Darker AngelsS. P. Somtow
Bram Stoker Award nominee 1998, International Horror Guild Award nominee 1998.
Darker Angels takes the reader from the bloodstained battlefields of Virginia to the slave auctions of Haiti. Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, Lord Byron, and Marie Laveau, the legendary voodoo queen of New Orleans, all have a part to play in the epic tale of a mysterious, one-eyed shaman who dares to raise the dead from the battlefields of the Civil War.
S. P. Somtow (born 1952) is a Thai and American musical composer. He is also a science fiction, fantasy, and horror author writing in English. Somtow has both Thai and American citizenship.
As a science fiction writer, he is known for several series, among which are Mallworld, Inquestor, and Aquila. He was first published as Somtow Sucharitkul in the late 1970s in the pages of Asimov's and Analog science fiction magazines, and wrote several stories and novels under that name before changing his byline to S. P. Somtow for personal reasons.
S. P. Somtow. Wikipedia.