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Demon Weather: da Silva Tales Volume 1

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Full length novel about Chico Kidd's character Luis da Silva, the sea-captain who can see ghosts. He faces a figure from his past, now a powerful magician, who is willing to take any risk to get his revenge on da Silva.
ebook, 341 pages
Published May 23rd 2012 by Booktrope Editions
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Tina Rath
Jun 20, 2012 Tina Rath rated it it was amazing
Demon Weather is a full length novel about a character I have only previously met in short stories. Luis da Silva is a rather unusual demon hunter, in that he is a middle aged married man with children and a job - in fact, as the captain of the barque Isabella (whose crew includes his teenage son, Ze) he has quite enough on his mind without finding himself faced with an old enemy who has embarked on a spell to destroy him which incidentally involves gathering the souls of his family and friends, ...more
Riju Ganguly
Nov 25, 2013 Riju Ganguly rated it liked it
Action-packed, character-driven, full of gentle humour and dark horror jostling to find space in the story, and yet the story lacked something. Perhaps it was the lack of the previous tales of da Silva, whose absence made the book jarring on many occasions. Perhaps it was the curiously modern narrative voice that made the 16th Century adventure appear incongruous. Perhaps it was the f*****g Kindle format that refused me the pleasure to lie down with the book in one hand and finish the story by ...more
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Chico Kidd has been writing professionally since 1979. Since 2000 she has been busy with the Da Silva Tales, an ongoing sequence of novels and stories featuring “one of the genre’s most interesting and genuinely original new characters” according to Stephen Jones in Horror in 2001. The 2002 editions of his influential anthologies, Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13 and Dark Terrors 6, feature ...more
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