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The Man With the Golden Torc - Simon R. Green
The Man With the Golden Torc
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deathstalker and Nightside series comes a new kind of hero in an old kind of war. All those things you hear about as a kid? The boogeyman under the bed? The creature in the closet? They're for real, people. Eddie Drood knows they're for real. His... show more
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deathstalker and Nightside series comes a new kind of hero in an old kind of war. All those things you hear about as a kid? The boogeyman under the bed? The creature in the closet? They're for real, people. Eddie Drood knows they're for real. His family has kept humanity safe from the things that go bump in the night. For ages, they've held back the nightmares, locked the doors, barred the gates, and put righteous boot to monster arse on a nightly basis. But now Eddie's in trouble. One of his own has convinced the rest of the family that Eddie's become a menace, and that humanity needs to be protected from him. So he's on the run, using every trick in the book, magical and otherwise, hoping he lives long enough to prove his innocence. And he knows how dangerous the Droods can be-because he's one of them
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780451461452 (0451461452)
Publisher: Roc
Pages no: 393
Edition language: English
Series: Secret Histories (#1)
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Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it
4.0 The Man with the Golden Torc (Secret Histories, Book 1)
Pretty fantastic.
Affairs of M/Men
Affairs of M/Men rated it
3.0
This was a funny book but with a good plot and interesting world but the first quarter read like a comic book farce and was a little too out there for me to get into it. I really didn't like the protagonist very much and I almost stopped there but then the story got a little better as the real story...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 The Man with the Golden Torc (Secret Histories, Book 1)
Fun action story with a mix of magic and technology. Cheeky humor throughout.
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
5.0
Five stars stands for awesome, and that's what this book is! I loved it. I was a little worried that I wouldn't like it as much as the Nightside series, but boy was I wrong.This book takes my love of James Bond spy movies and supernatural stories and makes a wonderful hybrid, but it has Simon R. G...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
3.0
Edwin Drood is a member of the legendary Drood family, a family dedicated to protecting humanity from threats. At least, that's what he thought until he was declared rogue and had the entire familly on his trail. Now, with Molly Metcalf, infamous witch, in tow, Edwin must find out the sinster secr...
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