Hell Bound offers an intricately woven story of greed and betrayal that is so complex, you must stay on your toes at all times to follow along. Don't get me wrong, the author used prose to build a diverse underverse that is truly captivating and the fight scenes, which were plenty, were both detailed and highly entertaining. But at times, I admit I found it overwhelming.
The background story of Daemon Reaper was quite inventive and I think the aspect I loved most was that even the Grim Reaper, right-hand man to Satan, suffered great horrors in Hell. No one is exempt, and I found I loved the Grim more than I expect a person ought to do. The cast of characters is vast and their paths were woven expertly together. What took me most by surprise is how much I grinned, or laughed out loud, while reading this book.
In hell, none of the condemned believes they deserve to be there. And that’s fine, so long as they’re not foolish enough to try and do anything about it. For those that do, there’s always Satan’s Reaper–and chief bounty hunter–Daemon Grim. Feared throughout the many layers of the underverse, no one in their right mind dares to cross him.
However, when Grim discovers that someone has attempted to evade injustice, and seems hell-bent on gaining access to ancient angelic artefacts proscribed since the time of the original rebellion in heaven, circumstances point to the fact they may be doing just that. The question is...why?
Thus begins an investigation that leads Grim throughout the many contradictory and baffling levels of the underworld, where he unearths a conspiracy that is not only eating its way like a cancer through the highest echelons of Hellion society, but one which threatens the very stability of Satan’s rule. As you can imagine, Grim’s response is bloody, brutal, and despicably wicked.
Hell Bound – In hell, everyone can hear you scream....
Damned souls wail as plagues wreak havoc, doctors up their fees, snake-oil salesmen make a killing, and Satan turns his hit-man loose. Be there when Erra, the Babylonian plague god, and his seven personified weapons, spread terror throughout the underverse!
-Victor Frankenstein and Quasimodo develop a vaccine -- with diabolical results...
-Satan looses Daemon Grim, the Devil's personal hit man, and damned souls cower...
-Bat Masterson finds himself caught between plague victims and Wyatt Earp....
-Calamity Jane and her Sinchester carbine defend hell's last uninfected outpost...
-Nietzsche and Lilith, Adam's first wife, face the Beast and come to fiendish accord...
-If you think life is tough, try the afterlife, where the doctor is always wrong, sinners never win, misery runs amok, and all hell's damned get their just deserts.
Featuring: GRIM - Satan's Reaper tracks down a fool who thinks rebellion won't have consequences.
The Heroes in Hell Universe
Avast, ye readers! Here be Pyrates!
Feast yer eyes on the cursed treasures before you! Hoist the skull 'n' crossbones! Walk the plank with hell's sorest losers! Join the damnedest buccaneers and privateers ever to sail infernal seas.
Here be twelve tales of piracy spun by Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Nancy Asire, Paul Freeman, Larry Atchley Jr, Rob Hinkle, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, Andrew P. Weston, S.E. Lindberg, and Jack William Finley.
Corsairs, freebooters and plunderers shiver their timbers and meet their fates as the devil's dupes learn why the deeper in hell you go, the colder it gets
Featuring: Pieces of Hate - Satan's Reaper is sent on the hunt for fools and gold.
(And an excerpt from Daemon Grim's next full-length adventure - Hell Hounds)
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Heroes in Hell
Library Journal calls Janet Morris’ Heroes in Hell series ” a garden of infernal delights.”
This critically acclaimed and award-winning series is built on the premise that “Nobody who is anybody went to heaven.” Morris combines the talents of various writers with her own to create volumes filled with vignettes that span times and cultures while focusing on a specific theme, so that individual volumes can stand alone.
Miriam Van Scott’s Encyclopedia of Hell (St. Martin’s Press) decalres, “Innovative and clever, the Damned Saga weaves myth, legend, fact and fantasy into a fascinating tapestry ofg underworld lore.”
read more about Janet Morris’ Heroes in Hell series on Wikipedia at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroes_in_Hell.
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