Monster Hunter International

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Baen, Jul 28, 2009 - Fiction - 736 pages
34 Reviews
Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a fourteenth story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer.

            It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Officially secret, some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. On the other side are the people who kill monsters for a living. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit.

            It’s actually a pretty sweet gig, except for one little problem. An ancient entity known as the Cursed One has returned to settle a centuries old vendetta. Should the Cursed One succeed, it means the end of the world, and MHI is the only thing standing in his way. With the clock ticking towards Armageddon, Owen finds himself trapped between legions of undead minions, belligerent federal agents, a cryptic ghost who has taken up residence inside his head, and the cursed family of the woman he loves.

            Business is good . . .

            Welcome to Monster Hunter International.

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A fun easy to read book. - LibraryThing
The writing was amateurish, without polish. - LibraryThing
The narrator was good, and the premise was fantastic. - Goodreads
And the romantic sub-plot was awful. - Goodreads
The plot is crazy fast and keeps you guessing. - LibraryThing
The plot is almost epic in scope. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - bishopza - LibraryThing

Not quite as good as "Hard Magic", but I see this was the the author's first book. It is a nice light read though, like watching an action movie when you don't feel like using your brain too much. I enjoyed the humor and the action scenes are well written Read full review

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User Review  - Tom_Wright - LibraryThing

Everything a book about hunting monsters should be. I don't normally dig cthulu stuff, but this was a fun read. The swear words bothered me, so that was a negative. I could tell exactly what was going ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Larry Correia is hopelessly addicted to two things: guns and B-horror movies. He lists his occupations: gun dealer, firearms instructor, accountant, and writer, and is part owner of FBMG (Fuzzy Bunny Movie Guns) a company specializing in firearms and movie props. He shoots competitively and is a certified concealed weapons instructor. Larry resides in Utah with his very patient wife and family. He has also designed a special patch for the agents of Monster Hunter International, Inc. As he puts it, “If you don’t look good while you’re killing stuff, then you’re not really a monster hunter.”

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