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Black Mountain (Isaiah Coleridge #2) Maori mobster turned gumshoe Isaiah Coleridge is back in Laird Barron s sequel to Blood Standard , a gritty, graphic crime thriller that not only introduced the world to a new lovable wise cracking detective but also debuted Barron s foray into the crime mystery genre Barron, known for his horror dark fantasy, follows his first crime thriller with Black Mountain.Just as the mob can t seem to quit Coleridge, the horror genre can t quite quit Barron Black Mountain doesn t fall easily into Stephen King territory, but it comes close There are certainly creepy, bump in the night, inexplicable aspects of the novel that would fit comfortably in any of the weird, fantastical horror stories for which Barron is best known.Coleridge is hired by a local capo to investigate the brutal murders of two mafia assassins, known to be quite skilled in the arts of assassination for hire Reluctantly, Coleridge takes the case He wants out of the mob, but he feels like the mob is keeping its dirty hooks into him for some future endeavor This case doesn t help.It doesn t help, either, that the m.o.s are reminiscent of the work of the Croatoan, a legendary mob killer wh This is the second book in the hard boiled crime series featuring Isaiah Coleridge As I noted in my review of the first book, Blood Simple , Coleridge is a mostly reformed mob enforcer who was working in Alaska until being exiled to upstate New York after a problem involving walruses pissed off the wrong man Isaiah is half Maori and has a fondness for classic literature and dogs I enjoyed the first book and I wasn t at all disappointed by the second Coleridge is now working as a PI, and the Albany mob wants him to investigate the murder of one and possibly two of its independent contractors His search leads him to an infamous, elderly hitman known as the Croatoan, a shady corporation and an heiress burlesque dancer It was interesting to see how hitmen, including Coleridge, are groomed through an informal mentoring Ex Mob Enforcer Isaiah Coledrige Has Hung Out A Shingle As A Private Eye In New York S Hudson Valley, And In His Newest Case, A Seemingly Simple Murder Investigation Leads Him To The Most Terrifying Enemy He Has Ever FacedWhen A Small Time Criminal Named Harold Lee Turns Up In The Ashokan Reservoir Sans A Heartbeat, Head, Or Hands The Local Mafia Capo Hires Isaiah Coleridge To Look Into The Matter The Mob Likes Crime, But Only The Crime It Controlsand As It Turns Out, Lee Is The Second Independent Contractor To Meet A Bad End On The Business Side Of A Serrated Knife One Such Death Can Be Overlooked Two Makes A Man Wonder.A Guy In Harold Lee S Business Would Make His Fair Share Of Enemies, And It Seems A Likely Case Of Pure Revenge But As Coledrige Turns Over Stones, He Finds Himself Dragged Into Something Deeper And Insidious Than He Could Have Imagined, In A Labyrinthine Case Spanning Decades At The Center Are An Heiress Moonlighting As A Cabaret Dancer, A Powerful Corporation With High Placed Connections, And A Serial Killer Who May Have Been Honing His Skills Since The Vietnam War Gratis ↠ Psiconutrición. 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The Best Crime Horror Hybrid I ve Read Possibly EverOver the last decade plus, Laird Barron cut his teeth writing the most visceral, mind bending, linguistically overachieving, philosophizing, universe quaking horror fiction seen in this millennia Tapped by Putnam and invited through the mainstream gate to the wider readership beyond, he crafted a crime novel featuring an unforgettable character mafia assassin turned anti hero detective Isaiah Coleridge in the fantastic novel BLOOD STANDARD.The follow up arrived recently, and it came to my door drenched in blood and stinking of the abyss BLACK MOUNTAIN is a tour de force that represents the great culmination of Barron s seasoned crime weaving, plot thickening chops and his black ironed, horror infused sledgehammer.THIS IS THE BOOK BARRON FANS HAVE WAITED FOR.If you dug Barron s horror show theatrics, you will squirm in giddy relish on your favorite reading chair to see descriptions likeCarved from the primordial rock, the statue glistened, black as creosote from eons of blood splatter It absorbed red fire glow and spat back the tectonic roar of a subterranean river, a demonic Mississippi or or Nile And if you re looking for crackling noir, you ll find lines likeReality crumpled and bloomed like a cigarette burn on a m My review of BLACK MOUNTAIN can be found at High Fever Books.Blood Standard, the book that introduced the half M ori mob enforcer Isaiah Coleridge, was one of my favorite books of 2018 Halfway through that one, I found myself lamenting over the wait for book two I wanted it immediately This, of course, means that I had ridiculously high hopes for Black Mountain hopes that Laird Barron not only met entirely, but brilliantly exceeded.Exiled from Alaska to upstate New York, Coleridge is making ends meet as a private investigator As Black Mountain opens, we find him working a cheating spouse case, the aggrieved party of which is an Aryan gang member out to put the hurt on Coleridge s client Right off the bat, Barron delivers a big fight scene that showcases Coleridge s talents for violence, which also has the added bonus of reading about an Aryan scumbag getting beat down in glorious detail Few things are as satisfying as reading about a white supremacist getting his ass handed to him, but there are, of course, complications to follow The Aryan is in league with the mob, and in order to sq This one really wowed me It s even darker, funnier, assured and real than Blood Standard the first installment in Barron s Isaiah Coleridge series, if you didn t know , which I really enjoyed Not only is this the best Laird Barron novel, it s among my favorite things he s writt another great Coleridge adventure On surer footing than the excellent first entry, we have time for our hulking hitman to explore the rotting resorts of the Catskills and the forbidding mountains of the title, as he When two mutilated bodies of local criminals are found, signs point to a hired killer called The Croatoan But the Croatoan has been dead for years, right That s what Isaiah Coleridge wants to find outLaird Barron jumped nearly to the top of my favorite authors list in 2017 When this popped up on Netgalley, I had to read it.Black Mountain continues the story of Isaiah Coleridge, part Maori former hitman trying to leave the killing behind As Coleridge plays sleuth, his violent nature stares him in the face again and again In this volume, Coleridge tries to find the perpetrator of two murders and winds up with much on his hands.Laird Barron s writing is as great as ever, part Chandler, part Thompson, part Ellroy, and even some Roger Zelazny in the mix, equally adept at poetic descriptions and stark violence I had no idea who the killer was for most of the book I was too busy trying to piece things together along with Isaiah and Lionel.For part of the book, I thought Isaiah w I received a free advance copy from NetGalley for review.A former Mafia hit man turned private detective hunts down a serial killer who also used to moonlight as a mob hit man Man, I really wanted to love this book Sadly, I didn t.Isaiah Coleridge was introduced to us in Blood Standard, and to say that his backstory is complex is an understatement He used to make his home in Alaska where he worked as a top notch killer for the Outfit, but after he had a bloody falling out with one of the bosses Isaiah was exiled to in upstate New York Determined to leave his old ways behind Isaiah has become a private detective, but he also doesn t mind jobs where his skills as an enforcer might come in handy He also has to maintain a delicate relationship with the local mobsters so when one of them comes to him with an ugly job Isaiah is in no position to refuse.Two of the local thugs have been murdered in gruesome ways, and the boss wants to know if they re connected and who might be behind it Isaiah reluctantly begins to check out it out and quickly learns t

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