Nightwise

  • by R. S. Belcher
  • Narrated by Bronson Pinchot
  • 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

R.S. Belcher, the acclaimed author of The Six-Gun Tarot and The Shotgun Arcana, launches a gritty new urban fantasy series set in today's seedy occult underworld in Nightwise.
In the more shadowy corners of the world, frequented by angels and demons and everything in between, Laytham Ballard is a legend. It's said he raised the dead at the age of 10, stole the Philosopher's Stone in Vegas back in 1999, and survived the bloodsucking kiss of the Mosquito Queen. Wise in the hidden ways of the night, he's also a cynical bastard who stopped thinking of himself as the good guy a long time ago.
Now a promise to a dying friend has Ballard on the trail of an escaped Serbian war criminal with friends in both high and low places - and a sinister history of blood sacrifices. Ballard is hell-bent on making Dusan Slorzack pay for his numerous atrocities, but Slorzack seems to have literally dropped off the face of the Earth, beyond the reach of his enemies, the Illuminati, and maybe even the devil himself. To find Slorzack, Ballard must follow a winding, treacherous path that stretches from Wall Street and Washington, DC, to backwoods hollows and truck stops while risking what's left of his very soul....

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Be in no doubt he is not a "Good guy"

Any additional comments?

The story is about a bad man and an adventure he goes on for an old friend.

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- Max

Along depressing lack of story

Would you try another book written by R. S. Belcher or narrated by Bronson Pinchot?

no


Has Nightwise put you off other books in this genre?

no


Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Bronson Pinchot?

The narrator did a good job it was the product that failed.


You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

No, It started as a depressing "story" and meandered endlessly.


Any additional comments?

The main character was a badly written drug addict, and the other people were one dimensional with no real purpose to the plot (or lack of it). It ends with a nod to a series but I only struggled to the end to see if there was a conclusion.
I got this because of the good reviews and the fact that it was likened to Harry Dresden....... In my opinion it is not! It lacks the humor, sadness and people that one can care about in a H.D. tale. It was one long dirge of misery that I found I kept tuning out of.
I'm sending it back.

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- victoria

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-08-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios