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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Fury by G.M. Ford

Great change of pace for G.M. Ford

Don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of Ford and his Leo Waterman books but Fury was a great change of pace.

Ford's new hero is Frank Corso - he's hard to get a read on, he's a loner (with friends), he's difficult (but is smooth when he interviews), he's trustworthy and, most importantly, he loves to put his nose into other people's business, especially when he smells a good story.

G.M. Ford
Ford introduces a variety of characters to fill out Corso's world and I think it works very well. The pacing of the book is excellent and I oftentimes found myself having to force myself to put it down so I could go on with the rest of my day. This book is darker and more serious than the Waterman books, mostly because there isn't the comic relief supplied by the homeless crowd from the neighborhood bar, The Zoo.

For those fans of Leo Waterman, he makes a cameo appearance at the beginning.

I rate this book 5 stars out of 5.

Reviewed September 7, 2004

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