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General Slocum's Gold By Nicholas Kaufmann,

  • Title: General Slocum's Gold
  • Author: Nicholas Kaufmann
  • ISBN: 9780973923148
  • Page: 354
  • Format: Softcover Chapbook
  • Sackett is no ordinary thief He was born with strange abilities, powers he uses to pull off dangerous and unusual heists Fresh out of Rikers and eager to get back in the game, he s got his eye on a fortune in gold rumoured to be buried on a deserted island in New York s East River It should be the easiest job he s ever pulled But North Brother Island isn t as desertedSackett is no ordinary thief He was born with strange abilities, powers he uses to pull off dangerous and unusual heists Fresh out of Rikers and eager to get back in the game, he s got his eye on a fortune in gold rumoured to be buried on a deserted island in New York s East River It should be the easiest job he s ever pulled But North Brother Island isn t as deserted as he thought Something is waiting beneath the waves Waiting for Sackett Waiting to protect their treasure.
    General Slocum s Gold Sackett is no ordinary thief He was born with strange abilities powers he uses to pull off dangerous and unusual heists Fresh out of Rikers and eager to get back in the game he s got his eye on a fo

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    1. This was the first of Nicholas Kaufmann s work that I ve had the pleasure of reading and I have to say what a splendid read it was From the beginning, when Sackett is tied to the chair, and all the way to the end, when he joins his ancestors in guarding the gold, this story kept me on the edge of my seat When it was given to me I was told that it was a zombie tale, and I have to say that the whole time I was waiting for these zombies to show up They are not your typical zombies however, but new [...]

    2. 4.5 stars Easily my favorite thing Nick has written I am a sucker for old world folklore horror NYC immigrant tales Add crime and now I just feel spoiled by the genre gods.

    3. You know, the one class I always hated was History I still don t really like it although a few topics catch my attention occasionally and I ll spend several hours learning about the Knights Templar or the architecture of the pyramids or some other such thing on the History Channel But World Wars No Turn of the century No Until now Kaufmann brings history to present day in a way that doesn t make me want to gouge my own eyes out but rather, makes me want to know That in itself was a feat he dese [...]

    4. I gulped this chapbook down in one sitting It s rare that a story sets my heart pounding, but Kaufmann s prose in this is so assured, its pace so headlong, that I couldn t put it down Highly entertaining

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