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The Rain Soaked Bride

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Funny and chilling in eual measure Great No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History read hard to put down Honestly I had no idea there were other books associated with this On the back of the cover it mentions something called the Clown Service which is a fun add since I m fairly certain that organization is not mentioned once throughout the course of the book insteadeferring to the department as Section 37 From what I gather this is the second installment Close to the Land: The Way We Lived in North Carolina, 1820-1870 regarding the happenings of the Clown Service Either way you don t need to haveead any other books to understand what you can gather through context and still have a pleasant time This book was caught part way between trying to be a comedy and managing to achieve that goal at times and looking for a kinship with brand names like X Files or Fringe Agent looks for the paranormal sometimes mocked by others in their field If you e looking for it this book is a Diet X Files that serves up a healthy amount of camp It was a light ead and I m okay having L. Munatius Plancus read it I can t finish thiseview without mentioning my favorite character April She is a brilliantly splash Of Color On The Page color on the page characters that get to be female and sexually empowered are usually young wanton "things With April she is often described as an older woman who is both fierce and " With April she is often described as an older woman who is both fierce and She calls grown men boys and is always down for a good time I probably wouldn t have made it through this book without her Reason to Münchhausen's Pigtail, or Psychotherapy Reality read this book Youe into the hokey pokey and want to turn yourself around Favorite side character April Shining forever Be still my beating heart An okay UK urban fantasy novelMore Charles Stross Laundry Files than Ben Aaronovitch s Rivers of LondonAn okay ead but the characters felt a little flat Crossover urban fantasyespionage thriller where a sorcerer attempts to break up an international A number of influential South Korean nationals are committing suicide on UK soil In all cases they seem to simply drop whatever they're doing and swiftly almost vacantly end their own lives An electronics importer falls from the top floor of his high ise office the ambas. ,

Onference at a The Pink Pearl remote site thorough assassinationesulting in a country house mystery This is the second book in the Clown Service series I m eading this because I liked the first book the Clown Service series I m eading this because I liked the first book the series The Clown Service my eviewThis was an urban fantasyspy thriller that shapes "up as a country house mystery A
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as a country house mystery A sorcerer is engaged by a third power to break up an international between the UK and Korea taking place at an English manor house The sorcerer s use of magic for the purpose of assassination causes MI5 to skeptically engage Section 37 AKA The Clown Service their Preternatural Investigations Op Section 37 consisting of August Shining a white wizard and his apprentice Toby Greene fight magic with magic and try to ferret out the assassin from amongst the delegates and staff at the isolated conference Country House Mysteries are a very British mystery sub genre I thought doing an urban fantasy crossover with it was clever The writing is also very British and in places comedic The author achieves atmosphere and moves the story uickly with a screenplay like style Finally the story extends both long term plot lines and sets up for new onesMy dead tree copy was a moderate 340 pages Original UK copyright for the story was 2014 I ead the book very uickly Note not a great deal of prose is dedicated to backstory Reading this book without having Fairy Tales are True: Silent Reach from the Dunes to the Khumba Mela read the first book in the series would substantially detract from its enjoymentGuy Adams is a British author who writes in several genres This is the second book in his Clown Service series The series is three 3 books The last book in the series was written in 20015Prose was good I felt it was a little better than the first book It had an informal hip British style Note the story has not been Americanized There areeferences that may baffle a non. Sador to the UK shoots his chauffeur and drives his own car off London Bridge an actor sets fire to himself during a movie premiereAugust and Toby investigate and slowly uncover the ancient force of the Rain Soaked Bride a ghostly spirit of vengeance that drags her enemie. Brit or at least a non Anglophile For example I had forgotten what type of carnival ide a Waltzer was Dialog was better than the descriptive prose Action seuences were well handled The narrative was humorous There were two 2 main POVs August Shining and Greene There was also the minor POVs of April Shining August s sister and Shining and Greene There was also the minor POVs of April Shining August s sister and supporting character and the antagonistThere was no sex or drug abuse in the story Alcohol was used for social ecreation Violence was physical and firearms It was moderately graphic Descriptions of esulting trauma were similarly graphic Body count was moderate and in line with a murder mystery The main characters were well executed although they Were Carried Over From The carried over from the book Greene is the main character He s come a long way since The Clown Service While not magically savvy he s a full function agent of section 37 august shiner is agent of Section 37 August Shiner is same spymaster bureaucrat and sorcerer August s sister April Shiner continues to be my favorite character I like her spinster pensioner ex bureaucrat character In another life I think she may have been an English Lucrezia Borgia in a previous life Tamar August s Caucasian Armenian or Azerbaijani bodyguard and who magically disappeared in the first book eappears She s now Greene s love interest I thought this plot line was sappy There are several Korean and English diplomats and MI5 subordinate characters In the past I ve worked closely with Koreans in and out of Korea The Korean characters were not the folks I m familiar with The antagonist Octavio's Journey remains well if unfairly hidden I take issue with magic bad guys in mysteries Theirepertoire of spells negates my deep experience with police procedurals view spoilerI thought the use of the Doppelg nger spelli was a breach of the authorreader conventions of mysterious warfare hide spoile. S to their deathsOnce summoned the spirit cannot be dismissed until it takes the life it is charged with it will be unstoppable in its pursuit of the mortal it has in its sights Unfortunately after getting too close to the source of the spirit that mortal is now Toby Gree.