The Killing Floor Blues (Daniel Faust #5) - Craig Schaefer

Nobody has ever escaped from the Iceberg. It's a privately-owned prison deep in the Mojave Desert, staffed by brutal guards and surrounded by desolate wasteland. Inside the walls, gangs and predators are constant threats; outside the walls, there's nothing but a sniper's bullet or a slow death in the desert heat.

Framed for murder and snared in a deadly curse, Daniel Faust lands behind bars with a target on his back. Worse, with Faust out of the picture, the Chicago mob is making its bid for control of Las Vegas. If he can't engineer his escape in time to stop them, none of his friends are safe. Then there's the matter of the warden's dark secret, the one that's filling up the prison morgue with body bags.

Faust has been caged, buried, cut off from his allies and his magic. His enemies think they've won. They're about to learn, the hard way, that this is one sorcerer who always has a trick up his sleeve.

Nobody has ever escaped from the Iceberg. But the Iceberg has never had a prisoner like Daniel Faust.

Rate this book


Release date: July 2015
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Average rating: 9.00/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: August 30, 2021

Daniel Faust :: Series

Las Vegas. It's a city of big winners and bigger losers, where fortunes tumble with a roll of the dice. Under all the glitz and sleaze, though, there's another Vegas: a city infested by monsters in human skin, drenched in occult corruption. It's the kind of place where a dash of black magic and a gun could be the only thing standing between you and the gates of hell. The kind of place a man like Daniel Faust calls home.

Faust is nobody's hero. He's a card-carrying villain by trade, a thief and sorcerer just trying to make a dishonest buck in Sin City. He doesn't have to go looking for trouble, though: trouble finds him. Surviving by his wits, he does his best to save the day (if he absolutely has to), save his own skin (preferably), and beat the odds on his way to the next big score.

The White Gold Score
The Long Way Down (Daniel Faust #1)
Redemption Song (Daniel Faust #2)
The Living End (Daniel Faust #3)
A Plain-Dealing Villain (Daniel Faust #4)
The Killing Floor Blues (Daniel Faust #5)
The Castle Doctrine (Daniel Faust #6)
Double or Nothing (Daniel Faust #7)
The Neon Boneyard (Daniel Faust #8)
The Locust Job (Daniel Faust #9)