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February 25, 2015

Review – Frost (The Flotsam Series Book 2) by Peter M. Ball

Filed under: books of 2015,books read,reviewage — Tags: , — lexifab @ 9:53 am

This action-packed supernatural thriller improves on the previous volume in Peter M. Ball’s Flotsam series, Exile. Continuing its deep dive into the hard-boiled supernatural underbelly of Queensland’s Gold Coast, the action in Frost centers on grimy, compromised monster hunter Keith Murphy’s bargain with a demonic crime boss and a brewing gang war with a bikie gang.

The action sequences are suitably brutal and inventive, and the tense working relationship between Murphy and the various demon-possessed criminals he is nominally allied with lends real bite to the stakes. It’s very much a vicious, backstabbing workplace drama turned up to eleven by the presence of demons, firearms, murderous ghosts and literal stabbings in the back.

I’m looking forward to the next (final?) chapter of the series, in which I presume the much-anticipated Ragnarok on the Gold Coast will arrive at last.


  1. I’m going to see if I can find these. Cheers Bro.

    Comment by Ian — March 1, 2015 @ 8:17 pm

  2. Probably ebook-only, I would think. You’d like ’em though, I reckon. Here’s links to the publisher’s site:


    Comment by lexifab — March 1, 2015 @ 10:59 pm

  3. Kewl. Ta very muchly.

    Comment by Ian — March 2, 2015 @ 1:30 pm

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