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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)

User Review  - Jeff French - Goodreads

Headhunter is one of my favorite books. Ghoul is the follow-up to it. While I don't think Ghoul is in the same league as Headhunter, it deserves 5 stars for it's twisted plot, great characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Defrank - Goodreads

Short review: don't bother. Minor Spoilers: Longer review: I tried this one out because I understood it to be Lovecraft-inspired. It was, in the sense that Dungeons and Dragons 'inspire' Chick Tracts ... 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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