Southwest Books of the Year
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- By Kathleen Papajohn. Martin Sisters Publishing. 272 pp. $16.95.
- Mystery and murder in Phoenix, Arizona in the year 2195.
- Million Heavens, A
- By John Brandon. McSweeney's. 272 pp. $24.00.
- A seamless blend of magical realism and New Age sensibility propels this engaging tale of lost individuals searching for meaning in their lives as they orbit the Albuquerque hospital where a child musical prodigy lays in a mysterious coma. A lone wolf prowls the night observing human goings on, while a dead musician explores the nature of creativity from the afterlife. Amazingly, Brandon holds tight on the reins of his ensemble cast, as his facile pen draws readers into a world of small victories in ordinary lives. [ ]