The first of three Repairman Jack prequels, revealing the past of one of the most popular characters in contemporary dark fantasy: a self-styled “fix-it” man who is no stranger to the macabre or the supernatural, hired by victimized people who have no one else to turn to.
We join Jack a few months after his arrival in New York City. He doesn’t own a gun yet, though he’s already connected with Abe. Soon he’ll meet Julio and the Mikulski brothers. He runs afoul of some Dominicans, winds up at the East Side Marriott the night Meir Kahane is shot, gets on the bad side of some Arabs, starts a hot affair, and disrupts the smuggling of preteen sex slaves. And that’s just Book One.
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Review: Cold City (Repairman Jack: The Early Years #1)User Review - Dominick Cancilla - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book, and it's fun to see the roots of many of Jack's feelings and situations. It's also entertaining to see him work through what will become his life philosophy. The only thing that ... Read full review
Review: Cold City (Repairman Jack: The Early Years #1)User Review - Seth Tucker - Goodreads
This was a great book, it was also a great start to a bridge from the Young Jack novels to the Repairman Jack we meet in the Tomb. This is not the Jack who is always prepared and has fail safes for ... Read full review