Heuer Lost And Found


Fiction - Paranormal
248 Pages
Reviewed on 03/04/2018
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Reviewed by Lex Allen for Readers' Favorite

Lawyer Jürgen Heuer dies suddenly and alone in his litter-strewn home. His spirit rages against the injustices of his past life until he is finally found. He is taken to the Weibigand Brothers Funeral Home and its staff of eccentrics that include Enid, a former girlfriend with serious denial issues. With her help and the help of a wisecracking spirit guide, Heuer tries to move on to the next plane. But first, he must endure an inept embalming, feral whispers, and Enid’s flawed recollections of their murky past.

Heuer Lost and Found by A.B. Funkhauser is by far the most unusual mixed bag of genres and characters I have ever had the pleasure to read. From the explicit descriptions of body decomposition to the embalming process and the spiritual world that glides along parallel to our physical world, the story will rock your world. Characterization is just one of Funkhauser’s strong points. She is adept at bringing her characters to life with an imaginative insight into the convoluted idiosyncrasies that at first seem off the scale, but are actually facsimiles of everyone.

Heuer Lost and Found is not a fast-paced thriller. It is, instead, a smoothly rolling tide of humorous narrative, audacious scenes, and imaginative insights into life, death and what lies beyond. The story told from several characters' points of view, with dialogue and narrative that bounces from past to present, is proof positive of Funkhauser’s talent, and provides the icing on the cake of an amazing story. I’ve found a new favorite author. I am confident that readers of Heuer Lost and Found will join me.