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review 2017-05-05 16:49
My Review of Made to Kill
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher

Made to Kill by Adam Christopher is part of the Ray Electromatic Mysteries, but I am not certain what order the books follow. It's about Ray Electromatic and his business of killer for hire in disguise of a private detective company.

 

I absolutely loved this book! It reminded me of the '50s B rated sci-fi movies. This book brought back a lot of childhood memories of my mom and me watching B movies until all hours of the night.

 

This story has great characters and wonderful story telling. I can't wait to read more of the Ray Electromatic Mysteries.

 

I won this copy in a giveaway and all opinions are my own.

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text 2016-10-14 22:30
Yay, I scored a hardcover for $6
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher

Well, zero.   It was a gift, but it was fairly inexpensive!

 

I didn't  get too many leaves pictures.   Zero, actually.   We stopped by a small town and roamed around near the ski resort that doesn't quite have skiing yet.  (They're all year round, so they do summer and fall activities like mountain climbing and singing round bonfires and such.)

 

Anyway, it was fun, and I had the best maple latte - where they mix maple syrup into the espresso.   

 

I'm going to nap before writing my review for Splatterlands.

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text 2015-11-07 22:17
Robert Parker style Noir + Robots = Raymond Electromantic
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher

Hey, Grim, have you seen this? I thought it might be a bit up your alley.

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text 2015-11-03 01:42
There was this robot named Ray
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher

Made To Kill Coming in December.  Looking forward to this one!

 

"It was just another Tuesday morning when she walked into the office—young, as I suspected they all might be, another dark brunette with some assistance and enough eye black to match up to Cleopatra. And who am I? I'm Ray, the world's last robot, famed and feared in equal measure, which suits me just fine—after all, the last place you'd expect to find a Hollywood's best hit man is in the plain light of day.

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 "Watch the delightfully retro book trailer."

 

Source: youtu.be/wNuMiZ6xFPI
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review 2015-10-10 22:23
Made to Kill, by Adam Christopher
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher

After reading Everything I Never Told You, I needed something completely different. Adam Christopher’s Made to Kill might as well have been made to order. The protagonist, Raymond Electromatic, is the world’s last robot. He works as a private detective in Los Angeles with the help of an early supercomputer called Ada sometime in the early 1960s. He’s not supposed to know that he is also an assassin because his memory tapes are erased every 24 hours, but he has flashes of memories anyway. Though Made to Kill is chock full of Cold War science fiction tropes, it’s a weirdly fun existentialist drama...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this ebook from NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

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