An absolutely mind-blowing review of SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME!!!

Serial Distractions

ImageSudden Death Overtime by Steve Vernon (2012) : Available as an eBook from Amazon.com (Crossroads Press)

It doesn’t take long after an ominous black tour bus full of bloodsucking denizens of the damned arrives in a sleepy coastal village in Northern Labrador for people to start dying and the local church to go up in flames. Unfortunately, these vicious fiends are about to find out the only thing the old timers of Hope’s End do better than drink rum is play old school, rough-and-tumble, hockey.

What makes this story by Steve Vernon (Long Horn, Big Shaggy and Devil Tree) such a sheer joy is the characters. The venerable old farts of Hope’s End are curmudgeonly, hard-bitten, slightly drunk–and made of 100% heart. The protagonist, Sprague Deacon, does little more than drink with his friends and maintain the homemade hockey rink in his backyard for the local kids. When trouble comes…

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  1. Congratulations! Reviews are the life-blood (bit of a pun there) of books…

    Armand Rosamilia

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