Kill City Blues: A Sandman Slim Novel

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HarperCollins, Jul 30, 2013 - Fiction - 400 pages

New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey’s fifth Sandman Slim adventure.

James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has lost the Qomrama Om Ya, an all-powerful weapon from the banished older gods. Older gods who are returning and searching for their lost power.

The hunt leads Stark to an abandoned shopping mall infested with tribes of squatters. Somewhere in this kill zone is a dead man with the answers Stark needs. All Stark has to do is find the dead man, recover the artifact, and outwit and outrun the angry old gods—and natural-born killers—on his tail.

But not even Sandman Slim is infallible, and any mistakes will cost him dearly.

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User Review  - tldegray - LibraryThing

Everybody's looking for the Qomrama Om Ya, the ultimate weapon. Some of them think James Stark has it. He doesn't, but he doesn't want anyone else to get it so he's searching for it. Typical of James ... Read full review

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Sandman Slim journeys through the Underworld to find the Magic 8-Ball, a weapon that can destroy the Old Gods currently threatening to return and crush Heaven, Hell, and Earth alike. This is a quest ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Richard Kadrey is the New York Times bestselling author of the Sandman Slim supernatural noir books. Sandman Slim was included in Amazon’s “100 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime,” and is in development as a feature film. Some of his other books include The Wrong Dead Guy, The Everything Box, Metrophage, and Butcher Bird. He also writes the Vertigo comic Lucifer.

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