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Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge

Author: Larry Correia ; John Ringo

ISBN: 9781476781495 | Publisher: Baen

Release Date: 2016-08-02 00:00:00

Availability: In stock


Product Description

When Marine Private Oliver Chadwick Gardenier is killed in the Marine barrack bombing in Beirut, somebody who might be Saint Peter gives him a choice: Go to Heaven, which while nice might be a little boring, or return to Earth. The Boss has a mission for him and he's to look for a sign. He's a Marine: He'll choose the mission.
Unfortunately, the sign he's to look for is "57."Which, given the food services contract in Bethesda Hospital, creates some difficulty. Eventually, it appears that God's will is for Chad to join a group called "Monster Hunters International"and protect people from things that go bump in the night. From there, things trend downhill.
Monster Hunter Memoirs is the (mostly) true story of the life and times of one of MHI's most effective and flamboyant hunters. Pro-tips for up and coming hunters range from how to dress appropriately for jogging (low-profile body armor and multiple weapons) to how to develop contacts among the Japanese yakuza, to why it's not a good idea to make billy goat jokes to trolls.
"Grunge" harkens back to the Golden Days of Monster Hunting when Reagan was in office, Ray and Susan Shackleford were top hunters and Seattle sushi was authentic.

About Black Tide Rising series entry"Under a Graveyard Sky"by John Ringo:
. . .the thinking reader s zombie novel. . . Ringo fleshes out his theme with convincing details the proceedings become oddly plausible. "Publishers Weekly"
If you think the zombie apocalypse will never happen, if you ve never been afraid of zombies, you may change your mind after reading"Under a Graveyard Sky." . .Events build slowly in the book at the outset, but you can t stop reading because it s like watching a train wreck in slow motion: inexorable and horrible. And the zombie apocalypse in these pages is so fascinating that you can t stop flipping pages to see what happens next. "Bookhound"
About John Ringo:
[Ringo s work is] peopled with three-dimensional characters and spiced with personal drama as well as tactical finesse. "Library Journal"
. . . Explosive. . . . fans. . .will appreciate Ringo s lively narrative and flavorful characters. "Publishers Weekly"
. . . practically impossible not to read in one sitting . . . exceedingly impressive . . . executed with skill, verve, and wit. "Booklist"
Crackerjack storytelling. "Starlog"
About Larry Correia and the Monster Hunter International series:
[E]verything I like in fantasy: intense action scenes, evil in horrifying array, good struggling against the darkness, and most of all people gorgeously flawed human beings faced with horrible moral choices that force them to question and change and grow. Jim Butcher
[A] no-holds-barred all-out page turner that is part science fiction, part horror, and an absolute blast to read. ""
If you love monsters and action, you ll love this book. If you love guns, you ll love this book. If you love fantasy, and especially horror fantasy, you ll love this book. ""
A gun person who likes science fiction or, heck, anyone who likes science fiction will enjoy [these books]. . . The plotting is excellent, and Correia makes you care about the characters I read both books without putting them down except for work . . . so whaddaya waitin for? Go and buy some . . . for yourself and for stocking stuffers. Massad Ayoob
This lighthearted, testosterone-soaked sequel to 2009's"Monster Hunter International"will delight fans of action horror with elaborate weaponry, hand-to-hand combat, disgusting monsters, and an endless stream of blood and body parts. "Publishers Weekly"on"Monster Hunter Vendetta""

Additional Information

ISBN 9781476781495
Author Larry Correia ; John Ringo
UPC 1476781494
Binding / Format Hardcover
Publisher Baen
Language English
Release Date Aug 2, 2016
Aditional Formats No
Additional Book Covers No

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