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Review – The Man Who Crossed Worlds May 1, 2012

Posted by thehypermonkey in 4 stars, Fantasy.
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The Man Who Crossed Worlds

by Chris Strange

All freelance Tunneler Miles Franco wants is a bit of freedom and a couple of bucks to rub together. So when the cops haul him downtown for illegally smuggling the natives of another dimension to Earth, he’ll take any chance he can get to stay out of the pen. And funnily enough, the cops have just the job for him.

A mysterious interdimensional drug-smuggler is staking his claim on Miles’ city, and a drug war is about to kick off that will make the city look like the set of a post-apocalyptic horror movie. As a Tunneler, Miles knows all about interdimensional transport, and the cops need his help cutting off the drug lord’s supply before it reaches Earth.

But it doesn’t take long playing police lapdog before Miles realizes this ain’t no ordinary drug he’s dealing with. Snooping around in gang business is a dangerous job in a city where everyone’s on the take and the gangsters play for keeps.

And there are a lot of ways a nosy Tunneler can disappear.

I received a free copy of this book for an honest review.

If you like The Dresden Files then you’ll like The Man Who Crossed Worlds. Chris Strange’s style of writing is similar to Jim Butcher’s without being a totally copy.

To say that I enjoyed this book would be an understatement. I couldn’t wait to click my Kindle button for the next “page”! It was heart-pounding action after heart-pounding action!

The plot was a constant surprise. I never knew which way Miles was heading. What was up was down. What was down was up. He defied the laws of gravity.

Tunneling was completely new to me and totally novel. It’s a fascinating concept that intrigued me. I thought it was a very interesting device to introduce into a book.

The book has a satisfying end with enough of an opening for another in a series. I look forward to reading more about Miles’ adventures.

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