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Dead Lucky (Ghosts & Magic #1.5)

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When a strange message arrives through an even stranger channel, necromancer Conor Night is driven to discover its meaning, even if it takes a road trip that he might not be healthy enough to survive. Joined by his sexy partner and an undead wise-ass, he’s about to rush headlong into a magic and mayhem filled night in New Orleans that will leave his future riding on a roll ...more
Kindle Edition, 83 pages
Published July 6th 2014 by Quirky Algorithms
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Susan
Jul 26, 2015 Susan rated it it was amazing
The world has changed in the several decades since magic was reintroduced. For some, it is better, for others not so much. Connor Night is dying of cancer and he is one of the few Necromancers currently living. He and his partner (Danelle AKA Dani) along with his reanimated corpse, Evan, do odd jobs. Indeed, they are quite odd and often involve breaking the law. This time, Connor and his crew get drawn in to an unexpected job and the outcome is not quite what they had in mind.

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This was a fun, short prequel to the first novel in the series, Dead of Night.

I'll be honest, I bought this one more for the narration than the story (but still for the story, as I really liked the first book!). Finding out how he got the dice was pretty awesome.

Narration was amazing as is usual with Jeff Hays. The special effects helped immerse me in the experience, but I still maintain that like in the first book, the coughing fits and a few of the laughs sound forced and
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Zep
Aug 06, 2015 Zep rated it it was ok
more of a very short story; it didn't really have any of the elements of the first story that I really liked... none of the main character lucking out or better working his way through difficult odds with ingenuity. I thought it brought up more questions than it answered.
Joey Calvey
Jul 21, 2015 Joey Calvey rated it it was amazing
Great prequel

Great twist on magic coming back to the world. Gritty stories, reminds me a lot of a more contemporary take on the Shadowrun stories. Well written. Please don't hesitate to read this series.
Jim Kratzok
This was a good novella, a fine intro to the rest of the series. This story explains how Conor acquires the special dice he's used so devastatingly in the other books. It's will worth reading.
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