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Monsters Beware (Bubba the Monster Hunter Collected Editions #1)

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"Cross Larry the Cable Guy with The Dresden Files, and you have Bubba the Monster Hunter"

"Reminds be a bit of Ash from Army of Darkness"

"Hartness spins another tale of redneck mayhem full of his usual sarcastic humor."

He's big, he's bad and he's here to save the day. From the author of The Black Knight Chronicles comes a new series of supernatural comedy with a Johnny Cash
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Kindle Edition, 87 pages
Published December 31st 2011 by Falstaff Books
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Bonnie Dale Keck
Mar 03, 2017 Bonnie Dale Keck rated it it was amazing
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Kindle Unlimited Going through the entire Bubba the Monster Hunter collections and not sure if the boy is on drugs or should be...but he makes real interesting reading...and a little wonder if his mama dropped him on his head, hard, repeatedly, on purpose, bless his heart.But John G be sure to tell Bubba if he's ever back down this way to holler;I bet that boy is more fun than wrasslin' a pig...a supernatural no bitey one of course. P.S. Come on down, and we'll shoot or set something on fire, da ...more
Hal Brodsky
Feb 12, 2012 Hal Brodsky rated it liked it
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This is an entertaining, albeit totally mindless, collection of short stories about a redneck who kills zombies and other such beasties for sport and profit. Most of the book consists of action sequences of Bubba killing paranormal beings. It does not pretend to be anything more than it is, and there is quite a bit of tongue in cheek humor here. Mixed in for no apparent reason is a very short story called "Zombie Mom" which is preciously hilarious and is about a nuclear family whose senior femal ...more
Barbara
Nov 29, 2015 Barbara rated it liked it
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This was a lot of fun. Bubba lives up (down?) to his name as a redneck who hunts monsters for fun and profit. But he is also good natured and kind hearted and there is plenty of humor in these tales. Also there was (a little) more to each story than just find monsters, kill monsters. I found the two non-Bubba tales pleasing enough too.

I'm not sure if I'll get more Bubba stories. There doesn't seem to be a lot of scope for character development. He makes Firefly's Jayne seem like an intellectual!
Trina Talma
Dec 13, 2015 Trina Talma rated it really liked it
Bubba, who's larger than life both physically and metaphorically, would maybe be a bit tedious as a character in a novel. These short stories are the perfect scope for him. My favorite of the collection was "Ho-Ho-Homicide", a Christmas-themed story that's not so much about the monster du jour as it is about getting Bubba to play Mall Santa for a day. This collection also includes a pair of non-Bubba stories, and the whole makes for a quick but fun read.
Michele
Jun 04, 2014 Michele rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Bubba stories are a nice break from your average paranormal fiction: for starters, Bubba's idea of "romance" involves visiting the nearest strip joint. Whatever your paranormal pest problem, Bubba has the tool for the job.
Jay S
Feb 02, 2016 Jay S rated it liked it
A collection of short stories with the same main character. They feature a redneck monster killer, who appears to have crawled out from the shallow end of the gene pool. Of course I am enjoying reading this!

I will read others. I need a laugh.
Scot
Jul 16, 2012 Scot rated it it was amazing
Want a very entertaining read?? Give Monsters Beware a chance. A truly unforgettable read. What a great protagonist!! Action…check. Carnage…check. Humor…check. Three great reasons to check out this great book by an author I will be keeping tabs on.
R. Wheeler
Aug 06, 2012 R. Wheeler rated it it was amazing
This short collection is a fast, fun read. If you can't enjoy a redneck with an inordinate armament hidden in his truck, chasing after all kinds of beasties...you take yourself too seriously. Really. Read this.
Ido Bar-av
May 26, 2015 Ido Bar-av rated it it was ok
The short stories of Bubba were ok.
Mainly mindless action, carried out by a chauvinistic pig.

The 2 short stories in the end were a bit of a redeeming factor. though not by much.
Dawn Jasper
Feb 12, 2015 Dawn Jasper rated it liked it
The only reason I gave this book a 3 star was because it two stories that weren't Bubba related
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John Hartness is a recovering theatre geek and award-winning poet from Charlotte, NC. He is the author of The Black Knight Chronicles urban fantasy series, featuring snarky, non-sparkly vampires with bad attitudes and comic book collections to rival Stan Lee's!

A graduate of Winthrop University, John has spent twenty years in some form of theatre, from performing and directing to designing and prod
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Bubba the Monster Hunter Collected Editions (3 books)
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