Today, I’m delighted to feature a guest book review by my good friend, Tracy. This is one we read together, and I will be sharing my review shortly on my other blog, www.melstorm.com. Needless to say, I also loved it! So read on for Tracy’s review and a special tour giveaway–enjoy!
Tracy’s Review: Wow. I want more!! I would love to see what happens after the last page. This book is different from any other I have read.
Joe Stanton wakes up one morning, looks around his hotel room for his daughter and worries because he can’t find her. He rushes downstairs to look for her, panic taking over and comes to the realization that she is dead, murdered, and starts going crazy in the parking lot. The other patrons of the hotel come out of their rooms to witness and, of course, YouTube the event.
The real problem here, is that Joe never had a daughter, and he is not the first one who has had this hallucination. While the others that have had this hallucination have all died, Joe figures out how to decipher the crazy voice in his head and separate it from reality. But he also believes it, and along with his girlfriend, goes on an amazing journey to figure out why he is hearing this voice in his head and how to save it and himself before he ends up dead like the others. I can’t really go into any further detail without giving anything away.
The other characters in this book are well defined and beautifully written. I love Joe and his girlfriend Ella, they are a perfect match and she will do anything to help save him. The resident bad guy, Beck, is so ruthless and evil you love to hate him right from the beginning. The voice, you will fall in love with her too.
I loved every second of this story, it was very hard to put down, and I only did so when it was absolutely necessary. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes to read, it is not just for a specific genre lover.
About Tracy: I am not a blogger or an author, I am just your average every day book lover. I have four children and work full time, so I don’t have as many opportunities to read as I would like, but when I do find some “me” time, my nose is always in a book, or my kindle. I don’t fancy myself a great review writer, but I always post an honest opinion in hopes that my love for a book will get picked up and read by someone else.
About the Book – About the Author – Prizes!!!
About the prizes: Who doesn’t love prizes? You could win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards or an autographed copy of EXODUS 2022! Here’s what you need to do…
- Enter the Rafflecopter contest
- Leave a comment on my blog
That’s it! One random commenter during this tour will win the first gift card. Visit more blogs for more chances to win–the full list of participating bloggers can be found HERE. The other two prizes will be given out via Rafflecopter. You can find the contest entry form linked below or on the official EXODUS 2022 tour page via Novel Publicity. Good luck!
About the book: Joe Stanton is in agony. Out of his mind over the death of his young daughter. Or so it seems.
Unable to contain his grief, Joe loses control in public, screaming his daughter’s name and causing a huge scene at a hotel on San Juan Island in Washington State. Thing is, Joe Stanton doesn’t have a daughter. Never did. And when the authorities arrive they blame the 28-year-old’s outburst on drugs.
What they don’t yet know is that others up and down the Pacific coast—from the Bering Sea to the Puget Sound—are suffering identical, always fatal mental breakdowns.
With the help of his girlfriend—the woman he loves and dreams of marrying—Joe struggles to unravel the meaning of the hallucination destroying his mind. As the couple begins to perceive its significance—and Joe’s role in a looming global calamity—they must also outwit a billionaire weapons contractor bent on exploiting Joe’s newfound understanding of the cosmos, and outlast the time bomb ticking in Joe’s brain.
About the author: Kenneth G. Bennett is the author of the young adult novels, THE GAIA WARS and BATTLE FOR CASCADIA, and the new sci-fi thriller, EXODUS 2022. A wilderness enthusiast who loves backpacking, skiing and kayaking, Ken enjoys mysteries, science fiction, action adventure stories and, most especially, novels that explore the relationship between humans and the wild. He lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and son and two hyperactive Australian Shepherds.
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