Gil's All Fright Diner Author:A. Lee Martinez Welcome to Gil’s All Night Diner, where zombie attacks are a regular occurrence and you never know what might be lurking in the freezer. . . .Duke and Earl are just passing through Rockwood county in their pick-up truck when they stop at the diner for a quick bite to eat. They aren’t planning to stick around--until Loretta, the eater... more »y’s owner, offers them one hundred dollars to take care of her zombie problem. Given that Duke is a werewolf and Earl’s a vampire, this looks right up their alley.But the shambling dead are just the tip of a particularly spiky iceberg. Seems someone’s out to drive Loretta from the diner, and more than willing to raise a little hell on earth if that’s what it takes. Before Duke and Earl get to the bottom of the diner’s troubles, they’ll run into such otherworldly complications as undead cattle, an amorous ghost, a jailbait sorceress, and the terrifying occult power of pig Latin.And maybe--just maybe--the End of the World, too.Gory, sexy, and flat-out hilarious, Gil’s All Fright Diner will tickle your funny bone--before ripping it out of its socket!« less
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THIS IS A CUTE STORY ABOUT WERWOLVES AND VAMPIRES. THIS IS THE FIRST BOOK IVE READ BY THIS AUTHOR BUT WOULD DO SO AGAIN. A TEENAGER EVOKES BLACK MAGIC TO OPEN THE PORTALS FOR EVIL TO SURFACE IN A SMALL DESERT TOWN. INTERESTING
This was a fun if goofy twisted story. It had a lot of the tongue-in-cheek feel of a Piers Anthony Xanth novel or Spider Robinson Callahan's without the horrific puns. Two paranormal buddies Duke the werewolf and Earl the vampire are on a road trip and end up in a possible end of the world situation caused by a teenage girl reciting spells in Pig Latin.
Every part is played for laughs from the law enforcement in the town the humorously named Sheriff Marshall Kopp to the sorceress' minion whose one thought is pretty much what most teenaged boys think about.
It a fun light read and after reading the preview of the next book by this author I'm looking forward to another fun story.
I really enjoyed this book! It was a fun and fast read. I liked the humour and really, just all-in-all, liked the book! Vampires, werewolves, witches and ghosts always make for fun characters and I liked Martinez's twists on the traditional myths and rules for these creatures. the teenagers and narration and dialogue were just really funny. Though this is apparently a young adult book, some of the language and situations are a bit adult, so be warned for young readers. I am glad that I have purchased some other books by this fun writer and I am looking forward to reading them!