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Joseph Garraty

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Joseph Garraty is an author of dark fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He has worked as a construction worker, rocket test engineer, environmental consultant, technical writer, and deadbeat musician. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

I had the cable guy out to my new place yesterday to install internet service. This turned out to be a vast ordeal that spanned three hours and took years off the end of both our lives, but at least the guy was… interesting. I offer the following statements of his without comment, quoted as close to verbatim as I can remember:

“You into golf? No? Well, you know Vijay Singh? I got called out to...

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Published on December 27, 2012 06:50 • 117 views
Average rating: 3.95 · 100 ratings · 40 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors

3.92 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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The Price

4.09 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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To Rule This Broken Earth

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The Q-Bomb

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The Old Bone Road

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"I received this book as a freebie in exchange for reviews. This book is a fantasy story set within the Boston mafia world. I normally do not read fantasy books. Neither of these items play a part in my honest review.

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“His body walks out onto the darkened stage , and a roar goes up from the crowd. He stands in front of the mic, and he can feel his face twist in a sneer-the Elvis sneer from his dreams-though he never told it to move. He is powerless now, a spectator at his own moment of glory.”
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