Monday, August 22, 2011

Odd Jobs by Ben Lieberman

Odd Jobs
by Ben Lieberman

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Published: 2010
Publisher: Sterling House Publisher, Inc.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Paperback: 294 pages
Rating: 5

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Ten years ago, Kevin Davenport's life was rocked after witnessing the murder of his father. It's tough enough growing up without a father, but now there's not enough money to support himself, his mother and college tuition.

But Kevin doesn't give up so easily.

He never gets the luxury of a "normal job" and is always on the hustle. And this time is no different.

He finds himself working in the corrupt Kosher World Meat Factory, a gritty business controlled by a crime syndicate and filled with a bizarre cast of characters who start turning up dead.

Things are never as they seem as Kevin begins to get a little too involved in the lives of hardened criminals. Soon enough, he finds himself in a battle for his life.

Zombie sighting:
I stumble like a zombie to my spot in the Hotdog Room.
- page 46, chapter 4


My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): hero
Definitely an unputdownable book!

Male bonding, some fight club-ish-nish, good guys vs bad guys.

I liked the character so much that I would love to read a series or at least a sequel with him!

Better yet, a movie version!

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5 comments:

  1. When I graduate from State and get a real job, I'm buying a Maserati GranCambrio.

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  2. Some low budget tombstones are actually outside the metal fence. I guess they got a discount.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    Carol T

    buddytho {at} gmail DOT com

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  3. Nothing good ever comes from a syndicate-run meat factory ;P

    "The bus hits a pothole and my neck goes right through my brain" - that's great lol

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  4. "Here's another tongue for you princess"

    heehee. I like the voice of this guy.

    sstogner1 at gmail dot com

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  5. "In front is a honkin' big sign in hemoglobin red and raw bone white reading Kosher World Meat Factory: The highest standards in this world and beyond." Creepy sign.

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