This time I’ve got a review, that I’ve already published on GR, but a bit upgraded especially for you 🙂
I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Story starts when Wes – unsuccessful agent – gets reassigned to special police department to get his last chance in the force. At first it looks like this is the last place he’ll want to be, like he’s sent there to be forgotten. He doesn’t know what he’ll find out during his new assignment. Whole new world will open up for him.
Wes will have to protect Morgan, a young witch who is about to inherit her part of billion-dollar Cosmetics company. Morgan’s aunt plots to use her new line of cream to dominate the world. Yes, I know it sounds strange, but trust me – it’s well written, author knew exactly what he was doing. Considering rating of his other works – he usually knows what he’s doing and how to do it well 🙂
At the beginning I wasn’t much into the book. It was interesting enough not to put it down, but at first I though it would be a 3-star read at most. Luckily it got better. The more I found out about the heroes and what was happening around them, the more interested I became. Book was harder to put down with every page.
I did enjoy those little rhymes (spells) that author included. They gave book character. Also mixing modern world with steam punk weapons and witches was a great idea.
All the action at the end of the book was well written and interesting. Maybe in few places author could add a bit more description of what our heroes feel at the moment. Characters seemed likable and realistic (well, realistic enough for a world of witches and steam punk weapons).
Time gor a little break for some random graphics that match the book :). Click on the image to visit author’s page.
Now back to the ending, which was really well done. It was a story that normally would start a book – explanation of why Wes ended up reassigned. The last sentences were very catchy. It’s like when you’re finishing a TV episode thinking you’ve seen everything, but at the end you’ve got a preview of another story. Or like in 1001 nights… just one sentence beginning new tale. It’s a very good and catchy ending, because even though the main story is all over and everything is clear, you just feel author has more to tell.
I do recommend this book. It’s a good read, filled with action and magic. If you have no idea what book to start next – just grab this one.