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Day Breaks (Dire Calls 1)

Day Breaks (Dire Calls 1) [Kindle Edition]

Mathew Reuther

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Product Description

Product Description

This story is now available in the first Dire Calls bundle: The Partners.

When his first day on the Job in Homicide Unit turns up a body in a warehouse, it's time for Detective Third Class Griffon Dire to start asking questions. His partner's advice? When in doubt, start with the Goblin Court...

Detective First Class Hargold Thief, veteran HU investigator, is Dire's new partner. With over twenty years on the Job, he knows what it takes to get things done. Now it's time for Thief to pass his skills on to Dire, one of the most promising new detectives on the force.

Together the detectives uncover a plot behind the murder of their victim which endangers the lives of thousands. The only way to stop the threat is to bring a sadistic killer to justice. Even if it means going through one of the most violent gangs in the city-state to do it.

2nd Edition Bonus story: Predawn Rescue

A chance encounter leads two men down the road towards a partnership which will shape their lives.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1645 KB
  • Print Length: 50 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Oakenbrand Press; 2nd edition (15 Feb 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B0DN7H4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #623,387 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Mathew's career as an author began in 2009, was sidelined by personal tragedy until mid-2012, and is set to explode in 2013 with a race to bring out 34 products by the end of the year.

After the loss of his son, Mathew spent two years unable to bring himself to write more than a few thousand words of fiction. In 2012, while working as a freelance writer, he took a contract to ghostwrite a novel. During the process he was able to work through the pain enough to complete the work.

With the unflagging support of his wife, Bridgette, and the inspiration of his other two children, Mathew was able to get back to writing his own fiction in late 2012. By the beginning of 2013 he was perfectly positioned to begin an aggressive, and regular, release schedule.

As a long time lover of fantasy and science fiction with a secret lust for mystery, Mathew's debut series, Dire Crimes, is a genre-breaking mix of police procedural and fantasy. The series follows Detective Griffon Dire, a homicide cop in a sprawling metropolis populated by all manner of fantastic denizens.

An introduction to the universe of Detective Dire is available on Mathew's website.

Mathew combines his writing with being a stay-at-home dad to two young children, who he raises with his graphic-designer wife, and their loyal dog, Illy, a natural herder.

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4.0 out of 5 stars amazing 22 Oct 2013
By mirba - Published on
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I really enjoyed this short! It has an engaging tone and intriguing characters. I can't wait to read what's up next for Dire.
4.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting read...look forward to more 10 Mar 2013
By JR - Published on
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I am always interested in new authors and characters. It seems I have found them both. I can't wait to read more on this new character.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars interesting with great twists 8 Aug 2013
By Katharina Gerlach (Indie Autorin) - Published on
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This was a very fast read (no wonder since it's rather short and very fast paced). It was so good, I went out right away to get the sequels and ended up buying the whole omnibus.

The book tells the story of a newbie police officer with special abilities and his friend. A mini-bonus story tells us, how he came to the police in the first place. This is a little like the good old noir mysteries but with lots of fantasy thrown in.

Highly recommended to everyone who likes fantasy AND mysteries.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Day breaks.... 1 Mar 2013
By melody - Published on
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This is a good read! I dont usually like fantasy stuff but this short really caught my attention and I had no trouble at all in following it. I will be keeping an eye out for further stories from this author.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Engrossing, and a treat for the imagination! 6 Feb 2013
By Shabnam Russell - Published on
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I got sucked into this story immediately. It wasn't something I needed to spend time getting into. Literally from the opening, I was hooked. I didn't put it down, either! Sure it's short, but once I started reading I couldn't stop. I love how the words just flow, and get out of the way of the story. When I read the Dire stuff it's like I'm allowed to just imagine the world my way. So refreshing. The Dire books make me feel at home, and I can't wait to read more.
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