J.M. Porup

The Second Bat Guano War

The Second Bat Guano War by J.M. Porup
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For readers of:George Orwell, Cory Doctorow, Glenn Greenwald, Joseph Heller, Jonathan Swift
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About the Book

From former Lonely Planet author J.M. Porup comes this gritty South American noir...

Rats ate his baby daughter while he partied in a disco. Now Horace "Horse" Mann is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Lima, Peru. Oh, and doing the odd favor for the CIA.

When his Agency contact, Pitt Watters, goes missing, Horse's desperate efforts to find his only friend lead him to a Buddhist ashram on the shores of Lake Titicaca. There Horse uncovers his friend's involvement with a group of Gaia-worshipping terrorists who want to kill off the human "disease" infecting the earth.

Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does--will he want to stop him?

About the Author

Former Lonely Planet author J.M. Porup now spins a tale or two for his daily crust. He has lived on three continents, speaks six languages, and has worked as a kelp harvester, apple tree pruner, goatherd, cowherd, computer programmer, copywriter and journalist. American by birth, Australian by choice, Colombian by marriage and Canadian by accident, he currently lives in the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. His first editor--way back in the mid-90s--called him a loose cannon. Ever since, Porup has done his best to live up to that high standard.

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