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Meet Monster. Meet Judy. Two humans who don't like each other much, but together must fight dragons, fire-breathing felines, trolls, Inuit walrus dogs, and a crazy cat lady - for the future of the universe.

Monster runs a pest control agency. He's overworked and has domestic troubles - like having the girlfriend from hell.

Judy works the night shift at the local Food Plus Mart. Not the most glamorous life, but Judy is happy. No one bothers her and if she has to spell things out for the night-manager every now and again, so be it.

But when Judy finds a Yeti in the freezer aisle eating all theRocky Road, her life collides with Monster's in a rather alarming fashion. Because Monster doesn't catch raccoons; he catches the things that go bump in the night. Things like ogres, trolls, and dragons.

Oh, and his girlfriend from Hell? She actually is from Hell.
Publisher: New York : Orbit, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316041263
Branch Call Number: F Mart
Characteristics: 295 p. ; 22 cm.


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Sep 16, 2017

Fun urban fantasy with two blue collar workers in "pest control".
Not exactly happily ever after, but good enough.

lasertravis May 21, 2013

I liked the style this book was written in and will be checking out some other titles by the author. Mostly interesting and full of quite a bit of humor. I guess you might call this fantasy...dark fantasy...comedic fantasy...did get a little wishy washy toward the end, but was a very fast enjoyable read.

Aug 25, 2012

Monster starts off pretty good. but it kind of goes downhill as the story goes on.

It's almost as if he had a different story to tell s he started, but then let it follow a different turn and just wasn't able to get it back on track again.

Monster was the first A Lee Martinez book I had ever read. It had my interest enough to look into other books of his and I'm glad I did.

Most of his other books are MUCH better than Monster. Given that, This book is a good gateway to his other stuff.


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