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Broken Monsters In the city that’s become a symbol for the death of the American dream a nightmare killer is unravelling reality The new thriller from Lauren Beukes author of The Shining GirlsDetective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide She’s seen stupidity corruption and just plain badness But she’s never seen anything like thisClayton Broom is a failed artist and a broken man Life destroyed his plans so he’s found new dreams – of flesh and bone made disturbingly beautifully realDetroit is the decaying corpse of the American Dream Motor city Murder city And home to a killer opening doors into the dark heart of humanityA killer who wants to make you whole again



10 thoughts on “Broken Monsters

  1. says:

    Everyone lives three versions of themselves a public life a private life and a secret lifeanother stunner from beukes another book that sucked me in immediately giving me multiple storylines full of interesting characters that i believed in even if i didn't like them all another series of uniue murders whose horrific imagery will stay with me for a long time another commentary on crime and modern li


  2. says:

    “It's not the world that's the stage it's social media where you're trying to put on a show The rest of your life is rehearsals prepping in the wings to be fabulous online” Well hmm I'm not sure what to sayOn the one hand Beukes once again reminds me what a great writer she is and also reminds me why I insist on checking out all her latest releases I'm sure I'll continue to do so This book is pack


  3. says:

    ”Shakespeare would have it wrong these days It’s not the world that’s the stage – it’s social media where you’re trying to put on a show The rest of your life is rehearsals prepping in the wings for the fabulous online”It all begins with a body a corpse but not just any corpse part boy part deer The upper part of the boy is attached to the back half of the deer Artistic insanity or a sadistic k


  4. says:

    Yup Five starsActually by the half way mark I was simply enjoying the novel for how much depth and detail all the characters got The mystery and the murder and the mayhem hadn't even really begun yet I just got to revel in the characterizations I didn't mind that there were a handful of them from the cop her daughter the killer the blogger to the heroic ex addict ex murderer ex slumlordTrue at some points I want


  5. says:

    The Hook I needed an audio book I read and enjoyed The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes and thought why not try anotherThe Line Leila’s got herself into a sewage plant’s worth of the brown stuff“If you’re wondering why this line appeals to me my husband worked in a Waste Water Treatment Plant for many years The Sinker What the hey was that? After listening for approximately an hour my first thought was “naw


  6. says:

    Lauren Beukes is an interesting author I didn't care for her book The Shining Girls at all I felt bad though because several of my friends loved it I think her books are going to fall that way you either love them or hate themShe redeemed herself for me in this one This woman can flipping write I thought my husband was going to super glue my lips closed because I kept wanting to uote him passages from it I also wanted t


  7. says:

    This review can also be found at Carole's Random LifeI received an advance reader edition of this book from Mulholland Books via Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review25 StarsI really think that this is one of those books that will either click in the readers mindor not I wanted to love this book I saw so many good reviews for this book many that said that this book was scary before I sat down to read this


  8. says:

    NetGalley sent me an 'invitation' to read this book from an author I'd never heard of The blurb didn't necessarily make the book sound like it was my kind of thing but I decided to give it a try I LOVED ITIf you're someone who's missed Kathe Koja's early writing Strange Angels Skin Bad Brains etc you HAVE GOT to get yourself a copy of 'Broken Monsters' ASAP It's not that similar in actual writing style but the content and theme


  9. says:

    If I'm ever asked Name an otherwise sane novel that went completely bug fuck nuts for you in the end I can now answer Broken Monsters by Lauren BeukesI do not want to write a bad review of this book I can put it off for a while because for 374 pages this is a terrific police procedural and thriller with well drawn characters solid dialogue and strong atmosphere Published in 2014 on the heels of The Shining Girls Beukes cuts glass w


  10. says:

    This was pretty lame all aroundLame mystery you know the perpetrator from the get go and there is hardly any suspense No police work either The whole thing culminates in some dream seuence Lame narrators a teen girl with some usual teen drama ripped from the pages of US papers; a noble black homeless man; a pathetic wannabe writerblogger; a female detective with very poor investigating skillsFinally a setting Detroit portrayed in a lam


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