Illuminated Shadows. Parts 1-3.
[Bloomington, IN.]: Authorhouse, 2014-2015.
Synopsis (from author’s website)
Katherine Melody Chambers is an autistic savant with prodigious music skills in a psychogenic coma. To escape her traumatic reality, she lives as Queen Kaila, the protagonist of a fantasy book she loved to read.
Blaming himself for the murder of his wife and daughter, Detective Alex Knight searches for redemption by promising justice for the comatose girl.
The story switches back and forth between these two worlds until its reaches the climax—the convergence of reality and fantasy.
Part Medieval Fantasy and part Crime Mystery, Illuminated Shadows is an epic adventure in an enchanted world and a gripping police whodunit thriller that combines forensic science and investigative prowess to solve the case.