STILL NOT DEAD, the new fast-paced thriller from the bestselling author of the NOT SO DEAD TRILOGY

“This latest book is as chilling as it is thrilling, and I simply couldn't put it down! This series is truly speculative political intrique at its best.”

—JO NIEDERHOFF, San Francisco Book Review

If you like heart-pounding action, mind-bending inventions, and terrifying villains, then you'll love Charles Levin's gripping saga.

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About Charlie

Charlie is the author of three fast-paced technothrillers Not So Dead,  NOT SO GONE, and NOT SO DONE. based on his 26 years of experience in the high tech world and his degree in philosophy. He is the founder of Pathfinder Consulting Group, which builds, maintains, and markets multi-million dollar web sites together with providing Strategic Planning and Business Development services.

Praise for Charlie's Work

“There's a cutting-edge current to every page that's hard to resist, so get ready to engage your heart and your mind.”

—Steve Berry, New York Times Best Selling Author on Not So Dead

“A tense, high-powered techno-thriller.”

Kirkus Review on Not So Dead

“A gripping tale that will leave readers wondering what death-defying feat the hero will perform in the next series entry.”

Kirkus Reviews on Not So Gone

“A stunning follow-up to Not So Dead, Not So Gone takes us on a heart-pounding journey of modern terrorism and the heroes who rise to stop it.”

—Jo Niederhoff, San Francisco Book Review on Not So Gone

“A spy technothriller for the modern age that you won't be able to put down...”

San Francisco Book Review on Not So Done

“...well-spun, page-turning roller coaster of action and possibility.”

Midwest Book Review on Not So Done

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Why Not So Dead? Most readers enjoy thrillers for their fun, excitement, and uncertainty. I thought it would be interesting to combine a good thriller story and compelling characters with the wonders and worries of the latest in science and technology. The book may raise more questions than it answers about who we are and what’s important or ethical, but sometimes the questions are more significant than the answers. Aren’t they?

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Listen to my interview on the wonderful AFTER LIFE Podcast.

The Not So Dead Trilogy

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I reconnected with an old friend recently, Ken Finkel, who is a wonderful guy and an accomplished musician. I am a writer and book publisher first, but I happened to mention to Ken my side hustle. I am a semi-professional poker player and have competed against the best players in the world with some success.…

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One of the best pieces of advice the bestselling writer Walter Mosley gave me was to “arrive late and leave early.” What did he mean? Well, we both write psychological mystery thrillers. And to keep a story interesting, you don’t need a lot of extraneous detail in the beginning or at the end. So, no…

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