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Ork City, by Michael Peinkofer

4 out of 5 stars. Fantasy Noir – Raymond Chandler meets Orcs (German content).

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Amongst our weapons (Rivers of London, #9), by Ben Aaronovitch

3.5 out of 5. A solid part of the series, but lacking in inventiveness – and with a whiff of hastily writing at the end.

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Miss you when you’re gone [On Behalf of Death #7], by E.G. Stone

5 out of 5 stars. Yolanda is back, but there’s a grim awakening on her heels.

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Gateworlds Earth, Athanator Book 1, by Gillbert Troll

4 out of 5 stars. Monty Python meets Fantasy meets ends of the world.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

The Long Way Home [On Behalf of Death #6], by E.G. Stone

5 out of 5 stars. Be warned, there be dragons here! And also stern looks from mothers.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

Shadow Shinjuku, by Ryu Takeshi

5 out of 5 stars. A spiritual journey, mixed with Yakuza and philosophy. Art cinema for the soul.

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Top Tier (4 to 5 stars)

A Party of Certainties [On Behalf of Death #3], by E. G. Stone

4 out of 5 stars. Expect mischievous mobsters, tricky taxes and soulless snarksters.

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Knowledge Aforethought [On Behalf of Death #2], by E. G. Stone

4 out of 5 stars. Cal Thorpe is back – back in the mortal world, and also back in time.

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Good books (2.5 to 3.5)

The Innocence of Death (On Behalf of a Death #1), by E. G. Stone

3.5 out of 5 stars. A pleasant and light read with some funny ideas and really lovely characters.

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Good books (2.5 to 3.5)

Obsidian Son (Nate Temple #1)

3 out of 5 stars. A balanced book – not outstanding, but not bad either. I’ll keep following this series for now, see how it turns out.