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Reviewed by Lexie Fox for Readers' Favorite
Dead Weight is a work of fiction in the fantasy and paranormal genres. It is suitable for mature audiences and was penned by G.P. Robbins. This is a gripping and imaginative urban fantasy crime thriller that takes readers on a rollercoaster ride through the supernatural streets of Cauldron City where magical creatures coexist alongside humans and darkness lurks around every corner. The novel introduces us to the newly promoted Detective Jace Smithson, whose life quickly spirals into chaos as he investigates a series of gruesome murders and the kidnapping of a unicorn capable of creating diamonds.
Dead Weight explores themes of justice, belief, and the harsh realities of a city where magic and crime intersect whilst still allowing moments of joy and laughter along the way. One of the novel's strengths is its well-developed characters, especially Jace Smithson. As the protagonist, Jace is a multi-faceted character with a blend of vulnerability, determination, and relateability which we see as he's forced to confront his own beliefs and navigate the city's dark complexities. At first glance, the story may seem like a typical crime mystery, with greed and violence at its core; however, G.P. Robbins skillfully weaves a complex and layered narrative, adding humor and the paranormal into the mix. This unique blend of urban fantasy and crime drama adds a fresh and intriguing dimension to the story. Dead Weight is a page-turner that combines supernatural elements with a gritty detective story. G.P. Robbins' use of wit, vivid world-building, and compelling storytelling make this novel a must-read for fans of urban fantasy and crime fiction alike.