It’s no walk in the park for a Drood, a member of the family that has protected humanity from the things that go bump in the night for centuries. They aren’t much liked by the creatures they kill, by ungrateful humans, or even by one another. Now their Matriarch is dead, and it’s up to Eddie Drood, acting head of the family, to figure out whodunit. Unpopular opinion is divided: it was either Eddie’s best girl, Molly. Or Eddie himself. And Eddie knows he didn’t do it.
From Hell with Love is the fourth title in Simon R. Green's Secret History series featuring Eddie Drood, aka Shaman Bond.
This gripping, fast-paced, emotionally intense fourth volume in Green's Secret Histories series (after 2009's The Spy Who Haunted Me) is sure to delight fans of paranormal investigator Eddie Drood and his girlfriend, the fabulously strong and strong-willed witch Molly Metcalf. An insignificant villain, Doctor Delirium, plans to acquire a powerful, mysterious item at a secret sale. This simple event explodes into complexity when someone kills the Drood matriarch and turns Eddie's family into a deadly mob, with horrifying consequences. The real enemy is truly worthy of the Drood clan: a race of immortals who plan to breach the gates of heaven itself. Fans of the series will be delighted by the deft combination of urban fantasy adventure, sharp-edged sarcasm, and treachery upon treachery, which make this installment strong enough to stand alone as a great introduction to Green's work.
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The Droods are back
Another fine tale of adventure and intrigue. Well worth your time and money. It goes at a fast pace, with humour and weirdness.