Mookie Pearl, a bone breaker for the underworld, and his daughter, Nora (call her by her street name – Persephone). You
can bet she had the most interesting parent at Career Day.
Cerulean, the blue stuff… The Blue Blazes. What does it do? Imagine a
supernatural drug, literally straight from hell, so powerful, that it rips the bandage of perceived reality from your bloodshot eyes, leaving you with no doubt that hell
how do you rebel when your father is the
henchman for a drug cartel that consists of shape-shifting, tentacled snake-men
and half-goat hit-men?
don’t. You take over. And that’s just what Persephone tries to do.
it all of her plans go terribly wrong.
Wendig’s writing is fast-paced, honed to the quick, and cuts through the B.S. with an
obsidian blade. His characters are fast talking, tough when they need to be,
but likeable and well developed, leaving you wanting to know more. The Blue
Blazes echoes with Blackwood’s supernatural sense, and a Dante-esque vision
of Hell filled with ghosts, goblins and snake face, slithery demons that harken
back to Lovecraft.