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Book Review: MUCHO MOJO by Joe R. Lansdale

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Book Review: MUCHO MOJO by Joe R. Lansdale

  MUCHO MOJO by Joe R. Lansdale Book 2 in the Hap & Leonard Series   “I like ambition. I like someone who gets up in the morning and has a purpose. A real purpose. I have one. I want whoever I love to have one." "I always look forward to breakfast.”   __ Book 2 starts off right where SAVAGE SEASON leaves off. There are some references to situational stuff from the previous book but for the most part, MUCHO MOJO could totally work as a standalone novel (for those that were asking) A few pages in and  Leonard...

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Book Review: 48 HOURS TO KILL by Andrew Bourelle

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Book Review: 48 HOURS TO KILL by Andrew Bourelle

48 HOURS TO KILL by Andrew Bourelle Published by Crooked Lane Books If Ethan Lockhart was given the chance to do his life over, he would. In a heartbeat. As a young man trying to prove himself to the world, he took a job at a strip club owned by a shady individual known as “Shark”. Getting involved with Shark and his goons lands Ethan in jail for a short time and to reward Ethan for his silence/loyalty-Shark tells him he’ll look after his sister while he’s behind bars. But she goes missing. And then she’s declared dead. Ethan has...

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Book Review: COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi

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Book Review: COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi

  COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi Publisher: Titan Come With Me by Ronald Malfi is a perfectly paced, page-turning, supernatural thriller that immediately draws the reader into an intimate shared space with the narrator of the story, Aaron Decker. Aaron’s wife, Allison invites her husband to come with her on an errand and he turns her down. Later that day, she is a victim of a mass shooting at a mall. Stricken with grief and the overwhelming loss he has suffered, Aaron finds comfort in immersing himself in memories the couple shared over the course of the marriage. Going...

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Book Review: EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale

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Book Review: EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale

EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale After reading THE BOTTOMS by Joe R. Lansdale, I had a sneaking suspicion he was using his stories to break my heart and after just finishing EDGE OF DARK WATER, this suspicion has been confirmed. Joe R. Lansdale is indeed trying to break my heart. He’s coming after my soul. He’s weaseling into my life and stealing retail space on my bookshelf. Proof:   The thing is, I have fully surrendered. I’m allowing it. Game on. Take everything. EDGE OF DARK WATER is the story of some kids growing up as best...

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Book Review: CURSED by Paul M. Feeny

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Book Review: CURSED by Paul M. Feeny

Cursed by Paul M. Feeney Book four in Demain Publishing’s Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! Line, which focuses on crime fiction, tests the limits of the definition with ‘Cursed’ offering a detective noir mystery tale with strong horror elements, throwing cursed DVDs and magical crime families into the mix. Garrison Wake is a Private Investigator. He is also a shapeshifter, using his supernatural talents to solve the cases that nobody else can. If you’ve been cursed by witches, are being haunted by real-life demons, or have a problem only magic can solve, he is the man you want on your case. When...

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