BOOK FREE Introducing Garrett PI Garrett Files #1 3 by Glen Cook – sinsenos3.us
Elves can never be boiled too hard sidenote I am amazed at How Long This Series long this series been around as it was never n my radar in any meaningful way Satisfying adventures told in an amusing voice All three A History of Prophecy in Israel, Revised and Enlarged of these novels were enjoyable They are the typef uick and entertaining reads Garrett is a great "character and the writing is witty I will try to pick up the next collection f Garrett PI stories "and the writing is witty I will try to pick up the next collection f Garrett PI stories this summer to continue the series 3 complete novels Sweet Silver Blues in which Garrett searches for an heir in war country Bitter Gold Hearts he gets involved with the Hill people and a family suffering the deaths One, Two, Three Me of children and Cold Copper Tears where he is hired by an actress to protect her from an undisclosed danger Recurring characters are the Dead Mann his butler housekeeper cook Morley Dotes Tennie I picked this up because I like detective mysteries and the ideaf a fantasy twist to that sounded intriguing I was disappointed because while the story is about a detective and there was a mystery it was barely fleshed ut and there was very little intrigue r plot twists that are in a classic whodunitThe main character has possibilities and possibly later stories there are three in the Sex and Lust in Tijuana: True Sex Stories of the Tjamigos omnibus are better but I have so manyther books I want to read that I may not come back to this I was first introduced to Glen Cook through The Black Company which seems to be what he s best known for I stumbled across this while attempting to locate The Shadows Linger and picked up being I enjoy noir and fantasy and sometimes they mix well I also like Cook s fast paced and minimalist writing style In contrast to the crapsack world f The Black Company the world f Garret PI is full Tea for Ruby of life if also fullf turmoil Garret comes ff as the noir PI is expected to no nonsense alcoholic world weary and brimming
With Snark The City snark The city TunFaire is a vibrant melting pot f cultures crimes racism and general debauchery that Garret navigates when reuired much to his continual annoyance These are detective stories and stick to many f the conventions f such As expected the narrator Garret puts his wn sardonic slant f events and nothing is ever as it seems The three books contained in this collection do for the most part do a decent job f keeping the twists and developments interesting and. The first three books in a classic urban fantasy series Garrett is a private investigator with a diverse clientele from damsels in distress to elves trolls and sorcerers Together
Read Introducing Garrett PI Garrett Files #1 3Onvinced me I d track down Garrett books after this ne Missing holy relics and a murderous cult I finished this ne a few minutes ago
AND IT ENGAGED ME RIGHT OFFit engaged me right ff bat 5 ut f 5How do the Garrett Files stack up against the Dresden Files I ll just say I like the Garrett books better thus far for the following two reasons1 Things actually get resolved One thing that bugs me about the Dresden Files is that it seems like while stuff ccurs nothing actually happens Not so with Garrett2 Not as formulaic as the Dresden Files I haven t read enough f the Garrett files to determine How Formulaic They Get Down The Line But I Ve formulaic they get down the line but I ve to the point where I grit my teeth every time Harry Dresden goes a few nights without sleep to stop the lastest menace Garrett Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things on thether hand appreciates a good four A Stepdaughter In Heat or five hours in the sack 40 to 45 stars Thismnibus includes the first three books in the Garrett Files series Sweet Silver BluesBitter Gold HeartsandCold Copper Tears Garrett is a hard boiled Private Investigator living in a world in which humans live and work alongside a LARGE variety f different fantasy races called breeds Garrett is a great character He is a smart sarcastic ex marine and his uips and comments had me laughing ut loud Rufus on thanne ccassion The perfect character and voice to carry the plot forward As for the plots the first ne involves Garrett hired by a gnome business man to find a mysterious woman who was named the sole beneficiary You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! Series of his son s will The second involves Garrett recruited to find the kidnapped childrenf the powerful Stormwarden and the third deals with Garrett searching for religious relics while trying to avoid becoming a sacrifice for an end f the world cult Garrett is helped r hindered along the way by a variety Women and Social Work: Towards a Woman-Centered Practice of great supporting characters including a legendary dark elf bodyguardassassin a pairf HUGE beer drinking Grolls described as a cross between a human a troll and The Beast That Talks that is never named in polite company an advice giving Loghyr described as a living corpse who was killed 400 years ago and possesses a genius intellect and psychic powers and assorted ther vampires unicorns centaurs gnomes witches giants shape shifters and All f these are terrific stories the first The Cowboys one being my favorite and I recommend them all. TuneIn Bitter Gold Hearts Garrett is hired by a powerful sorcerer to find her kidnapped sonIn Cold Copper Tears Garrett takes a case for a woman so gorgeous it cannly spell troub. Surprising in a retrospectively inevitable way It does sometimes slip into the all too common detective story trap Sins of Treachery of not providing the reader with allf the information until the end so that they can t figure ut what s going n before Garret but pleasingly infreuently They re not heavy reading by any means but they re funny and good fun They re each a uick read I tend to sit down and spend entire days reading so when I
*say i read *I read book in a little My Grandfather's Prison: A Story of Death and Deceit in 1940s Kansas City over a day I m not sure how that translates to your reading schedule A great palette cleanser if you ve just comeff something heavy and emotionally r intellectually draining At first I thought These are pretty good stories The weird characters don t add much what s the point I couldn t really picture Dead Man r the trolls grolls elfen breeds but as I got deeper into the realm it all started to come together By the time I finished Book 3 I had formed mental images Whos Next? Guess Who! of all the non humans the world in which they live TunFaire and I don t think the next book I read will be uite the sameI highly recommend this to most any reader The characters Garrett hisff n love interest from Book 2 Tinnie the
Dead Man Garrett s friends are all good the setting nce you get into it isMan Garrett s friends are all good the setting Papi's Gift once you get into it is These stories were publishedver 20 years ago well before similar stories became the rage Garrett is not a kid and the stories have a grown up feel but if you like any f the current YA stuff r you like anything with human ish monsters super natural stuff wizards fighting I think you ll like GarrettOhdid I mention there are vampires too Three enjoyable stories all under ne cover You can t go wrong with this line up if you enjoy fantasy r noir mystery I was looking for some literary methadone to hold me グライネリエ 1 [Grainerie 1] over until my next Dresden Files heroin fix and decided to give Garrett a trySweet Silver Blues waskay It was a missing person story that ended up getting complicated I found it choppy in places and felt like I turned ver two pages at nce a few times It really picked up at the end 3 ut f 5Bitter Gold Hearts was better A kidnapping and ransom that turned The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within out to be much The writing was better and the story was engaging than the first book It held my interest and kept me up late 4ut The Coming Revolution in Youth Ministry of 5Cold Copper Tears the final story in this volume Or the first time are the first three books in the long running groundbreaking seriesIn Sweet Silver Blues Garrett fights vampires and centaurs as he tracks down a woman with a for.