Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls. Sam’s job is to collect the souls of the damned, and ensure their souls are dispatched to the appropriate destination. But when he’s dispatched to collect the soul of a young woman he believes to be innocent of the horrific crime that’s doomed her to Hell,... show more
Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls. Sam’s job is to collect the souls of the damned, and ensure their souls are dispatched to the appropriate destination. But when he’s dispatched to collect the soul of a young woman he believes to be innocent of the horrific crime that’s doomed her to Hell, he says something no Collector has ever said before. “No.” File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Souled Out | Damned If You Don’t | Collector Mania | On The Run ] e-book ISBN: 978-0-85766-219-4
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 28th 2012
Publisher: Angry Robot
Pages no: 362
Edition language: English
Series: The Collector (#1)
Dead Harvest comes to be by way of some very enthusiastic reviews of good friends, but I confess it missed me. While it started off well with an engaging character hook featuring a soul collector, by mid-book, I found myself bored by the repetitive plotting. I set it down for a week, returning only ...
”What happens when a collector reaches the breaking point?”“They go mad. They begin to enjoy the work. They delight in their role. They bury their humanity so deep, they can’t even hear its screams. And eventually, their soul just withers and dies. You wanna know what’s worse than being damned? Allo...
Sam is a collector. A collector of souls! You see, Sam's wife had contracted a strain of TB and in a moment of desperation, Sam accepted a sketchy employment opportunity from a gentleman named Dumas. While Dumas promised a complete recovery on the part of Sam's wife, he remained closed mouth on t...
It's nothing spectacular, but it's a fantastically simple and straightforward urban fantasy. Angry Robot is a pretty great small press and the book looks exactly like the sort of pulpy paperback it tries to be. It's a little dark, a little funny, a little bit over the top - and a fun read. More at...
Guys, look at that cover. I love pretty much everything about it. If I were ONLY judging this book by its cover, it would totally get ALL THE STARS. Listen, though. I don't generally judge books by their covers (okay, that's a lie, but you know what I mean), I like to actually read them before I...
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