Kill City Blues

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HarperCollins Publishers, Jul 17, 2014 - Abandoned buildings - 400 pages
A smart, kick-arse Urban Fantasy from a new master of the genre. Kill City Blues is the fifth book in the fantastic Sandman Slim series. James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has managed to get out of Hell - again - renounce his title as the new Lucifer, and settle back into life in LA. But he's not out of trouble yet. Somewhere along the way he misplaced a weapon from the banished older gods who now want it back. The hunt leads Stark to an abandoned shopping mall -- a multi-storey copy of LA -- infested with Lurkers and bottom-feeding Sub Rosa families, squatters who have formed tight tribes to guard their tiny patches of territory. Somewhere in the kill zone of the former mall is a dead man with the answers Stark needs. All Stark has to do is find the dead man, get back out alive, and outrun some angry old gods -- with a few killers on his tail.

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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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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. His other books include Hollywood Dead, The Everything Box, Metrophage, and Butcher Bird, and he also writes comics and screenplays. He lives in San Francisco.

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