Official Review: Family Honor-III by T. O'Neil Charity

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Official Review: Family Honor-III by T. O'Neil Charity

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Family Honor-III" by T. O'Neil Charity.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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Written by T. O'Neil Charity, Family Honor-III is the third installation of Family Honor series. The book is about Chase st. John, an assassin who was working for "King Kole Konner." It all started when Chase was sent by the king to neutralize Blue Black. This landed him in prison, where he served seven years. Upon getting out of jail, Chase's ultimate goal was to eliminate Blue Black and seize his empire, Four Corners. If all went to plan, he would then go after the king for his betrayal. However, these two men were too powerful to be defeated. Fresh from prison, I wondered how Chase would handle it.

As time went on, Chase had more enemies than he had expected. These included Jasmine, Horace, a group of men called Syndicate and the police. These people were not just Chase's enemies. They went so far as to explode his Range Rover, to surround his penthouse with gunshots, etcetera. With all of these things happening, how would Chase survive? Since this book is part of a series, it ended with a cliffhanger. Categorized under other fiction, the book has a touch of romance. Chase's relationship with Tasha was supremely pleasant. Not to mention that of Multiple Homicide and his girlfriend, Monique.

The book was action-packed right from the start. For someone who likes fast-paced stories, this was a tremendous thrill. The evidence lays in the beginning pages, where Chase defended himself from those who were sent to attack him in jail. The events in the book were also vividly detailed. The gruesome sight of the story sent chills down my spine.For example, "His head shattered into a mist of pinkish red splatter, as gray matter, tissue and bone fragments spread across the floor."

It was also intriguing to discover that the book contained action. The use of weapons like guns, rocket launchers, alligator clips and knives in almost every page got me saying, "I finally found a right book." I also liked the suspense and mystery surrounding the book. I wondered who was the mystery woman that showed up at BB's penthouse and never left. In the story, I was also glad to learn that one should put it in books when he becomes a great man. Otherwise, there is no use of conquering the world if no one knows about it. In Chase's words: "My thoughts, feelings, ideas and philosophies would be immortalized on the pages that I filled."

One of the few downsides of this book is unrealistic characters. What struck me as odd was how a guy, who wholeheartedly loved his woman, allowed her to mingle with another man and felt no remorse about it. For him to say, "If she were being held hostage, and the ransom was for me to stand in front of an on-coming train, I would do it," but still found it normal that she enjoyed with other men was indeed unrealistic.

Again, the book has to go through another round of editing: I discovered more than ten grammar errors. Because of this issue and the one mentioned above, I award Family Honor-III 3 out of 4 stars. The book will appeal to lovers of romance, action and mystery. Since there is a use of vulgar language and extreme sex scenes, I recommend the book to readers above the age of 18.

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I like fast paced action books, as well. However, as I have not read any of the previous Family Honor series and don't like books that end with a cliffhanger, I don't think it is for me. I did enjoy your review, though!

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Prisallen wrote:
18 Mar 2019, 12:07
I like fast paced action books, as well. However, as I have not read any of the previous Family Honor series and don't like books that end with a cliffhanger, I don't think it is for me. I did enjoy your review, though!
This is also the first book I have read in a series and I was able to enjoy it because it includes the background of what happened in previous books, so though it ends with a cliffhanger, it can still be read as a standalone, it leaves the reader guessing the end. Thanks for passing by.

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This sounds interesting. I don't know that I've heard of a character named Blue Black before. The fast pace is intriguing to me, but I wonder if there would be too much action? I don't know if that's possible. It's too bad about the errors, but it can be fixed. Thanks!
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This sounds like an interesting premise, but I haven't read anything else in the series so this would probably not be the one to start with. I do love fast paced stories, so maybe I'll check out this series. Thanks for a thorough review!

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I think i will love this one.Already there seems to be an extraordinary display of vigilance - Chase continuing with his mission after being subjected to seven years of imprisonment.Thanks for the review.
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kandscreeley wrote:
19 Mar 2019, 07:51
This sounds interesting. I don't know that I've heard of a character named Blue Black before. The fast pace is intriguing to me, but I wonder if there would be too much action? I don't know if that's possible. It's too bad about the errors, but it can be fixed. Thanks!
The book is indeed action-packed, but not too much for a reader to find it disturbing. It's more like one is watching a very nice action movie. Thanks for commenting.

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unamilagra wrote:
20 Mar 2019, 11:46
This sounds like an interesting premise, but I haven't read anything else in the series so this would probably not be the one to start with. I do love fast paced stories, so maybe I'll check out this series. Thanks for a thorough review!
I haven't read other parts of the series yet, but I can assure you that, though ending with a cliffhanger, this book can be read as a standalone. Thanks for passing by.

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chiefsimplex wrote:
20 Mar 2019, 14:21
I think i will love this one.Already there seems to be an extraordinary display of vigilance - Chase continuing with his mission after being subjected to seven years of imprisonment.Thanks for the review.
The book indeed contains an interesting plot. You won't be disappointed. Thanks for your comment.

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Action-packed page-turners are great but I could probably do without the gruesome mental pictures created by the author. I am positive there is an audience for these types of details though. Nonetheless, it seems you were fully engrossed in the story and have provided a thorough review. I am glad you enjoyed the book!
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Wow! Great review! I love that you explained the great parts of the description and action but also called out the unrealistic characterization. Nice!
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This is a great and detailed review and a very honest one. I think I can enjoy this book even with its flaws. Thank you for this review. ^^
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What struck me as odd was how a guy, who wholeheartedly loved his woman, allowed her to mingle with another man and felt no remorse about it. For him to say, "If she were being held hostage, and the ransom was for me to stand in front of an on-coming train, I would do it," but still found it normal that she enjoyed with other men was indeed unrealistic.
I'm curious about this! What exactly do you mean by mingling with another men? If by mingling you mean simply hanging out, I don't personally see why he would have to have a problem. Did you mean something else by mingling?

This review was thorough and quite objective - it was great to read, thank you, Rose! However, it sounds like of graphic and violent, so I don't know if I would read this book!
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The storyline of this book sounds interesting. The extreme erotic scenes might turn off some readers. But, I'm too interested in the plot to not read it. So, thanks your insightful review.

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