Mystery WalkRobert R. McCammon
They first met as boys at a hellfire-and-salvation evangelist meeting in the heart of the southland. An inexplicable energy passed between them and from that night on they both dreamed the same dream... an eagle of grey smoke locked in interminable conbat with a rattlesnake of crimson fire.
Billy Creekmore, the poor farmer's son, with the Choctaw blood that empowered him to ease the souls of the sudden dead from their earthbound torment.
Wayne Falconer, the son of a crusading preacher, with the power of healing through fingers alive with blue fire.
Through their young years and into manhood, wherever their paths crossed a fearsome enmity flared. One of them wanted the other dead.
Out in the night roamed the Shape-Changer, the evil one of Choctaw legend.
And the Shape-Changer wanted them both dead...
Robert R. McCammon (born 1952) is an American novelist from Birmingham, Alabama. His parents are Jack, a musician, and Barbara Bundy McCammon. After his parents' divorce, McCammon lived with his grandparents in Birmingham. He received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Alabama in 1974. McCammon currently resides in Birmingham, and is married to Sally Sanders. The two have a daughter, Skye. McCammon retired from publishing in the late 1990s, but returned to publish Speaks the Nightbird, the first book in the Matthew Corbett series. As of 2008[update], his plans are to continue with the series.
Robert R. McCammon now refuses to let his first four novels be republished because while he does not dislike the books, he