The Kill Society (Sandman Slim #9) - Richard Kadrey 7.00   1

Sandman Slim returns in this stunning, high-octane ninth thriller in the series, filled with the intense, kick-ass action and inventive fantasy that are the hallmarks of New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey

“Like one of his clearest influences, the horror master H. P. Lovecraft, Kadrey rips the skin off the real world, revealing the supernatural nerve endings and metaphysical meat underneath. And his prose couldn’t be more visceral if it were carved into flesh.” — Entertainment Weekly

Sandman Slim has been to Heaven and Hell and many places in between, but now he finds himself in an unknown land: the far, far edge of the Tenebrae, the desolate home of the lost dead. Making his way inland with nothing but his unerring instinct for trouble to guide him, he collides with a caravan of the damned on a mysterious crusade, led by the ruthless Magistrate. Alone and with no clue how to get back home, he throws in with this brutal bunch made up of human souls, Hellion deserters, rogue angels — and Father Traven.

Slim didn’t land in Tenebrae by chance. His little stunt of trying to open Heaven has set off a tsunami across the universe. Now, the afterlife is falling apart because of the ensuing warfare. And when Heaven finds out Slim is close by, the angels put a fat bounty on his head.

It’s one thing to ride with a ferocious criminal pack across the treacherous plains — it’s another to do it when everyone in the land of the dead is itching to keep you there permanently. But Slim’s not too worried. He’s been fighting cosmic forces bent on destroying Heaven, Hell, Earth, and him for years. A pack of vicious bounty hunters, vengeful angels, and dangerous enemies with friendly smiles isn’t going to stop him fixing the chaos he’s caused... one way or another.

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Release date June 2, 2017
Details updated July 3, 2022

Sandman Slim :: Series

Series contains 12 primary works and has 13 total works.

Sandman Slim (Sandman Slim #1) 7.58   7
Kill the Dead (Sandman Slim #2) 6.76   4
Aloha from Hell (Sandman Slim #3) 7.34   3
Devil Said Bang (Sandman Slim #4) 8.00   3
Kill City Blues (Sandman Slim #5) 7.00   2
The Getaway God (Sandman Slim #6) 10.00   1
Killing Pretty (Sandman Slim #7) 8.00   1
The Perdition Score (Sandman Slim #8) 10.00   1
The Kill Society (Sandman Slim #9) 7.00   1
Hollywood Dead (Sandman Slim #10) 10.00   1
Ballistic Kiss (Sandman Slim #11) 8.00   1
King Bullet (Sandman Slim #12) 8.00   2
Devil in the Dollhouse 6.00   1

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