Hell on Heels by John G. Hartness

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Hell on Heels John G. HartnessTitleHell on Heels
AuthorJohn G. Hartness
SeriesQuincy Harker 03
Publish Date:  July 29, 2015
Genre:  Urban Fantasy
Source: Purchased

Publisher’s DescriptionYou think your family has baggage? Quincy Harker has to not only deal with his uncle’s psychotic vampire ex-minion Augustus Renfield, but there’s a new Vampire Hunter in town, and her name is Van Helsing! It’s not a good day for a foul-mouthed magic-using demon hunter, and it gets worse when the original Renfield kidnaps the current Renfield to lure Harker and his Uncle Luke (you can call him Dracula if you prefer) into an ambush.

Nervous Nellie’s nervousness necessitates knowledge of the novel (in other words, SPOILERS!)


Nervous_Nellie_100Nervous Nellie says…

Augustus Renfield is the very first manservant to Dracula….uh…Uncle Luke.  He was promised by Uncle Luke that after a certain number of years of being his errand boy he’d be turned.  I’ll be darned if the bat crap crazy Dracula can recognize another farther gone individual because he flat out refused.  You know what happens when you tell a total psycho no?  He gets revenge – it might take him awhile and several tries – but he keeps coming.  He gathers minions, he sucks off old vamps to get more power and gets crazier by the minute.  Quincy says he can’t take him.  Whaaa?  Huh?  Well, hell man, what’s up with that?

badge3v4Dracula’s current Renfield is kidnapped and by golly, Dracula gets worried!  No way!  I’m telling you, he gets worried!  I’d never had believed it if I hadn’t read it with my own little eyes.  Well, faithful readers, Uncle Luke delivers a smack down like one has NEVER seen.

A couple of previously unknown facts are revealed, Abraham Van Helsing’s great grand daughter makes an appearance and Quincy is a lot less foul-mouthed in this episode than in the others, but by no means should he speak in church.

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About Nervous Nell Justice

I read, read and then read. I love my life as a reviewer because I get to meet some awesome people who love books too. It's a fantastic world to live in!My favorite genres: Urban Fantasy, Regency Romance, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal Thrillers, Paranormal Mysteries, Vampire Romance, Historical, Contemporary or Futuristic Mysteries and Thrillers, Steampunk Fantasy and Mysteries, Police Procedurals and Political Thrillers.

Posted on September 19, 2015, in 3-Okay, Horror, Male, Nervous Nellie, Review, Saturday Shorts, Standout Award and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

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