Kill the Dead (Blood Stone #1)
Out of the dusk he comes striding, the stranger, the man in black, inevitable as death itself: Parl Dro—Ghost Slayer.
Some have bought his services for gold, and some have blessed him for his work. But not everyone welcomes an exorcist who will remorselessly deprive them of their beloved dead.
Dro began his vocation at an early age. And now he will not be turned aside, no ma...more
This reminds me a little of a lot of different books.
It reminds me a bit of Manly Wade Wellman's John the Balladeer series. It reminds me a bit of The Riddle Master of Hed, for some reason, though I can't quite figure out why... It reminds me (in retrospect) of (view spoiler)[The Sixth Sense (hide spoiler)] for obvious reasons ...more
It is the tale of an Excorcist, a Killer of the Dead, who persues his task with fanatical devotion, and ultimately what that task means and how it affects the people around him. It brings interesting questions to the for; He views Ghosts as unnatural ...more
• Nature of “self”
• Love/Hate relationship
• Family relationships
The other narrative focalizer is an abused musician named Myal, who finds himself wrapped up in Dro’s journey. He can be irritating but consistent in his growth and attitude, ...more
Развязка, как и в Кровавом камне, весьма неожиданна. И это единственное, что я вообще оттуда запомнила) По накалу сюжета и неожиданности прямо могу сравнить с игрой Bioshok infinity. Наверное, перечитала бы еще раз, если бы не помнила сюжет)
Parl Dro is a handsome ghost killer - he releases the undead who are clinging to the living and sends them to their final destination. Everything changes when Parl stops in a little town to deal with a pair of sisters, Cilny and Ciddey, one dead and one living. There his destiny is joined to the roguish pick-p ...more
Before becoming a full time writer, Lee worked as a file clerk, an assistant librarian, a shop assistant, and a ...more