Nocturnal: A Novel (Unabridged)
Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. How else to explain the dreams he keeps having - dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him - not disgust, not horror, but excitement?
As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence 'Pookie' Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem. For the victims are all enemies of a seemingly ordinary young boy - a boy who is gripped by the same dreams that haunt Bryan. Meanwhile, a shadowy vigilante, seemingly armed with superhuman powers, is out there killing the killers. And Bryan and Pookie's superiors - from the mayor on down - seem strangely eager to keep the detectives from discovering the truth.
Doubting his own sanity and stripped of his badge, Bryan begins to suspect that he's stumbled into the crosshairs of a shadow war that has gripped his city for more than a century - a war waged by a race of killers living in San Francisco's unknown, underground ruins, emerging at night to feed on those who will not be missed.
And as Bryan learns the truth about his own intimate connections to the killings, he discovers that those who matter most to him are in mortal danger…and that he may be the only man gifted - or cursed - with the power to do battle with the nocturnals.
Featuring a dazzlingly plotted mystery and a terrifying descent into a nightmarish underworld - long with some of the most incredible action scenes ever put to paper, and an explosive, gut-wrenching conclusion you won't soon forget, Nocturnal is the most spectacular outing to date from one of the genre's brightest stars.
What are you waiting for?!?! Buy it!!
This is one of many top notch books from an up and coming author.. His books do not fit nice and tidy in a particular genre.. It's Horror,, Drama,, Humor and quite a bit of "Science Possible" that makes it all work.. There are no magic twists to make the story lines fit.. Give it a try and get hooked.. You'll become a Junkie like me.. Then you'll see that the day is just not complete until you get your next fix of SIGLERism.. Life will never be the same once the plaid tanks come rolling down your street.. Just give it a listen and you WILL understand what I mean.. All hail the Dark Overlord!!
So good, I bought it
I had Nocturnal downloaded for free via the author's podcast. After listening to the book "cover to cover" for the 5th time, I've decided that buying the book is money and time well spent.
The reader's voice is calm and soothing, the story line is a roller coaster, the characters hysterical, and the SCIENCE makes it believable.
Fan for life.
I'm not going to lie it was very hard for me to get into this book, but give it a chance. Once you get past the wierdness of the narrator it will be one of your all time favorites