Evil Ways (Quincey Morris #2)
In a story that range from Baghdad to Los Angeles, EVIL WAYS see eccentric billionaire, Walter Grobius, attempt to unleash a devastating magical apocalypse. Quincey Morris, and his partner, white witch Libby Chastain, are drawn into their most deadliest case yet...
The plot itself was stronger than the first book's, partially because the first book's function was to set up this one.
I was left disappointed, though, and I think it's because the author isn't really deliverin...more
Each scene has different set of characters: Libby and Quincey are trying to figure out who or what is trying to kill Libby and later figuring out how to stop the bad guys, Colleen O'Donnell and Fenton are investigating murders similar to the ones from the first book, Pardee and Grobius are preparing for a special ceremony and so on. It would look great if it were a film. It was certainly written as if it is suppos...more
This is the name dropping book and I found myself wondering just how close to copy...more
Quincey has Libby join him to help with his investigation and to protect her too. T...more
There was a brief crossover with Jim Butcher's Dresden Files series which didn't really have a purpose but I thought was still enjoyable. Understandably, Harry couldn't make an appearance, but one of the characters does know him and they had a drink...more
*Genre* Dark Fantasy/Demons/Witches/Other
Evil Ways is the second story in the Quincey Morris Supernatural Investigation and follows a really nasty warlock named Pardee and his ultra-rich boss Walter Globius, as they ready themselves for the coming of Walpurgis Night and the event that will change the course of history. Globius was first introduced in Black Magic Woman as the man behind the scenes guiding his murderous followers in their attempt to gather body parts for his ce...more
I enjoy Gustainis' characters. While not complete I care what happens to them. I enjoyed the big bad guy, Paardee. I like that his foes often react like real people when their plans are exposed.
This series along with his Occult Crim...more
Almost a year after the events in the previous book, we rejoin the Private Investigator Quincey Morris along with characters first introduced in Black Magic Woman, with Agent Fenton of the FBI returning to steal some of the attention away from Morris and Chastain, and keep the same problem that I had wit...more
I had a difficult time with an aspect of the story, the child mutilations and murders. It was handled as well as could be expected and I kind of skimmed those.
This is one of the best UF series out there. Justin Gustainis adds these neat little tou...more
After earning both Bachelor's and Master's degrees, he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army.
Mr. Gustainis currently lives in Plattsburgh, New York, with his wife, Patricia Grogan. He is a Professor of Comm...more