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Gil's All Fright Diner Audiobook

Gil's All Fright Diner

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Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Gil's All Night Diner, where zombie attacks are a regular occurrence and you never know what might be lurking in the freezer....

Duke and Earl are just passing through Rockwood county in their pick-up truck when they stop at the Diner for a quick bite to eat. They aren't planning to stick around-until Loretta, the eatery's owner, offers them $100 to take care of her zombie problem. Given that Duke is a werewolf and Earl's a vampire, this looks right up their alley. But the shambling dead are just the tip of a particularly spiky iceberg.

Seems someone's out to drive Loretta from the Diner, and more than willing to raise a little Hell on Earth if that's what it takes. Before Duke and Earl get to the bottom of the Diner's troubles, they'll run into such otherworldly complications as undead cattle, an amorous ghost, a jailbait sorceress, and the terrifying occult power of pig-latin. And maybe - just maybe - the End of the World, too.

Gory, sexy, and flat-out hilarious, Gil's All Fright Diner will tickle your funnybone - before ripping it out of its socket!

©2009 A. Lee Martinez (P)2009 Macmillan Audio

What the Critics Say

"Fans of Douglas Adams and Joe R. Lansdale...will happily sink their teeth into this combo platter of raunchy laughs and ectoplasmic ecstasy." (Publishers Weekly)

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    B. Robinson Texas 04-08-16
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    "Fun Read"

    I liked the all the Characters including the culprit of Gil's Diner' trouble. This is the 3rd Martinez book I've bought and enjoyed listening to all three. I like his sense of humor. I'd rank this book just below Emperor Mollusk Vs The Sinister Brain ( https://mobile.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Emperor-Mollusk-Versus-the-Sinister-Brain-Audiobook/B0078U4P7O ) and just ahead of the Automatic Detective. https://mobile.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Automatic-Detective-Audiobook/B004RR3WWK

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    David Damascus, OR, United States 01-20-16
    David Damascus, OR, United States 01-20-16 Member Since 2015
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    "very fun"

    much more tame than I was thinking it would be. but still enjoyable and pretty original.

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    Praveen India 01-17-16
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    "Awesome novel, sure to give you hours of fun!!!"

    The narrator has done a fantastic job in bringing all the characters to life, can't express by words :) would like recommend this novel to anyone looking for fun. am sure you will not be disappointed. ;)

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    chris 10-23-15
    chris 10-23-15
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    "wow"

    super entertaining well narrated great listen a lee Martinez at his best would recommend to anyone in need of a laugh

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    Avid Amazon Fan 08-24-15
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    I laughed out loud several times. The characters were brought to life by the fantastic narration. Even the dead ones. I'll be doing several more A Lee Martinez books. Immediately.

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    Kim Writt 08-09-15
    Kim Writt 08-09-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Boris and Bela they ain't, and that's a good thing"
    What made the experience of listening to Gil's All Fright Diner the most enjoyable?

    A.Lee Martinez writes a very witty horror story, but Fred Berman brings it to life.
    The characters have personality because Mr. Berman gives a range of voices that is pretty amazing, yet his narrator's voice is great.


    What other book might you compare Gil's All Fright Diner to and why?

    Compare to Too Many Curses in the way that a very good story is made better by great but not over the top voicing of characters.


    Have you listened to any of Fred Berman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is my first book with Fred Berman as Narrator.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    It's pretty funny throughout.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoy A Lee Martinez writing, and appreciate the voicing of characters by Fred Berman.
    I have already purchased more of A Lee Martinez audio books and expect those to be just as entertaining.

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    Alia Rochester, MI, United States 07-24-15
    Alia Rochester, MI, United States 07-24-15 Member Since 2016
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    "The fantasy for people who hate fantasy"

    If I had to sum up this book in a sentence, it would be: "Two rednecks save the world in a Poe-dunk town where vampires, ghosts, werewolves, and black-magic welding cult leaders are so commonplace that they barely serve mentioning." Literally. You are going to love this book.

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    Bryan Indiana, United States 08-12-14
    Bryan Indiana, United States 08-12-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Monster Mash"
    Any additional comments?

    A fun and light-hearted take on some usually dark and menacing characters. This was an enjoyable listen. Here lately I've been enjoying stories that are a bit off-kilter and not too serious, so this one was a pleasant surprise. I took another chance on an author I've never read or listened to and it paid off.

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    Kelleefornia 08-11-14
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    "I liked it!"

    I didn't love it, but I liked it. It was very easy to listen to and the narrator was AWESOME!! It's quirky and fun and not completely predictable. I would recommend it. :-)

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    Matt Danville, CA, United States 12-15-13
    Matt Danville, CA, United States 12-15-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Pretty good!"
    What made the experience of listening to Gil's All Fright Diner the most enjoyable?

    The story was well written and the characters were all likable


    Any additional comments?

    The automatic detective , by the same author, is excellent

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