Underlife

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Author: Robert Finn
Published: 2008
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,253 / 114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,736
Added to site: 2009.01.07
mnybks.net#: 23062
License: by-nc-nd

Being a thief makes it difficult to meet the right girl. And when you do, something always gets in the way. Like finding yourself trapped underground, caught in a shoot-out, chased by the police, and only a supernatural killer to protect you. And if you somehow survive all that, you've still got to persuade her to part with her phone number. Underlife is a fast, short, sweet, tense runaway train of a thriller.

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or anything -- it was just that these girls always smelled amazing.

Afterwards, if he was looking back on that day and trying to choose a particular moment, he'd have to say that right then, as he stepped forwards, was probably when things started to unravel. It was about the last thing to happen that day that really made any sort of sense. Everything after that point was like a really unpleasant episode from someone else's life spliced into his, not to mention that most of it took place in fast-forward. Even the bits that weren't a speeded-up nightmare were still like something out of a dream, though at least it was one of his own. 

The girl had made her difficult call. Clipper had stuck around, trying not to look conspicuous, but still watching her face, somehow captivated. Then she'd hung up, and so softly you'd hardly notice, she'd begun to cry. From then on, that whole day just rocketed past him, one insane event after another, all seemingly unstoppable.

The girl had begun to cr

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 3 reviews: ****
2010.10.20
onestoploser
****.

An excellent short read. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

2010.01.10
Gilmartin
****.

Novella-length, very sharply-written and well worth reading. There are no explanations given for the odd things which happen in this book, but it is still most enjoyable.

2009.02.08
Rob
****.

Good short story. Well written and definitely worth reading.


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