[Pdf/E–pub] (The Rain Soaked Bride)
Funny and chilling in eual measure Great read hard to put down Honestly I had no idea there were other books associated with this On the back of the cover it mentions something called the Clown Service which is a Richard Nixon: The Life fun add since I mairly certain that organization is not mentioned once throughout the course of the book instead referring to the department as Section 37 From what I gather this is the second installment regarding the happenings of the Clown Service Either way you don t need to have read any other books to understand what happenings of the Clown Service Either way you don t
Need To Have Read Any Other Books to have read any other books understand what can gather through context and still have a pleasant time This book was caught part way between trying to be a comedy and managing to achieve that goal at times and looking or a kinship with brand names like X Files or Fringe Agent looks or the paranormal sometimes mocked by others in their ield If you re looking Puppet Master for it this book is a Diet X Files that serves An okay UK urbanantasy novelMore Charles Stross Laundry Files than Ben Aaronovitch s Rivers of LondonAn okay read but the characters Swoon: The Heartthrob Activity Book for Good Color-Inners as Well as Beginners felt a littlelat Crossover urban Janae (Blacktop, fantasyespionage thriller where a sorcerer attempts to break up an international conference at a remote site thorough assassination resulting in a country house mystery This is the second book in the Clown Service series I m reading this because I liked theirst book in the series The Clown Service my reviewThis was an urban antasyspy thriller that shapes up as a country house mystery A sorcerer is engaged by a third power to break up an international conference between the UK and Korea taking place at an English. A number of influential South Korean nationals are committing suicide on UK soil In all cases they seem to simply drop whatever they're doing and swiftly almost vacantly end their own lives An electronics importer alls rom the top loor of his high rise office the ambas.
Guy Adams ↠ 9 REVIEWE two 2 main POVs August Shining and Greene There was also the minor POVs of April Shining August s sister and a supporting character and the antagonistThere was no sex or drug abuse in the story Alcohol was used or social recreation Violence was physical and irearms It was moderately graphic Descriptions of resulting trauma were similarly graphic Body count was moderate and in line with a murder mystery The main characters were well executed although they were carried over rom the irst book Greene is the main character He s come a long way since The Clown Service While not magically savvy he s a Why Diets Make Us Fat fullunction AGENT OF SECTION 37 AUGUST SHINER IS THE SAME of Section 37 August Shiner is the same bureaucrat and sorcerer August s sister April Shiner continues to be my Dont Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., favorite character I like her spinster pensioner ex bureaucrat character In another life I think she may have been an English Lucrezia Borgia in a previous life Tamar August s Caucasian Armenian or Azerbaijani bodyguard and who magically disappeared in theirst book reappears She s now Greene s love interest I thought this plot line was sappy There are several Korean and English diplomats and MI5 subordinate characters In
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with Koreans in and out of Korea The Korean characters were not the olks I m amiliar with The antagonistKoreans in and out of Korea The Korean characters were not the olks I m amiliar with The antagonist well if unfairly hidden I take issue with magic bad guys in mysteries Their repertoire of spells negates my deep experience with police procedurals view spoilerI thought the use of the Doppelg nger spelli was a breach of the authorreader conventions of mysterious warfare hide spoile. S to their deathsOnce summoned the spirit cannot be dismissed until it takes the life it is charged with it will be unstoppable in its pursuit of the mortal it has in its sights Unfortunately after getting too close to the source of the spirit that mortal is now Toby Gree. .
causes MI5 to skeptically engage Section 37 AKA The Clown Service their PreternaturalMI5 to skeptically engage Section 37 AKA The Clown Service their Preternatural Op Section 37 consisting of August Shining a white wizard and his apprentice Toby Greene ight magic with magic and try to erret out the assassin rom amongst the delegates and staff at the isolated conference Country House Mysteries are a very British mystery sub genre I thought and staff at the isolated conference Country House Mysteries are a very British mystery sub genre I thought an urban antasy crossover with it was clever The writing is also very British and in places comedic The author achieves atmosphere and moves the story uickly with a screenplay like style Finally the story extends both long term plot lines and sets up Andrew Lost In the Kitchen for new onesMy dead tree copy was a moderate 340 pages Original UK copyrightor the story was 2014 I read the book very uickly Note not a great deal of prose is dedicated to backstory Reading this book without having read the Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism first book in the series would substantially detractrom its enjoymentGuy Adams is a British author who writes in several genres This is the second book in his Clown Service series The series is three 3 books The last book in the series was written in
20015Prose Was Good Iwas good I it was a little better than the Nope first book It had an informal hip British style Note the story has not been Americanized There are references that may baffle a non Brit or at least a non Anglophile For example I hadorgotten what type of carnival ride a Waltzer was Dialog was better than the descriptive prose Action seuences were well handled The narrative was humorous There wer. Sador to the UK shoots his chauffeur and drives his own car off London Bridge an actor sets Rejected Rejected Rejected fire to himself during a movie premiereAugust and Toby investigate and slowly uncover the ancientorce of the Rain Soaked Bride a ghostly spirit of vengeance that drags her enemie.