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Mercenary
Mercenary
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5.0 out of 5 stars True Life Picture of the Real Man, June 15, 2014
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This review is from: Mercenary (Kindle Edition)
Larger than life, Lee Christmas was a man loved and hated, sometimes both by the same person. This novel went deeper than mere historical facts, and pulled the reader into the life stream of one of the craziest and most daring men of his day. He loved deeply, punished himself when he fell short of his obligations, and dared to dream of reaching greatness. David Gaughran did a wonderful job showing the man while remaining reverent to the history. The battle scenes during the revolts, the carousing and family scenes, all spilled across the page vibrantly - keeping the reader entertained. I recommend this book for anyone who likes a good historical fiction and larger than life characters.


Deeply Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel
Deeply Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Character - Fun To Read, March 18, 2014
Odd Thomas is one of the most endearing characters to ever step out of a book. He charms us with his underlying wit and sensible concerns. Odd is a hero who brings out the best in most people, and protects them against the worst. A supernatural power like his is a gift, and sometimes a curse. This is a great story that will leave you wanting to read more of the series. I am a Koontz fan, and true to his calling card, the reader is led down a trail of good vs. evil, and our hero saves the world - kind of - read the book if you enjoy in depth weird characters with heart, and will want to read more of his story.


Desecration (London Psychic Book 1)
Desecration (London Psychic Book 1)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Emotionally Charged, February 25, 2014
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This story is action packed, well researched and emotionally charged - as are all of J.F. Penn's novels. I enjoyed the prologue peek into the murderer's mindset. It is a jump start into the tale, a foretelling of the horror just around the corner.

This new story series contains a strong heroin, Jamie Brooke, who has a definitive unique personality. Jamie is a wonderful character, very human, with complex desires. The author did a great job getting into the head of the mother in pain, the dedicated detective, as well as the woman with needs. The other characters also have a great deal of depth to them and are very believable. I especially recognized the intense research the author did in regards to the body art community, handling her writing with respectful observance and acceptance. The novel has many original twists to a detective themed story line.

I totally recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a great adventure, with mysterious people, and anyone who has an open mind to new ideas, and likes a nibble of horror. This is a great read.


Indies Unlimited: Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World Volume II
Indies Unlimited: Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World Volume II
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely helpful, February 2, 2014
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There are many help books out there, but this one has practical tutorials on how to perform the needed (sometimes dreaded) tasks to publish your book. It was written clearly and with some wonderful voices from the various contributors. Well worth the price and your time. Brooks has a way of easing the stress of digital publishing.


The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
by Neil Gaiman
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Imagination Galore, January 12, 2014
Everything Gaiman writes takes on a life of its own. He truly tells the magic with his stories, this one being one of his best yet.


Ninety-five percent Human
Ninety-five percent Human
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ninety-Five Percent Human Is Refreshingly New and Imaginative, January 12, 2014
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Excitement spills from the pages, as teenager Joe and his discovered alien girlfriend Sarah, chase down dangerous aliens to save his family farm, the world and the people they care about. The reader follows along with Joe, not always knowing who to trust or what to expect next. If you want drama, unexpected perils, and heroic characters – this is the story. Suzanna Williams has done a great job at making aliens seem feasible. The characters all have believable depth, as if they were your own relatives. The Sci-fi elements of the plot are refreshingly new and imaginative. The hills and countryside are beautifully described, bringing the reader to a nice place to visit. Well done Suzanna – I recommend this book to anyone who seeks a roaring good story.


Jackpot (Frank Renzi novels Book 4)
Jackpot (Frank Renzi novels Book 4)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Stakes Were High – Susan Fleet Won With Jackpot, January 11, 2014
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The newest Detective Renzi novel takes the reader back to his days in Boston, in this riveting story that fleshes out much about the Boston area, the effects of gambling and of course we learn more about Detective Renzi’s marriage, his affairs, and we fall in love with his tough but sensitive demeanor, all over again. This character charms us with his caring actions. The real Jackpot is the plot. The thrills are there – the story paces in a continuous maze of panic, which serial killers often do in novels. I highly recommend all the Detective Renzi novels, and hats off to Susan Fleet – this is the best yet! Highly recommend this book.


The Wolf Gift: The Wolf Gift Chronicles (1)
The Wolf Gift: The Wolf Gift Chronicles (1)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Inviting Characters We Want To Follow, December 4, 2013
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The story began great with inviting characters that really made you want to be there with them, and see the world as they do. When Rueben becomes the Man Wolf, the story progresses nicely, with unexpected twists and turns - and random actions that lead down a path of mayhem. The vivid description of the beast's instincts is truthful - not for the light of heart. Then something happened - the story turned into a house beautiful article, and then we are told a history, done in a fashion almost flippant and careless. I have read many of the Rice books , and I am a big fan, so I forgive this interlude. I just needed to point out that it takes away from the thrill. Still overall, I enjoyed the story. Her ability to create a character we care for is still strong.


The Skeletons Of Birkbury
The Skeletons Of Birkbury
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Country Village Gossip & Murder - A good Who Done It, November 15, 2013
If you like old villages, country gossip, and some wild driving, check out this charming story. A great Detective story! A new discovery of old bones, buried near an oak tree in a forgotten field, drives Chief Inspector Peter Hatherall and Detective Inspector Fiona Williams down a road of village skeletons. The clues revealed by the village characters, after hours of interviews and footwork, bring the reader closer to old stories and places. Murder and mayhem follow an elite group of land owners.... Barriers of class are broken to hide secrets. Sometimes a crime is beyond understanding, but it affects all those touched by the act in some emotional way. The detectives try to understand what happened as they weave their way through bizarre behaviors. Peter also deals with his own personal skeletons. He tries to come to terms with his past and pave a way for a better future with his family. I enjoyed reading this who done it, and watch as a couple of detectives find their way to work together.


Division
Division
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unique and Thought Provoking, October 27, 2013
This review is from: Division (Kindle Edition)
A story about two brothers - conjoined twins, and one wants out. I liked this drama that was filled with courtroom tension, medical and biological futuristic technology, and most important filled with feelings of the human heart. Wyle brought forth each personality with a clear picture, not only from the perspective of the twins, but also of the other main family members and friends. The reader was given the view point of each main character, and the entire story as a whole was in front of you. It wasn't about choosing one brother's stand over the other's, it was more about understanding the struggle that they each bore, because they understood that their choices affected their loved ones. There were other elements that the story conveyed well, like the bigotry people carry and the hardship it inflicts on others. I enjoyed the story - it was unique and thought provoking.


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