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Dangerous Games: How to Cheat $4.99 $2.99
Publisher: Full Moon Enterprises
by Megan R. [Featured Reviewer] Date Added: 07/02/2013 11:11:28

Told in an engaging first person style this is a light-hearted yet taut murder mystery notable for two things: it's set at a role-playing convention (Gen Con, no less) and within the first page the author turns up as a character whom the narrator meets! Don't think I've seen that conceit very often...

It's got the flavour of a game convention, the gathering of like-minded souls, the meeting of people for whom gaming is their trade and those for whom it's just an obsession, the chatter... if you've ever been to a convention you will soon feel at home and probably half-recognise at least a few of the characters. In places its a bit self-indulgent, the 'in crowd' of names you've probably only seen on book covers, but it is written in such an engaging style that you feel a part of it. (Watch out next convention - the names you recognise here are not completely like this in real life!)

Oh. And most murders only happen in character in the gaming hall. Just thought I should mention that.

Fun. Fluff. Eminently readable. Something to curl up with and enjoy....



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