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Aloha from Hell Audiobook

Aloha from Hell

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Publisher's Summary

In Sandman Slim Stark came back from hell for revenge. In Kill the Dead he tackled both a zombie plague and being Lucifer’s bodyguard.

Once again all is not right in L.A. Lucifer is back in Heaven, God is on vacation, and an insane killer mounts a war against both Heaven and Hell. Stark’s got to head back down to his old stomping grounds in Hell to rescue his long lost love, stop an insane serial killer, prevent both Good and Evil from completely destroying each other, and stop the demonic Kissi from ruining the party for everyone. Even for Sandman Slim, that’s a tall order. And it’s only the beginning.

©2011 Richard Kadrey (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Don’t compare Kadrey’s prose with Stephenie Meyer’s, or even Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Those works are mere fluffy soap operas next to Kadrey’s writing.” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

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    Miranda Thomas 05-21-16 Member Since 2015
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    "kadrey & Andrews are incredible"

    Kadrey's writing is both action packed and subtly beautiful. Macleod Andrews brings his work to life like no one else. The characters are complex, conflicted and excrutiatingly human, yet the story delivers larger than life obstacles, fantastical settings, and epic, world threatening battles.

    Looking for action, fantasy, gritty realism and characters to fall in love with? Stop looking. You found it.

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    spencer Morrison 04-17-16
    spencer Morrison 04-17-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Yet another awesome book"

    I loved every bit of it, all the way up to the last 3 minutes. Then I got angry, but I guess it will be fixed in the next one.

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    Tyler 03-13-16
    Tyler 03-13-16 Member Since 2017
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    "look for book 3.5"

    Devil in the Dollhouse: A Sandman Slim Story #3.5

    Not sure why Audible doesn't have it listed in the series, there's also "Killing Pretty" which audible doesnt have mentioned in the line up.

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    M. K. WALCHAK Summit, NJ 01-15-16
    M. K. WALCHAK Summit, NJ 01-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another great story of Sandman Slim"

    Earth, Heaven, Hell, Los Angeles, Lucifer, Angels, demons and gods this has it all. Great narration.

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    Aaron 11-13-15
    Aaron 11-13-15 Member Since 2014

    What can I say? I love books!

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    "A sick, twisted, and wildly fun roller coaster ride of a story!!!"

    I can't say I dislike anything about this book. It's full on Kadrey at its best. Smart, witty, sarcastic, cynical. Makes me appreciate the art of a good metaphor once again. Macleod Andrews, as always, gave his all in the performance. He gave depth to every character in the book and let me just say, I can't imagine where he went in his mind to come up with that perfect voice for Jack.

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    Erik Sooke, British Columbia, Canada 07-12-15
    Erik Sooke, British Columbia, Canada 07-12-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Only for the twisted and imaginative..."

    This is the 3rd book in the series and I wouldn't recommend it as as stand alone novel. You need the background of the first two books or you will be left scratching your head. Even with that background, you really must have an open mind, expansive imagination, and a background in catholic icons and myths. This isn't a book for the faithful.

    That being said, it very entertaining and definitely weird. I didn't find the story as good as the first 2 books, but I still loved the twisted characters and one liners. MacLeod Andrews put in another solid performance that greatly augmented the story.

    If you finished the first 2 books, you'll want to read this one, as it closes out a trilogy. There are follow on books in the series, but I'm satisfied now with how the story has finished up. I may give the other books a try, but only after I finish up others on my wish list

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    Think about this 12-16-14 Member Since 2011
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    "What can I say, I really like this series"

    This is the third of the series, and Sandman is back in Hell trying to rescue his old girlfriend and be done with Mason. The full cast is there from the previous books, so read these in order to get the full effect. I really enjoy all the anti-hero, hero stuff, with the gruff attitude and colorful characters. MacLeod Andrews seems to grow on you from book to book. The harsh edgy voice seems to suit Sandman along with the rest of the cast.

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    Jay Pruitt Ruston, La 11-17-14
    Jay Pruitt Ruston, La 11-17-14 Member Since 2013
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    "THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE!!"

    and that one is MacLeod Andrews! This fourth outing is getting sort of same ole, same ole but Mr. Andrews keeps me listening even when I want to stop.

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    Sheryl 08-21-14
    Sheryl 08-21-14
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    "Not my favorite in the series thus far but good"

    This one moved a little slowly for me and it didn't feel like much happened until the very end. I'm actually quite intrigued by where the series is headed. The reader of the audiobook is great (as usual). He does a wonderful job portraying Stark's sarcasm and twisted sense of humor.

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    Rick Kintigh Chicago, IL USA 06-08-14
    Rick Kintigh Chicago, IL USA 06-08-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Absurd but Fun."
    Any additional comments?

    I enjoy these books, but mostly because of attitude and audacity than for writing or character development. The universe of Sandman Slim is a unique and creative take on the mythologies we know and have grown up with. I enjoy the world building here as he reveals the framework of reality and politics of the greater realms. Plot-wise it feels like we are hanging on by our fingernails, and it feels like Richard Kadrey is white knuckled right beside us. It is hard to blame him for all the deus ex machina when gods are literally active participants in the plot lines. There are other head scratching moments...

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    such as when Sandman Slim is separated into his mortal and angel selves, the mortal version manifests a gladius in front of the legions of hell.
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    ...but, this isn't the type of series that you chart and map, and debate minutia. It is meant to be a fun ride, and in that regard it succeeds.

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