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Penguin Group USA, May 2, 1989 - Fiction - 386 pages
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The bodies were all the same. First they had been stripped naked. Then the blood had been drained from them while they were still alive. Then their hearts had been cut out. The police looked for a psycho killer. The press screamed that a vampire was loose.

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Review: Ghoul (Special X #2)

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My favourite Special X book! The story has multiple scenarios running at the same time with what appears to be multiple villains too. Then comes the ending that wraps everything up in such a clever way, brilliant! My paperback edition has the holographic skull cover too! Read full review

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User Review  - TJ Norris - Goodreads

Boring and never finds its pace. The story is overly muddled and confusing. Read full review

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Michael Slade is pseudonym for Jay Clarke, a Vancouver-based trial lawyer specializing in cases for the criminally insane. As both defense and Crown counsel, he has been active in over one hundred murder cases. This background provides inspiration for his series of Special X thrillers. He is the author of six previous books, including Primal Scream, Evil Eye, Ripper, Cutthroat, Ghoul, Headhunter, and Burnt Bones.

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