explores medical, metaphysical, and ethical questions. At times harrowing, at times humorous, this story uncovers possibilities previously untapped in contemporary genre and literary fiction.
NOTE FROM EDITOR: This memoir is a work of fiction. Character names have been changed to respect and honor the dead. The narrator’s name has been withheld to protect the living. As to how much of the story is true, or embellished, that is for the reader to decide.
“W. Town Andrews’ writing is lyrical and smooth and it grabs the reader from the very first page. I was literally glued to the pages, exploring the realism with which the author describes patients at a terminal stage. ... The author combines strong narration with humor to transform an already beautiful story into a page-turner.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Romuald Dzemo (5 STARS)
“The reader is pulled in from the very beginning by the strong narrative voice and the exciting prose, and each page presents surprises, opens a new portal into this character’s soul.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Christian Sia (5 STARS)