Now available: The Bolivian Incident, Hollis Whittaker Book II.

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What they're saying about Hollis Whittaker

…keeps you fighting sleep at 1 in the morning as you turn pages. Caroline McCullagh, Mensa Bulletin

…a clever, fast moving, engaging modern day adventure with well-developed characters and plot engaging the reader from the get-go. Jack Hickey, The Irish Echo

Shanahan’s prose is on target throughout, carrying the pursuit-driven story forward as smooth as a bullet’s trajectory…. Get it. —  Kirkus Reviews

This first novel by CB Shanahan is a triumph of artistry, energy, and inspiration. The author’s treatment of the tactile and the metaphysical are deftly brewed into a rollicking, time-bending escapade that pulls one headfirst through every space and corner. As someone who has taught this genre for fifty years, I highly recommend Hollis Whittaker to anyone who enjoys a well-crafted, compelling adventure tale. —  Steve Romanoff, Professor Emeritus and singer-songwriter

★★★★★: Hollis Whitaker is one of my favorite books of the year… a five-star fun book,  highly recommended for the excellent writing, drama and education too. — John O'Brien, Jr., Ohio Irish American News

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★★★★★: Superb arc… fabulous story… exciting novel… climactic and intriguing finale. — Susan Sewell, Readers' Favorite

★★★★★: If you love action, mystery, and a bit of sci-fi, then this is a great read (12 and up). — Libby Page, goodreads

Action thriller, mystery story, adventure yarn, friendship and bonding, science/supernatural fiction? You decide. It's all there. In fact, it would make a heckuva movie or mini-series!   My highest Recommendation! — Seamus Kennedy, Co-Author of Clean Cabbage In The Bucket

★★★★★: I Enjoyed everything about this book. There was nothing I didn't like about the book. — Nicole Bannister, NetGalley

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The Bolivian Incident by CB Shanahan

Hollis has evaded the government assassins and can now control time and space, but his parents have disappeared. Will he and his band of protectors be able to save them and keep Hollis safe at the same time?

Hollis Whittaker is published by Encircle Publications and is available for purchase on Encircle's website,, and Barnes and Noble.

The Bolivian Incident