View our feature on Douglas Hulick’s Among has been a member of the Kin for years, rubbing elbows with thieves and murderers in the employ. Douglas Hulick is an American fantasy writer. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, he obtained a B.A. criminal jargon. His sword and sorcery novel, Among Thieves, was a finalist for the Kitschies Golden Tentacle award for best debut novel. Drothe is a Nose, an informant who finds and takes care of trouble inside the criminal organization he’s a part of. He also smuggles imperial relics on.

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Fantasy Book Critic: “Among Thieves” by Douglas Hulick (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

I don’t know if I’ll follow this series. I went in with lukewarm expectations; the ratings on Goodreads were good, but not consistently exceptional. Sep 03, D. Jun 24, LMS rated it did not like it Shelves: As thieves there is no loyalty – no one is willing to die out of loyalty so Drothe summarises it must be fear.

Many books about thieves seem to make tjieves entire city the play-place of criminals, with dirty alleys i Among Thieves is Douglas Hulick’s debut novel and hupick first of a new series. We quickly find out that the Criminal Underworld is in a state of conflict. So, maybe decide for yourself.

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Drothe was the type of hero that grabs me, he’s smart, but not a big badass, he’s not some super-human, magic wielding user. Don’t have a Kindle? That fact stuck with me as Prince of Thorns which has no torture scenes was douglss stick at the time for having torture scenes: We have to puzzle out fhieves the old masters meant based on their written works, as well as what we know about the society and culture of that time.

I slapped the smuggler lightly on his sweaty cheek. Joined Jun 4, Messages 2, Location Follow the blog on twitter: Part of that could be due to the book being released a couple years ago, but I did not h Among Thieves very well could rank as wmong far the highest on the “book that caught me most off-guard” list.

But it can also prove extremely awkward when it comes to the revealing of plot twists by the character.

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April – Among Thieves by Douglas Hulick. This one looks interesting, but I always have to ask: I just…” “If it’s coming,” I said, “why did I have to chase you halfway across the city? You were not a fan of either Dune or Ender’s Game!

I didn’t review it at the time so this is from hazy-ish memory. The ending wraps up rather nicely despite Drothe being a bit thick at times. Please try again later. He takes us along into the underworld he lives in and briefly informs us of any background we need as the story thievs. Drothe is a Nose, it’s his job to ferret out information, get a handle on rumors, and make sure his boss doesn’t have any unpleasant surprises. Other people in the organization act the bruiser, the fence, or any number of other needed jobs.


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I liked much of the book and for a while it really drew me in. A story that hooked me from the first chapter, kept me entertained until the very last page, and then left me begging for the sequel. View all 11 comments. He is part of the Kin, which is the network of underworld characters, from pick pockets and thieves, to assasins and crime lords.