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Simon R. Green is a New York Times bestselling author whose works include Drinking Midnight Wine, Beyond the Blue Moon, Blue Moon Rising, The Adventures of Hawk & Fisher, and the Deathstalker series. A resident of Bradford-on-Avon in England, he is currently working on the next Deathstalker novel.
They have action, world-building, interesting characters, plot, wicked humor, and a bit of mystery.
And it has its flaws: there is a bit too much repetition at times, and the development of some of the relationships moves too quickly and seems contrived.
I have to give Green points for his unique style and creative world but not enough to recommend this to other readers.
I'll start off by saying I didn't finish the book. And I probably won't. I just couldn't get into the writing style, and the descriptions and adjectives the author used seemed... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Scott M.
Just finished this on my Nook. Its a quick read, an intriguing story, and skirts along the saner side of creepy / new weird. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Andy, an Amazon Customer
I thoroughly enjoyed Something from the Nightside. Fantastic humor, great notes of horror, and a mini romance all rolled into a tiny little package. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Brandy
Read this because I heard it was similar to The Dresden Files. While it is similar in many aspects, it pales in comparison with the Jim Butcher series. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Ross Williams
John Taylor is a private investigator. His specialty is finding things that no one else can seem to find. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jamie W.
Without a doubt Jim Butcher is the godfather of urban fantasy (REAL urban fantasy....not that tripe written by starving female romance novelists about sparkly vampires or vapid,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Henry
I bought this after finishing the Dresden Files and having nothing to read.
There are tons of interesting things going on in the Nightside that make you really want to... Read more
Do yourself a favor and visit the Nightside. The ultimate in urban fantasy, before the Harlequin Romance crowd took over.Published 2 months ago by Damen J.
On the one hand, the book was very short and linear, following a straight trajectory toward the final confrontation. In other words, Point A to Point B to Point C to Point D. Read morePublished 2 months ago by George E.