FIRST IN A BRAND NEW URBAN FANTASY SERIES Because I’m an inbetweenerand the only one anyone knows of at thatthe dead turn to me when something is askew between them and the living. Usually, it’s something mundane like a suicide gone wrong or someone revived that shouldn’ta been.” Carlos... show more
FIRST IN A BRAND NEW URBAN FANTASY SERIES Because I’m an inbetweenerand the only one anyone knows of at thatthe dead turn to me when something is askew between them and the living. Usually, it’s something mundane like a suicide gone wrong or someone revived that shouldn’ta been.” Carlos Delacruz is one of the New York Council of the Dead’s most unusual agentsan inbetweener, partially resurrected from a death he barely recalls suffering, after a life that’s missing from his memory. He thinks he is one of a kinduntil he encounters other entities walking the fine line between life and death. One inbetweener is a sorcerer. He’s summoned a horde of implike ngks capable of eliminating spirits, and they’re spreading through the city like a plague. They’ve already taken out some of NYCOD’s finest, leaving Carlos desperate to stop their master before he opens up the entrada to the Underworldwhich would destroy the balance between the living and the dead. But in uncovering this man’s identity, Carlos confronts the truth of his own lifeand death.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 2015-01-06
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Bone Street Rumba (#1)
I read this one for Diverse Voices. It would also work for Supernatural, Ghost & The Dead Will Walk (there's a necromancer reanimating corpses). I went back and forth on this book, but ultimately settled on 3 stars. I enjoyed the urban feel to this piece of urban fantasy and the Brooklyn setting w...
I wasn't exactly planning to read this one. Last year, I read the sequel, which I loved. And didn't feel like there was back-fill I needed from the first volume. I thought I'd just continue on from the second book. I've learned all the wrong things from Dresden books. Recently, I started Battle ...
Carlos is an Inbetweener, the only one he knows – a man not entirely dead nor entirely alive and a definite asset to the New York City Council of the Dead. Though not usually a happy one But one of their jobs for him introduces him to others like him. Which would be easier to celebrate if he hadn’...
There aren’t a lot of job opportunities out there for a man who’s half dead. On top of it, our protagonist doesn’t remember who he was before he died. He uses the name Carlos Delacruz because that’s what the ghost and voudon practitioner who helped him get back on his feet named him. Now, Carlos wor...
This could have been really interesting, and I was interested in the world/characters, but the massive vein of creepy around women in this book got to me and and I failed out.