Author Steven W. Smidesang’s new book “Chicagoland Stories: City Spirits” is a gripping thriller following a rash of terrifying abductions in a satanic quest for power

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Recent release “Chicagoland Stories: City Spirits” from Page Publishing author Steven W. Smidesang is a riveting new installment in his action-packed series of novels set in and around the Chicago area. This fast-paced and suspenseful novel introduces the small-town residents who are unwittingly drawn into a fearsome battle between good and evil along with an infamous ghost who may be humanity’s only hope.

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Steven W. Smidesang is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma who drove an eighteen-wheeler for seven years before becoming the IT director for a chain of retail stores in the Chicago area. He has published his new book “Chicagoland Stories: City Spirits”: a spellbinding work that keeps the pages turning until the stunning conclusion.

In the standalone thriller, “City Spirits: Chicagoland Stories” investigates the abduction of Chicago citizens by crews of men using vans. The victims, transported to sinister locations, suffer fates worse than death. An evil organization lusts for power. A serial killer reserves a few victims for himself to enjoy. Authorities are desperate.

Meanwhile, in the small town of Wolanda, Pastor Paul Lemon struggles to revive a dead church, unaware of the evil experiments taking place in a mansion nearby.

Small-town citizens are drawn into a supernatural battle for world domination, facing a powerful entity attempting to bring an ancient adversary back to life.

Will the famous Chicago ghost, Resurrection Mary, save the day?

Published by Page Publishing, Steven W. Smidesang’s engrossing book is a must-read for fans of paranormal fiction.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Chicagoland Stories: City Spirits” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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