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Read Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ç Gary McMahon Dead Bad Things Free read Ê 108 HE SOUGHT TO FLEE HIS TRAGIC PAST but when Thomas Usher hears a clockwork voice on the phone and sees ever disturbing visions in a derelict war Okay so here we have another one of my random gambles and I must admit I am greatly surprised by it as you can see I have given it a full five stars although I am sure there will be many out there who have read it who will utterly disagree with me Well I have no intention of defending myself for this choice hey its free will after all but I will try and explain my logic First of all reading this book you cannot help but draw similarities to other stories out there I can think of at least 3 in book comic and film which you could say have influenced the author in the creation of this character and the story plot line in general SO this should be a massive negative against the book right Well initially I would have agreed with you BUT then I got to thinking as those around me know that can be a dangerous thing at times Anyway I realised what is greater and I welcome replies what is greater those who create a story never told before with no references to anything else the are ground breakers true pioneers in their genreOr is it the author who can take a familiar expected storyline with predictable plots and characters you instantly recognise and associate yourself with and take it somewhere utterly different not through distraction or lying to the reader so they are intentionally deceived but by style and storytelling such that you see the familiar but in a totally different way so much so that it feels like you are reading something still utterly new and undiscovered For this I can think of many authors who have taken the traditional and well worn story and made it their own so much so that rather than speaking an authors name and you shouting out the genre they are famous for you can call out a genre character type or even plot device and their name instantly comes to mind For me that is really the crux of why this book got 5 full stars yes when you start to disassemble it you can see similarities but still the characters the setting the dialogue are all new and refreshing and made this book for me un stopable in its readingThere is however one HUGE problem with this book its book number 2 now I have to go back and find the first one Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves #1 on the phone and sees ever disturbing visions in a derelict war Okay so here we have another Spieserye one Feral of my random gambles and I must admit I am greatly surprised by it as you can see I have given it a full five stars although I am sure there will be many Krismis van Map Jacobs out there who have read it who will utterly disagree with me Well I have no intention Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of defending myself for this choice hey its free will after all but I will try and explain my logic First Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to 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Read Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ç Gary McMahon Dead Bad Things Free read Ê 108 Ne the very fabric of realityFile Under Horror Serial Murders | Hellish Visions | Closet Skeletons | Pilgrim's Progress e book ISBN 97808576612 Very disappointing The two main protagonists Usher and police woman Sarah Doherty don t even meet until the last uarter of the book While the main villain a demonic child molester is in Leeds Thomas Usher spends most of the book in London receiving ominous warnings to both help someone and that he can t help them A psychic who provides part of the warning is eaten by her own daughter Virtually any character dies horribly as soon as they have nothing left to contribute Various characters see reality bend and warp clocks stalling things in mirrors etc Chapter cliff hangers are virtually repeats on the same theme and it could all easily happen in Leeds Usher and Sarah are likeable but everyone else human ghost demon are all repulsive Usher is very similar to DC Comics hero John Constantine in the Hellblazer comics film and TCV series a reluctant psychic in a miserable world

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Read Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ç Gary McMahon Dead Bad Things Free read Ê 108 Ehouse Usher realizes that he has to return home for the sake of his own sanityMeanwhile a deadly figure from Usher's past threatens to undermi My first outing with Thomas Usher didn t go so well People died He moped around I wasn t sure why or how I should care Pretty Little Dead Things was a car crash of a dark and nasty novel that would definitely appeal to certain people who are not me But still I had Dead Bad Things on my tablet courtesy of my Angry Robot Books subscription so I thought I would give it a chanceGary McMahon brings Usher back to Leeds in Dead Bad Things this time for far personal reasons I won t pretend to remember or care exactly what happened in the first book It doesn t matter although if you haven t read the first book you might be confused about why this is referred to as a Thomas Usher novel Usher doesn t exactly feature heavily in the first half Rather the story is about Sarah Doherty a police constable out to find the truth about her deceased father the much respected and much feared Emerson Doherty But the truth proves to be far darker and sinister the mystery has moved from network to cable territoryAs with the first book McMahon pulls no punches in the territory of description and dialogue I blamed Pretty Little Dead Things for depressing me Dead Bad Things doesn t have uite the same effect I think the lighter role of Usher has something to do with it though Sarah is not exactly a bright personality she has a certain liveliness to her that is to be appreciated However I don t mean to suggest that this is a light hearted romp It is every bit as graphic as the first novel maybe so There are serious depictions of all sorts of depravity from murder to child rapeEven when he s not describing how Trevor is recalling his domination and torture of his brother Michael McMahon still impresses with an ability to imply or otherwise plumb the depths of humanity s darker natures From Sarah and Benson s decidedly unprofessional and kinky relationship to the armless psychic Immaculee and her assistant Tracy the characters in this book are vivid depictions of stark and uncompromising humanity This is not a warm and fuzzy novel about an antihero who redeems himself It is not a gritty and noir thriller where characters reveal secret hearts of goldThat being said Usher is much bearable here He does redeem himself in my eyes as he fights back against the Pilgrim and discovers how he and Sarah are connected The whole mystery I should mention is all rather predictable and second string to the visceral experience McMahon creates as the characters move along the vicious whirligig roller coaster of his own invention Whereas previously Usher was driven by external motivating factors here he seems driven for personal reasons and this makes him a far sympathetic individualI m still not going to go as far as to say I liked Dead Bad Things It just isn t in my wheelhouse But I think it s a better novel than the first Thomas Usher book so here s hoping McMahon can keep the trend going if there is a third yes So if you got mileage from Pretty Little Dead Things than I did this is a safe bet If you didn t much care for it but you like this type of fiction then give this a try But if like me you find this particular combination of horror and fantasy not to your liking don t expect Dead Bad Things to change itself for you

  • Paperback
  • 382
  • Dead Bad Things
  • Gary McMahon
  • English
  • 19 May 2017
  • 9780857661272