After faking his own death, Kal Hakala is free of the Bureau of Supernatural Investigation and can finally focus his energy on destroying the monster that murdered his sister. With the help of trusted former teammates, he embarks on a quest to find an artifact to activate a magical Tesla Coil, the only device powerful enough to kill a legend. But wherever Kal goes, trouble isn't far behind. It's not easy to locate an artifact without alerting the BSI. Kal narrows his search to Las Vegas, where he and his friends encounter the greatest peril ever to threaten our world - a threat found only in Sin City but rooted in World War II Germany, site of the past's most heinous crimes.
Can Kal overcome an enemy so diabolical, so evil, that annihilating millions is merely one phase of its master plan? The task seems impossible, but for Kal Hakala, the best agent in the BSI's history, the impossible only requires patience and careful planning. Patience is not Kal's strong suit.
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I'd say it ranks somewhere in the,"middle of the road". It wasn't great, but it wasn't bad either. It was good!
As I've said in my review of book 1 of,"files from the BSI" I would classify this series as a poor man's, "Monster Hunter International". That is not meant to be an insult to this series, I like this series and I plan on hearing book 3 as soon as it's released, it's just I just feel "Monster Hunter International" is in a whole-nother league.
No I have not but I feel he's competent enough. I have no complaints with his performance.
No, this book did not make me laugh or cry and I'll tell ya what, if any book I read ever makes me cry, I will walk a mile up my street and jump off the Golden Gate Bridge! No offense to any guys out there that did cry....ya. Anyway, as far as this book making me laugh, I might have snickered once or twice but I don't think I laughed out loud or anything.
As I wrote in my headline I do feel this book is worth a credit(or cash) and I will definitely listen to book 3, "I Left My Haunt In San Francisco" when it comes out, if it comes out? I want to see how the series ends.
Kal Hakala......but there are some other pretty cool characters
I think he does an outstanding job. Perfect voice for the main character, very passable for the others. Most authors have difficulty switching characters without using the same phrases and semantics of the main characters. This does happen in, but can't blame the reader.
Do you feel lucky, punk? Too damn bad!
This is fast becoming a favorite series for me. The main character is flawed like a good character should be, he battles internally as well as externally. This book took on new perspectives without losing the main character and most importantly, without straying away from the heart of the story. Kudos to Stone, he's creating a MHI type series with a Dresden persona main character.
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