- Paperback: 248 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 3 edition (July 23, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1500552682
- ISBN-13: 978-1500552688
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 67 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,587,643 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The story basically revolves around 3 characters Nelson, Ryder and Katie...... none of which are fleshed out enough to really even understand at all beyond what you expect them to be given the narrative. Ryder comes the closest to being a character you can finally sort of climb into his head space, but the events and story are so implausible and/or nonsensical as to undercut any disposition you might have to suspend disbelief and connect with him.
Quite frankly, while there were a few somewhat interesting, redeeming passages in the book that kept if from being 1 star material, I really didn't find much in this book to enjoy and would recommend that if you enjoy quality Sci-Fi, avoid it. While it's very short and wouldn't take more than a few readings to get through, it's not worth your time.
Yes, that intro is a bit over the top, but this is exactly the type of science fiction I like to read: something set in the near future, with a plot that actually seems halfway plausible. Throw in an energetic writing style along with well-described characters and crisp dialogue and I can't help but give this imaginative novel five stars. I really enjoyed the story and was anxious to see how it turned out. Nothing about this book disappointed me, but readers who require total realism probably would not rate it as highly as I did.
As a side note, I also want to add how much I appreciate the fact that this book is almost flawlessly edited. From the author's afterword I am guessing it's self published, and that makes me appreciate the attention to editing and proofreading all the more. I love and wholeheartedly support the world of self publishing, but I've run into far too many self-published books whose authors have skimped on this important step; it's very refreshing to find one who didn't.
I found it frustrating that most of the problems that arise in the book come from a lack of communication, but that's sort of a personal gripe as opposed to a problem with the book. There were a few story elements that were glossed over and not explained adequately. (Minor spoilers) Ryder and Katie hadn't talked in years because he never said thank you? Hmm, okay. A secure facility, surrounded by protesters allows one of those protesters inside for a tour without so much as a background check or security escort? Eep. I also found the ending wrapped everything up way too neatly and conveniently.
Overall though, a fun and engaging read.