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Moonchasers and Other stories Book Review Summary

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Forge, Dec 2000, 14.95, 384 pp.
ISBN: 0312877188

    is one of the main reasons I am an insomniac. Several years ago, he and a couple of fellow thugs persuaded me to try an anthology. My meat and potatoes are novels, but I soon found a gourmet's delight in short stories so that I spend several nights reading a tale or two from a collection.

    Mr. Gorman's latest anthology exclusively includes only tales written by him. That alone guarantees that each story is top gun material. MOONCHASERS AND OTHER STORIES contains the title novella along with sixteen superior short stories, and an afterward by Koontz. Each story is well written and makes for exciting mystery reading. Especially superb are “Moonchaser” with its teenagers and bank robber friendship theme and “Turn Away”, which the audience will never turn away from finishing, but the other tales are also fun. The guru of short story mysteries has done it to me again by leaving me sleepless in crime fiction with another winning collection.

Harriet Klausner
The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner








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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage    -   preventing/finding assassin    -   stopping a saboteur/spy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   evil subgroup in own govt

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Southeast City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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