1 Star - I hated it 2 Stars - I didn't like it 3 Stars - It was OK 4 Stars - I liked it 5 Stars - I loved it. The people of this place trudge the sidewalks back and forth, to home, to work, to stores, etc., just as they do in any city. He crosses the line between between good taste and just plain nasty splatter horror and sex. In this sequel to City Infernal, Cassie has been confined to a mental institution, suspected of killing her father and burning down their house. Horror Fiction. Lee is married to Kentucky native Dianne Lee. Yes fun witty writing. EDWARD LEE SERIES: Header . The book's rules about why people end up in Hell, the tortures reserved for the souls who live there, the dedication shared by Satan and his minions to doing things for the sole purpose of offending God -- other than the minor innovation of reimagining Hell as a modern city, virtually everything described in this novel could have been plucked directly from any number of sermons delivered in any number of Bible belt towns all across America. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. In this latest installment of horror-master Edward Lee’s critically acclaimed INFERNAL series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of … There’s only one difference. They’re angels themselves now—infernal angels. Plus Eva Braun in Gargoyle orgy a go-go!" A TOUR OF HELL In this latest installment of horror-master Edward Lee’s critically acclaimed INFERNAL series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of … City Infernal is a strong contender for "Worst Novel I've Ever Read." Plus Eva Braun in Gargoyle orgy a go-go!" Yes there is torture involved but I have read that before, one of my favorite parts is how they bust open sewage lines and walk around in a combination of excrement and corps sludge just to keep there feet from burning off on the super hot streets. As a matter of fact, while reading City Infernal I found myself thinking more than once that it is exactly the sort of book that might be recommended by the "cool, edgy" youth pastor at a fundamentalist church. So I gather there are others books in this series city Infernal #2 Infernal Angel coming up next. Seriously, the characters ALWAYS just happened to have the perfect item or spell for every misadventure, coming off as a little too Adam West Batman utility belt. The story is interesting fare, with the story of Cassie, a Goth searching for the damned soul of her sister within hell. You won't find his usual style in this novel, but rather something refreshing and extremely well written. Unfortunately, with this author's rep, I was expecting a horror story. There's something visceral about Lee's descriptions that curbed my appetite. Loved every single page. Genre-wise, this fits a bit more into urban fantasy than horror despite a number of horrific happenings. Not because it's shocking. If there was a pay=off at the end I would be giving this four stars, but now only three...maybe three and a half. That's what Hell is now, an endless metropolis spiring with black skyscrapers, raging in eternal horror. This book was VERY interesting. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. A tour of Hell. Very imaginative. by Leisure Books. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. There's a problem loading this menu right now. When he got back home, he worked as a police officer for three months, quit to go back to college and quit that to become a writer. City Infernal is a strong contender for "Worst Novel I've Ever Read." CITY INFERNAL . Anyone looking for something totally different in Horror should consider reading something from Edward Lee. I bought "City Infernal" used through one of Amazon's shops after the ad in the back of another horror novel caught my eye. The author illustrates every variety and type of gross being that inhabits the city of the damned as he tells an "Alice in Wonderland" type tale of a sister seeking forgiveness of her twin who has been sent to Hell. [s]. In the house, nuns are drained of blood by things far worse than vampires and a virginal student is seduced by the perverse and haunted by things more terrifying than ghosts. Part three of Edward Lee’s notorious, internationally published City Infernal Saga is here. A TOUR OF HELL. Start by marking “City Infernal (City Infernal, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Stranger By Night: The Hot Blood Series (1995) "Dead Girls in Love" by Edward Lee & Gary Bowen; Darkside: Horror for the Next Millennium (1996) "The Stick Woman" by Edward Lee; Fear the Fever: The Hot Blood Series (1996) "Love Letters from the Rain Forest" by Jack Ketchum & Edward Lee; White House Horrors (1996) "Night of the Vegetables" by Edward Lee; The UFO Files (1997) "Secret Service" by … A city...in Hell. A fun romp through a Hell you've never imagined. I can't wait to read the sequel. His characters are always life-like and believable. The beginning was a bit strange but after Lissa offed herself, the story really picked up and I got attached to the characters. I like several of his other books but the City Infernal series is fucking brilliant — gross, twisted, hilarious and even, sometimes, touching. Limited Edition Hardcover, Cemetery Dance Publications, August 2001. Enjoyable, if a bit to heavy on expository world-building and light on actual story. The only reason I read this book is because I ran into a friend at the library and she practically shoved it into my hands. Free shipping for many products! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. The idea of Hell as a city terrifies me, but it's a bit easier to digest. For those not privy to Lee's depiction of the afterlife are in for a shock. But the plot is secondary to the machinations of Hell's politic. In this second installment of horror-master Edward Lee’s critically acclaimed INFERNAL series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of the Mephistopolis—Lucifer’s eternal city of the damned. It was a decadent, self indulgent experience akin to binge-watch that reality show about those guys getting killed by their pets, while eating deep fried crap and drinking beer for a full weekend. Fiction (maybe teen fiction?) This is undoubtably a twisted tale worthy of anyone wanting something to read with bite & suprisingly heart. Surprisingly addicting this was a fast read but a good story, full of imaginative plot twists a good different story on visitation into hell,could tell the author was having fun with all the similitude of hell and our world "Dead Porn Stars lab dances!" Edward Lee pitches camp firmly in the elder teen market. Yes there is torture involved but I have read that before, one of my favorite parts is how they bust open sewage lines and walk around in a combination of excrement and corps sludge just to keep t. Before reading this I saw a lot of reviews saying it is worth reading just for edward lees depiction of hell. Forget the old-fashioned sulphurous pit you may have read about. However, Mr. Lee does have a nice plot going for him; Goth twin is guilty about "causing" her other twin's suicide and discovers a way to go to hell to ask for forgiveness. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2013. I don't like posting spoilers, but this was the first novel by this author I ever read, and I've been a fan since. Check out this great listen on Audible.com. Otherwise, a decent intro to a series that I hope starts to intertwine a bit more plot in upcoming entries. The landscape was familar playing on earlier themes transporting the reader into his world effortlessly. LAKEHOUSE INFERNAL by Christine Morgan “Lakehouse Infernal is the coolest, ball-bustingest, most outrageous, and most ENTERTAINING horror novel you’re likely to find in a long time. If you want to read about a fun romp through Hell and back again, with a lot of gruesome imagery and tongue-in-cheek humor, then this book is for you! Creepy and funny at the same time. With their aid, she manages not only the impossible (surviving) but she comes to realize an astounding power within her. My fantasy is to live to see Guillermo Del Toro do a faithful adaptation. Only $36 for four novels taking you on a no-holds-barred tour of Hell. Edward Lee's Infernal series is simply awsome. Mass-market paperback, Leisure Books, April 2003. At all. Being an edward lee fan I expected it to be good but what suprised me is that his visions are more about the miserable living conditions than the pain and torture that is usually written about. Not because it's shocking. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. While not what I would consider a true horror novel, this book is almost whimisicaly macabre in its vivid descriptions of Hell, the city of Mephistopolis to be exact. The stories are page-turners and his characters engrossing, but it's his depiction of Hell that keeps me coming back for more; it's fresh, vital and alarming at times. Get all four of Edward Lee's classic Infernal City Series in one awesomely affordable package. Not for the faint of heart, Lee is unrelenting and brutal. Before reading this I saw a lot of reviews saying it is worth reading just for edward lees depiction of hell. Please try your request again later. Enjoyed them all. The old priory is a house built for the Church, but designed by Satan. I dont want to give anything away but there is a lot of creative ideas here that give the book some originality rather than just trying to be more extreme in the graphic description than any of the other books about hell. But overall, a very good book and very interesting! (haha that's funny same with) "Hell-Tramp 666 Starring Catherine the Great! I recently started reading Edward Lee and found out, through searching old posts on this sub, that his "White Trash Gothic" series is like his own dark tower with connections to his other books. I had low expectations, but I must say I was very pleasantly surprised. Edward Lee has had more than 40 books published in the horror and suspense field, including CITY INFERNAL, THE GOLEM, and BLACK TRAIN. Of all the Dante's Infernal rip-offs I've read...and that's quite a few books...This may be the strangest. No one has posted about Edward Lee in a while. To see what your friends thought of this book. This hardcover is the Cemetery Dance edition, one of 1000 and signed by Edward Lee. And in City Infernal, his vision of what hell is like...man, this just blew my mind! 16; Published: 2003; Mangled Meat Edward Lee There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2014. Lee is the King of Hardcore Horror and House Infernal is one of his best to date. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Recommended to Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* by: Edward Lee again goes full frontal on the gore assault front. But the plot is secondary to the machinations of Hell's politics and the gross-out descriptions of its citizens. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Kept me guessing. about a teen girl who moves to a new house in the country and discovers a portal to hell. If there is anything the slightest bit unexpected about City Infernal, it's the book's near-total adherence to Christian orthodoxy. Fans of Bighead, Slither, and the Infernal series cant miss this one. Search by title or author Cassie is an Etheress - a living person who has the power to travel to hell and has superpowers there. One of Lee’s creative ambitions is to one day write an effective M.R. Another great book in the infernal series, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 7, 2014, I discovered Edward Lee by chance and what a delight he is, his descriptive writing technique leaves you wanting to learn more about this he'll he has created, I would recommend you read this if you like you horror with a good splash of sex, Gore and pure fantasy.... get on the train to hell with Mr Lee you won't be disappointed, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 20, 2018, I'm very critical of books, especially horror but I cannot fault this book at all, it's disgusting, it's scary it's a brain trip,and it all comes together at the end in a magnificent way, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 9, 2014, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2014. Edward Lee always delivers energetic reads, but my favorites by far are his "Infernal" series. I actually enjoyed it but was a bit annoyed to find out it is a first of a series. Paperback – Illustrated, January 21, 2013, Necro Publications; Illustrated edition (January 21, 2013). What I got felt like an R-rated, overly long Scooby Doo episode. The stories are page-turners and his characters engrossing, but it's his depiction of Hell that keeps me coming back for more; it's fresh, vital and alarming at times. In this latest installment of horror-master Edward Lee’s critically acclaimed Infernal series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and fallen angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut-splattered streets of the Mephistopolis - Lucifer’s eternal city of the damned. We’d love your help. Winter-Damon, co-author of Duet for the Devil “Lee pulls no punches.” —Fangoria NEW IN … I don't recommend reading this while eating, at least not at first, as it gets pretty gross - at least it did for me. Join them in the guts of the City Infernal…WELCOME BACK…TO HELL, Lucifer's Lottery (The Infernal Series) (Volume 4). Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 2.0 stars. I'm embarrassed by how much I enjoyed this dumb book. Every now and then realizing how bad this is, while trying to ignore the shame of how much I'm liking it, and the guilt at knowing I would continue with it. The plot was OK as were some of the one-dimensional characters, but the description of hell was worth the price of the book. Another good story on hell mythology and young adult angst. The notion of hell as a place is clever and the images suitably debauched. The author gets a bit preachy with the Christian thing but if you overlook that, its a pretty good story; but if you are a Christian you may get a little extra thrill from it. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Refresh and try again. I would recommend this book to Lee and horror fans alike. His descriptions of the architecture, the denizens (both demons and damned souls), the fashions, the guilds, the bureaucracy and so forth, are a gruesome delight. It turned out to be complete trash. Lee is one of the best out there a true artist of shock & more importantly a thinking person's writer of horror (for my non reading friends I wish Lee would make movies because his vision & wit is so much better than a lot of the stuff out there). Découvrez cette écoute proposée par Audible.ca. 1852, Pages Torn From A Travel Journal, Going Monstering, and Haunter of the Threshold. Read online. However, after a while even those began to come across more like slapstick horror rather than truly frightening. City Infernal started off great. In this second installment of horror-master Edward Lee's critically acclaimed INFERNAL series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of the Mephistopolis-Lucifer's eternal city of the damned. Lee introduces us to lots of new characters, but he also brings some back from his earlier works. Lee's style … Good read. Please make sure to choose a rating. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Trade paperback & eBook, Necro Publications, January 2013. four st. While not what I would consider a true horror novel, this book is almost whimisicaly macabre in its vivid descriptions of Hell, the city of Mephistopolis to be exact. This book really came together and I enjoyed the ending very much. They have the ability to enter this city of the damned, but with powers greater than even a Fallen Angel. I really enjoyed the complex story. In THIS city, the people are all dead.Now, two normal living humans, humans just like you, have discovered the most time-held occult secret. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Unable to add item to List. Several of his properties have been optioned for film, while Header was released on DVD in 2009; also, he has been published in Germany, England, Romania, Greece, and Austria. If you can leave your conscience and sense of good taste at the door, then there is a great deal of fun to be had with White Trash Gothic III His imagination of he'll is incredible such detail and imagery it's crazy.. the ending left me kind of breathless to say the least. It's not shocking. Reviewed in the United States on July 24, 2020. When Cassie's twin sister, Lissa, commits suicide, Cassie discovers she can travel to … Yes fun witty writing. The follow up to City Infernal was right on point, if you read the first installment Infernal Angel is a must. I'm trying to read most of the connecting books before starting the series. The landscape was familar playing on earlier themes transporting the rea, What can I say? So, so arbitrary and dumb. Picked this up at a flea market for a buck and was delighted to find it was as good as his other work. ... Infernal Angel Edward Lee Horror / Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers. The author illustrates every variety and type of gross being that inhabits the city of the damned as he tells an "Alice in Wonderland" type tale of a sister seeking forgiveness of her twin who has been sent to Hell. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Infernal Ser. And probably not a good idea to read it when you have to sleep alone, like I did. I enjoyed the same idea in the novelization of the film "Constantine" and was looking for more. (haha that's funny same with) "Hell-Tramp 666 Starring Catherine the Great! – Edward Lee author of CITY INFERNAL. Screams rip down streets and through alleys, carried by malodorous winds. I've read all the Infernal books. four stars. Something went wrong. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Horrible writing that seemed to be written for young adults. Cassie the main character is befriended by three of the luckiest, coolest and oddly smartest undead there is in Hell it seems. A city...in Hell. The diabolical adventure never ended - it’s only just begun. Thanks for that, as I'm trying to lose weight, so that works. That’s what Hell is now, an endless metropolis spiring with black skyscrapers, raging in eternal horror. I found the plot & charactors compelling & believable. I sincerely believe there should be a mandatory tag on first books in series: "Danger: the author will leave you hanging in a transparent attempt to bilk you of more of your hard earned money." Please try again. Surprisingly addicting this was a fast read but a good story, full of imaginative plot twists a good different story on visitation into hell,could tell the author was having fun with all the similitude of hell and our world "Dead Porn Stars lab dances!" I recommend that you start at the beginning with "City Infernal". Bullet Through Your Face (reformatted) Edward Lee Horror / Literature & Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Hmm.) Edward Lee is the author of almost fifty novels and numerous short stories and novellas (or is it novellae? This is undoubtably a twisted tale worthy of anyone wanting something to read with bite & suprisingly heart. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Edward Lee has published over twenty-five books in the horror and suspense field, including Flesh Gothic, Messenger, and City Infernal.He is a Bram Stoker nominee, and his short stories have appeared in over a dozen mass-market anthologies, including The Best American Mystery Stories Of 2000, Pocket’s Hot Blood series, and the award-winning 999. I may actually have nightmares from this brilliantly written book. In this latest installment of horror-master Edward Lee’s critically acclaimed INFERNAL series, join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of the Mephistopolis—Lucifer’s eternal city of … Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The plot is actually a bit more complex than that. His plot twists are masterful. The plot is actually a bit more complex than that. 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