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Penguin Group USA, May 2, 1989 - Fiction - 386 pages
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The bodies were all the same. First they had been stripped naked. Then the blood had been drained from them while they were still alive. Then their hearts had been cut out. The police looked for a psycho killer. The press screamed that a vampire was loose.

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Review: Ghoul (Special X #2)

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One of my favourite ever books. Great characters, bloody scenes, a few different crimes going on at once that don't appear to have a connection....until one is revealed in a shocking way leading to a great ending sequence indeed!! Read full review

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book is all those things and if you're a fan of any of those three genres then you owe it to yourself to read this masterpiece Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Michael Slade is pseudonym for Jay Clarke, a Vancouver-based trial lawyer specializing in cases for the criminally insane. As both defense and Crown counsel, he has been active in over one hundred murder cases. This background provides inspiration for his series of Special X thrillers. He is the author of six previous books, including Primal Scream, Evil Eye, Ripper, Cutthroat, Ghoul, Headhunter, and Burnt Bones.

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