Heavy Metal Pulp: Pleasure Model: Netherworld Book One (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Feb 2, 2010 - Fiction - 240 pages
26 Reviews

Presenting Heavy Metal Pulp, a new line of novels combining noir fiction with fantastic art featuring the themes, story lines, and graphic styles of Heavy Metal magazine.

In Pleasure Model, the first book in the Netherworld trilogy, down-and out police detective Rook gets a big break when he’s assigned to a bizarre and vicious murder case. The clues are colder than the corpse and the case looks like it’ll remain unsolved—until an eyewitness is discovered. But the witness is a Pleasure Model, an illegal gene-grown human. Plesur’s only purpose is to provide satisfaction to her owner—in any way. When the murderer targets Plesur in order to eliminate the one witness, Rook takes her into hiding to protect her. Thus begins a descent into the dark world of exotic pleasure mods and their illicit buyers and manufacturers. Rook frantically looks for clues, struggling to stay one stop ahead of those looking to kill them both. But is Rook falling under Plesur’s spell….?


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The ending was fantastic. - Goodreads
It's a quick read - large print and it has pictures. - Goodreads
I would have liked to have seen more pictures as well. - Goodreads
Pacing: The pace of this story is flashing. - Goodreads
The writing is there. - Goodreads
At least, the pictures looked to be done in pencil. - Goodreads

Review: Heavy Metal Pulp: Pleasure Model (Netherworld #1)

User Review  - JJ - Goodreads

If you approach this book with the correct expectations, it's decent. It's goofy pulp noir sci-fi, nothing more nothing less. Rowkey executes the writing well for what it's worth but the story is ... Read full review

Review: Heavy Metal Pulp: Pleasure Model (Netherworld #1)

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

My chief gripe with the book was it's clearly half a novel, the ending has no revelation. Otherwise fair. Mystique has a review I've liked that pretty much captures it succinctly. Not bad if your ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Christopher Rowley is a prolific science fiction and fantasy writer, author of Bazil Broketail and Starhammer. Rowley lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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