Geek Lit: The Metaphysical Detective (Riga Hayworth Book 1)

41mC3TGMfFL._SX307_BO1,204,203,200_The magical P.I. for hire is not a new thing, but done right it can be a fun thing.  Heck, many urban fantasy protagonists start off in this general direction, and I generally enjoy the genre.

So, how did Kirsten Weiss’s Riga Hayworth stack up in Hayworth’s first adventure, The Metaphysical Detective?  Review and some SPOILERS after the cut.

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Geek Lit: Zeus Is Dead A Monstrously Inconvenient Adventure

Watson...Or Dionysus?  You decide!
Watson…Or Dionysus? You decide!

Ancient Greece is considered the secular home to Western Civilization.  The mythology of that place still resonates today, and sometimes in fun and funny ways.

That’s part of the basic premise of Michael G. Munz’s Zeus Is Dead:  A Monstrously Inconvenient Adventure.  After the title incident happens, the Greek Gods return to Earth demanding praise and worship after being more or less invisible influences on the greater world.  Why did Zeus die?  For that matter, how did Zeus die?  And why were the gods absent to begin with?  Munz answers these questions and more in a rather humorous manner I found enjoyable.

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