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(technically) DEAD (DEAD(ish) Book 2) [Kindle Edition]

Naomi Kramer
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Book Description

Cooper's dead. But what's a nerd to do when Heaven doesn't believe in technology, and hell's hotter than an overclocked CPU? Panicking and running away back to Earth seems a perfectly logical reaction, especially since his beloved computer hasn't come with him. Of course, what to do then is a bit of a puzzle that only Linda can solve...

This is a very short book - novelette length - around 10 000 words or 40 (print) pages.

Warning: Contains frequent foul language, adult themes, nerd-speak and Aussie insults. Not suitable for children.


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From the Inside Flap

Cooper says:
"I'm dead.
"This is sorta ####ing me off.
"I don't know what happened, though. One moment I was on my way to visit my girlfriend with a big bunch of flowers, and the next I saw a big bright light and a cloud and a crowd of dudes in dresses carrying harps. Holy ####, I thought, I'm dead! Then I thought - #####, that looks like a church choir, all low-tech and acoustic and stuff. That's not where I wanna be. Bet they don't have a single computer, or if they do it's like a 386 or something, all filled with dustbunnies. There's no way I'm getting stuck in a low-tech shiny place like that with acoustic music everywhere. That's a freaky version of hell. #### no. So I ran, or flew or something the #### away, and now I'm back home and I'm still dead.
"I think maybe my girlfriend killed me."

Linda says:
"Oh Lord, a few stubbies short of a sixpack as well as too dumb to go to heaven. This one's gonna be a barrel of fun. "

Krystal says:
"I can't believe the stupid little ######## thinks I did him in. Now I wish like #### that I had. What the #### is wrong with him? ####ing self-absorbed moron, can't believe he killed himself through arrant stupidity, so he's got to blame the only person who ever put up with him for more than five ####ing minutes."

From the Back Cover

Timeline order for the DEAD(ish) books and DEAD(ish) Allsorts short stories:
  1. DEAD(ish)
  2. Follow the Light - DEAD(ish) Allsorts
  3. Lee Ming - DEAD(ish) Allsorts
  4. (technically) DEAD
  5. DEAD (as a doorpost)
  6. (imminently) DEAD
  7. DEAD (and hellbent)
  8. Running Mike - DEAD(ish) Allsorts

Product Details

  • File Size: 134 KB
  • Print Length: 51 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004A14QCS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #140,043 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A funny sequel May 12, 2011
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Naomi Kramer has become another of my favorite authors.
After reading Dead(ish) I immediately purchased this book. She carries over her vulgar humor into this book with some interesting views on the afterlife.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Linda's back! February 7, 2013
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With help from Trent , Linda helps another ghost find heaven- or not? Linda's version of heaven is not the typical one you are used to reading about.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars HA! I was right - this one's the keeper July 15, 2011
By Rich H.
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This is the book DEAD(ish) book 1 should have been. Funny, well-paced, compelling, and offering up an original and very amusing concept of the afterlife. The only real criticism I can offer is that this book relies too heavily on the previous volume for character development; it isn't really a stand-alone story. The solution is simple: buy both, and read book 1 first - at a dollar each, why not?

Five stars, assuming you read book 1 before coming here.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Nope April 23, 2014
By Dawn
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I thought the first book was pretty good. Right after finishing it, I went ahead and bought the rest of the books in the series. They were nothing like the first book. It was a struggle to try to get through them because it just became ridiculous. Was it even the same author?

No real plot, no character development and a waste of time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars technically dead March 2, 2014
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This was a good book for how short it was but I would read this and the series again Well worth it
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5.0 out of 5 stars funny book February 8, 2014
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The book was really funny and truly believable. I enjoyed it but I thought it could have been a little longer.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A funny short story January 30, 2014
By SC
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I loved this story. It wasn't as vengeful as Dead(ish), but it was still an enjoyable read. I love hearing Linda's antics, and this time she has a partner. Cooper was definitely the typical nerd that has nothing going for him in his regular life. That is until he discovers what he can do as a ghost. This series continues to make me smile and laugh.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Living Live!! December 2, 2013
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I have read all three of this author's books on life after de.ath. Her books are hilarious and puts a new light on the issue of death. Lifes goes on...
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars deadish
all dead(ish) books were great
Published 6 months ago by Kindle Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars I was ok
This book is ok because it was starting to get boring before any of the good books so I had to suffer through some parts. But I have read the next book and it is amazing! Read more
Published 6 months ago by sargent
4.0 out of 5 stars I liked it
Easy read; filled in for those periods where I didn't have a lot of time to commit to a large book.
Published 19 months ago by Lisa Weiss
3.0 out of 5 stars Quick cute
Quick cute fun read. Laughed a bit not great not horrible ... I paid 99 cents so it's all good.
Published 19 months ago by Celticstorm76
3.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
This book is marvellous but the first part to it is better :) moving on to the last part. Yay
Published 20 months ago by Ella 4eva
5.0 out of 5 stars this was kickars!
I LOVE Naomi Kramer's books! This was a great one. It was so funny! I loved Dead(ish) and (technically) Dead, so I can't wait to read Dead (as a doorpost)!
Published 20 months ago by Onnie
4.0 out of 5 stars Who knew you don't have to go to heaven to have a good time?!
This book was really funny. I found myself laughing out loud at some of the commentary about Cooper and krystal. I enjoyed this book. I have read all three of the dead books. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars :)HIGHLY SATISFYING
Man I rarely read but this book series has me hooked now that I have read books one and two I am off to read book three
Published 21 months ago by Meh
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More About the Author

Naomi is an Australian author living on Macleay Island, in south-east Queensland. She works in IT, and loves to play with the English language in her spare time. She's usually found sporting brightly-coloured hair and wielding a mug of coffee as though it's her last bastion against a comatose state.
Naomi also writes erotic fiction under the name N. R. Kramer.

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