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The Jigsaw Man by Gord Rollo
The Jigsaw Man
by Gord Rollo (Goodreads Author)
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I had been waiting to get my hands on this book. I devoured it. Similarly to Strange Magic, we get a lead character who is really down on his luck. However, Mike's outlook on the world is galaxies apart. Opposed to Kemp, who is desperately trying to ...more
Strange Magic by Gord Rollo
" Just thought I'd share this wit you: today, up in Scranton, I met Dorothy Dietrich face-to-face. That's right, the world-famous magician who happens t ...more "
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Working for the Devil by Lilith Saintcrow
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I am a fan of TV shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed, and Angel. That said, "Working For The Devil" was a joy to read, flowing in the same vein as the aforementioned. Dante "Danny" Valentine is a strong and cold character, but she is far ...more
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The Trouble with Humans by Christopher Anvil
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I really had a love it/ hate it deal with this collection of short stories. Some of them captured me instantly and delighted me with some intelligent humor and commentary on the human race as a whole. However, I just wasn't feeling about half of them ...more
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Strange Magic by Gord Rollo
Strange Magic
by Gord Rollo (Goodreads Author)
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I had been looking for a grand horror novel; something that will chill me to the bone, something that will get me legitamately creeped out. Something that will pull me in and drag me through the very depths of hell sealed between its pages. "Strange ...more
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Brimstone by Douglas Preston
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First off, let me say that I am somewhat well-versed the subject of satanism and similar occult things. Upon reading the summary of "Brimstone", my eyes lit up. He guess that the title had something to do with the infamous "fire and brimstone" had pr ...more
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The Jigsaw Man by Gord Rollo
"Many have likened this to a “Modern Day Frankenstein” which in reality it is… though more so than the simple stitching together of flesh. This is the story of Mike, a man who lost everything, his job, family and life, he stands on the train tracks..." Read more of this review »
The Jigsaw Man by Gord Rollo
" This is definitely going on my to-read list. The synopsis reminds my somewhat of Takahashi Tsutomu's "Alive!" in that the main character has come to t ...more "
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