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Jesse Gordon, driven to a shocking murder by the killing of his wife and infant daughter, condemns himself to life underground in the New York subway system. Abandoning the light of day, he finds an evil as old as time, and a redemption which must be bought by a price far greater than death.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 15th 1988 by Tor Books (first published August 1st 1988)
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Evans Light
DNF. Made it to page 68, but there just wasn't enough juice in either the story or the telling of it to keep me interested. A shame, as I found both the premise and setting intriguing but not enough to make up for the fairly lifeless execution.
Bandit
Nov 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Almost didn't get this book, because of its ridiculous cover. Good thing for once I didn't judge the book by its cover. This was a great read, introduced me to an awesome writer, whose work I'd followed since.
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Aug 09, 2014 rated it liked it
This is the 3rd of the Chet Williamson books I picked up - and I will admit that I cannot find the edition I have - as all three are from Robinsons - sadly I think the not only do they not publish them anymore but I am not so sure if the publisher is still about either.

Anyway this book cover is not as good as the version I have but I cannot find a version of it anywhere. Well the book I guess (reading it along side Soulstorm) could be considered to be in a similar vein as others out there - in t
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Chet Williamson has written horror, science fiction, and suspense since 1981. Among his novels are Second Chance, Hunters, Defenders of the Faith, Ash Wednesday, Reign, Dreamthorp, and the forthcoming Psycho Sanitarium, an authorized sequel to Robert Bloch's classic Psycho. Over a hundred of his short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Playboy, Esquire, The Magazine of F&SF, and many oth ...more
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