Bone Street Rumba
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.1 based on 313 ratings)
  • 1
    Half-Resurrection Blues: Bone Street Rumba, Book 1 | Daniel José Older

    Half-Resurrection Blues: Bone Street Rumba, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Daniel José Older
    • Narrated By Daniel José Older
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (254)
    Performance
    (236)
    Story
    (239)

    Carlos Delacruz is one of the New York Council of the Dead's most unusual agents - an inbetweener, partially resurrected from a death he barely recalls suffering, after a life that’s missing from his memory. He thinks he is one of a kind - until he encounters other entities walking the fine line between life and death. One inbetweener is a sorcerer. He's summoned a horde of implike ngks capable of eliminating spirits, and they’re spreading through the city like a plague.

    Funny, Sharp Urban Fantasy

    Half-Resurrection Blues is about a half-dead hitman working for entirely dead guys to keep the balance of life and death in check. I'm not usually all..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 18 2015 by Alex (Walnut Creek, CA, United States)
  • 2
    Midnight Taxi Tango: Bone Street Rumba, Book 2 | Daniel José Older

    Midnight Taxi Tango: Bone Street Rumba, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Daniel José Older
    • Narrated By Daniel José Older
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (59)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (55)

    The streets of New York are hungry tonight...Carlos Delacruz straddles the line between the living and the not-so alive. As an agent for the Council of the Dead, he eliminates New York's ghostlier problems. This time it's a string of gruesome paranormal accidents in Brooklyn's Von King Park that has already taken the lives of several locals - and is bound to take more. The incidents in the park have put Kia on edge. When she first met Carlos, he was the weird guy who came to Baba Eddie's botánica, where she worked.

    Terrific new voice(s) in urban fantasy

    I really dug Older's first book in the Bone Street Rumba series, Half Resurrection Blues, when it came out at the beginning of 2015, and am enjoying t..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 09 2016 by Paula (Milwaukee, WI, United States)