Has the story ended too sudden?

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Re: Has the story ended too sudden?

Post by Valton » 03 Nov 2017, 06:49

I thought the story ended just too sudden.

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Post by Ellen Scherer » 03 Nov 2017, 10:52

I did think the end was a little abrupt. I like cliffhangers in books, especially in a book like Strong Heart when characters are dealing with some "real" and long-lasting issues. However, I don't think we were left with a cliffhanger, so much as an unfinished last chapter. I just kind of forced myself to make peace with the lack of resolution. What I mean to say is that I wasn't expecting another installment, but I definitely welcome it!

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Post by thisisfinal213 » 04 Nov 2017, 09:47

No i dont think so

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Post by radioactivelyradiant » 04 Nov 2017, 10:12

I'm very happy that a sequel will tie up some of the loose ends of the story, as I wasn't fully satisfied with the ending.

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Post by Palfree » 04 Nov 2017, 15:43

i am glad there will be a sequel. I did think the ending had some loose ends that needed to be resolved.

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Post by Spirit Wandering » 04 Nov 2017, 18:41

Yes, I agree that the story ended too suddenly, especially regarding Sarah's family and the Buckhorn situation. I am happy to hear the author is writing a sequel.
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Post by HouseOfAtticus » 06 Nov 2017, 05:53

I liked the ending. It felt like an open-ended book. I generally don't like abrupt endings, but it went with the story.

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Post by Sincerely » 08 Nov 2017, 12:18

Yes, there was no suspence to the ending so the ending felt very abrupt.

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Post by thisisfinal213 » 09 Nov 2017, 11:23

While I was reading I was hoping to come to various conclusions but most of the issues seemed puzzled and unsolved. For example, how violent was the clash .....

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Post by readingbooks1toall » 11 Nov 2017, 03:56

No, the story is well composed and is neither slow paced nor fast paced. I think ending was perfect

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Post by Mwalsh » 12 Nov 2017, 21:55

I also felt the book ended suddenly and felt unfinished. I felt one question or situation called for a resolution (good or bad) for the story to stand alone and all the other situations provided the basis for a sequel.

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Post by Sarah Tariq » 13 Nov 2017, 00:09

"Strong heart" is a very interesting story . I am anxiously Waiting for his next series for review. Yes I think the ending was bit sudden but it was the demand of this story to start a next series.
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Post by Carol Cisne » 13 Nov 2017, 18:41

meteku4 wrote:I was hoping to come to various conclusions at the end of the book, but most of the issues seemed unresolved. For example, how was the violent clash between Buckhorn employees and Sarah's supposed family resolved. I think the story ended too sudden. What do you think?
I agree the story was built up and then suddenly ended!

I almost gave the book a lower score but I saw that Sheldon intended to make it a series. Kinda wish I knew about that before I started reading. I'm probably going to read the next book just to see how things work out.

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Post by Que Lopez » 14 Nov 2017, 03:58

I don't think it ended too soon. I believe it was the author's intent to end the book with a cliffhanger. It's a good way to lure the reader into the sequel.

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Post by Whatisthis5546461 » 17 Nov 2017, 09:32

Story was neither fast-paced nor slow paced, it was normal and that is what I like

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