A snarky & supercilious professor, specializing in prison architecture, travels to Buenos Aires for a conference that’s really a front for a romantic liaison. When he locks himself out of his hotel, he finds the streets empty of people—but filled with thousands of dogs. Lucid, garish, austere, and hilarious. As if Herman Hesse had an obvious sense of humor.
Nicky Drayden’s Temper is a welcome breath of fresh air. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever read, set in a beautifully unique world with more surprises in the plot than I can count. If you like fantasy or mythology and are looking for a novel that varies from western European-inspired works, give Temper a go!
Every nine years a lonely soul wanders into the Slade House, never to be seen again. Why is this? Where exactly do they go? What happens to them? This novel is incredibly creepy, and I mean that in the best possible way.