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Dead in Desemboque: Historias de Amor y Sangre!

by Eddy Arellano

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I expected more of this novel. It's an odd collection of divergent artists creating a melange of different styles and themes. I like the Mexican American fusion and the design is engaging. The stories, however, fell a bit flat for me. This is the first of what I presume is a series, so I'm willing to be patient with it. When I read pieces like this, though, I wonder if they've moved beyond me and I'm just not hip enough to get it. I guess that's part of aging.
  dmcolon | May 29, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0979663644, Paperback)

Inspired by kitschy Mexican "historietas" (pocket-sized comic books), Roberto presents an English-language version featuring his alter-ego, Eddy Arellano. When a dama named Juanita calls him down to Sonora, Eddy crosses the Rio Bravo and never looks back. Soon he's embroiled in a complex, comic drama featuring a memorable gallery of quirky characters.

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"Mia Montrose, archaeological linguist, has discovered that the Black Madonna is a code used by secret societies throughout time for the lost key to an ancient power source: the Sphere of Amenti. Kali, inter-dimensional Queen of the Anunnaki -now fully merged with the youngest Dragon Queen, Tamar Devere - has less than a year to rehabilitate her Fallen kindred who desire inter-galactic domination. Ashlee Granville-Devere, and the Dragon Queens must pool their talents to open the twelve Stations of the Signet Grid and unlock the Halls of Amenti lest the Fallen succeed in using time-travel technologies to destroy humanity. From the ancient past to the distant future, from Montsg ur to the way-stations of the universe, from the Underworld of the Kali Rift to the Otherworld of the Ranna Time Flow - the inter-time war must be won for the sake of the future."--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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