Madhouse: Cal Leandros

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2012 - Leandros, Cal (Fictitious character) - 366 pages
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'My brother had spent a lifetime - mine, at least - telling me that I was normal, that I wasn't a monster. With his help, I'd finally realized that as long as I could remain who I was, I could survive what I was. It was only bad genes . . .'

Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother, Niko, aren't exactly prospering with their preternatural detective agency. Who could have guessed that business would dry up in New York City, where vampires, trolls, and other creepy crawlies are all over the place?

But now there's a new arrival in the Big Apple. A malevolent evil with ancient powers, dead set on making history with an orgy of blood and murder, is on a human killing spree. And for Cal and Niko, this is one paycheck they're going to have to earn . . . if they survive to collect it.

Praise for Rob Thurman

'Supernatural elements put this in the company of Jim Butcher and Charlaine Harris.' SFRevu

'A roaring rollercoaster of a read, with supernatural highs and lows . . . it'll take your breath away.' Simon R. Green

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User Review  - SunnySD - LibraryThing

Still struggling with his Auphe-ness, half-human Cal and his brother Niko are just beginning to get their agency off the ground. Their latest job, tracking down who swiped a serial killer's ashes from ... Read full review

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User Review  - maybedog - LibraryThing

Damn Rob Thurman. She is responsible for many of my lost hours of sleep in the past couple of weeks alone. She writes well and knows when to stop a chapter so you have to keep reading the next one ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Rob Thurman lives in Indiana, land of rolling hills and cows. Lots and lots of cows. Nightlife and Moonshine, the previous novels in the Cal Leandros series, are also published by Penguin. Visit Rob at

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