Kill the Dead (Sandman Slim, Book 2)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Jun 21, 2012 - Fiction - 444 pages
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Supernatural fantasy's best antihero returns, in the high-octane follow-up to Richard Kadrey's acclaimed Sandman Slim

James Stark, a.k.a. Sandman Slim, crawled out of Hell, took bloody revenge for his girlfriend's murder, and saved the world along the way. After that, what do you do for an encore? You take a lousy job tracking down monsters for money. It's a depressing gig, but it pays for your beer and cigarettes. But in L.A., things can always get worse.

Like when Lucifer comes to town to supervise his movie biography and drafts Stark as his bodyguard. Sandman Slim has to swim with the human and inhuman sharks of L.A.'s underground power elite. That's before the murders start. And before he runs into the Czech porn star who isn't quite what she seems. Even before all those murdered people start coming back from the dead and join a zombie army that will change our world and Stark's forever.

Death bites. Life is worse. All things considered, Hell's not looking so bad.

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User Review  - quiBee - LibraryThing

James Stark, the profane damaged anti hero of Sandman Slim returns. He knows he should be going after Mason, the super villain he banished to hell in the first book, but he hits the bottle, fights and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vinbert - LibraryThing

I think this was more of the same, but that's ok, because I'm really digging it!! Sandman Slim continues his adventure after getting back to Earth from Hell, and saving the world from the Kissi in the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Richard Kadrey has published five novels, including Sandman Slim, Butcher Bird and Metrophage, and more than fifty stories. He has been immortalized as an action figure, and his short story “Goodbye Houston Street, Goodbye” was nominated for a British Science Fiction Association Award. A freelance writer and photographer, he lives in San Francisco.

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