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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rebecca Kohles  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1962 in Peoria, Illinois

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Kohles lives in North Aurora, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rebecca Kohles studied to become a Certified Animal Reiki Master and is very passionate about the mistreatment and abuses that animals are made to suffer through “human” hands. She hopes that through her Alexandra Markum series she will open people’s eyes and hearts to the metaphysical and the spirituality that all animals bring us if we would but look.

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Titles At Your Library

Guardians of Cahokia: An Alexandra Markum Equestrian Supernatural Thriller
ISBN: 0595441742

iUniverse, Inc.. 2007

Alexandra Markum, former Olympic equestrian gold medal winnerand powerful seer for the Cherokee race often struggles to accept thereality of her metaphysical capabilities. She and her friends believethat they will find serenity in the small northwestern Illinois town ofGrand Detour, where they can live out their lives in the uncomplicatedatmosphere of a refurbished equestrian retreat.Then an old friend calls and wants Alex's help with a missing personscase and Alex finds herself camped in the middle of mystical CahokiaMounds and locking horns with the U.S. Marshals office and her exboyfriend,Ian Valin. Surrounded by a Native American secret society,extremely large mythical creatures, and a mysterious woman insapphire, Alex becomes overwhelmed when someone close to her isbrutally killed. The final straw is when a powerful prophecy is revealedthat could spell her impending doom, and Alex must face one of hergreatest fears if she wants to save those around her.

The Ghosts of Grand Detour
ISBN: 0595339026

iUniverse, Inc.. 2005

Alexandra Markum reluctantly possesses a true gift. Hailed as a seer of the Cherokee race, she often finds herself traveling to crime scenes to help locate missing persons. Struggling to accept the reality of her metaphysical capabilities, Alex places herself in a self-imposed exile. She and her friends believe they will find serenity in the small, northwestern-Illinois town of Grand Detour, where they can live out their lives in the uncomplicated atmosphere of a refurbished, equestrian retreat.What Alex finds instead is a nightmare. The history of the Rock River area contains bloody legends of misfortunes that have kept Grand Detour in the grasp of an ancient, evil entity. At first, a few odd things happen, and Alex takes little notice, but ethereal intensities grow, and she finds herself in the middle of missing persons cases, daily ghostly encounters, and an evil that reaches out to play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with her. To complicate matters, she must also contend with an attraction to a sheriff who stubbornly refuses to believe in the unknown-until it proves almost too late for everyone, and Alex finds herself drawn into a trap from which she fears she cannot escape.



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Contact Information Rebecca Kohles PO Box 265 Batavia, Illinois 60510 630-966-0082