After slogging through The Host, I needed something lighter, more throwaway. Luckily in my reading pile I had book 8 of the Nightside series by Simon R. Green, The Unnatural Inquirer.
When I tell people about these books the only way I’ve found to describe it is that they are like a book version of a film noir movie set in a city of demons and angels and magic and monsters. It is pulp. There is no heavy introspection or examination of the human condition. John Taylor, the main character, fears no evil when he walks through the valley because he is the baddest mutha in the valley. So to speak.
Anyway, this addition to the series is more of the same, which if you like them is a good thing, and if you don’t like them it isn’t.