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The Case of the Giant Carnivorous Worm (A Pendleton Case, #1)

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Anna Pendleton is terrible at what she does. With a keen eye and a not-so-keen everything else, her skills as a private investigator aren’t given much time to shine, until buildings begin to vanish and the ground starts eating people. Alongside her only actual friend, Madeleine, she will run face first into danger, mystery and a giant carnivorous worm, all to help the resi ...more
Kindle Edition, 1st, 193 pages
Published March 22nd 2019 by Independent Publishing Network
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Matt (TeamRedmon)
This made me laugh and the main character is a likable weirdo. The writing is not the best at times but the story was enjoyable but you don't read a book about a giant carnivorous worm for the brilliant prose. I look forward to the next installment
Ross Jeffery
Sep 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
The Case of the Giant Carnivorous Worm (CGCW hereafter) is that rare breed of thing in the horror genre: an action comedy that is actually funny. While this is indeed more common in horror movies it is less frequently seen in the written word. Thomas E. Staples in his debut horror novel manages to pull off that difficult act. With a very British style of humour’s akin to Douglas Adams. Think Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, but with a giant carnivorous worm. There is more than a touch of ...more
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Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book made me laugh and it was brilliantly written. It’s got all the aspects of a book I love and it was one I never knew I needed.
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Thomas E. Staples is a University student currently studying Creative Writing. With a love of both horror and comedy, they often smash the genres together very irresponsibly to see what happens. They have published multiple short stories since 2015, started writing books, too, apparently, and find talking about themselves in the third-person incredibly awkward.

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