Official Review: Guardian of Deceit by William H. Coles

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Re: Official Review: Guardian of Deceit by William H. Coles

Post by meteku4 » 11 Oct 2017, 01:12

Yeah, I guess Darwin didn't have it easy. Moving from a more wealthy and loving family to the contrary can be quite traumatic. Great review.

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Post by REENA BEN » 11 Oct 2017, 04:08

Tragedies strike both good and bad. Excellent review.

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Tragedies strike both good and bad. Excellent review.

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Post by NeonKay » 07 Feb 2018, 23:26

Good review. This book must have so much more when being read. :)
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Post by lavellan » 22 Mar 2018, 09:09

Thanks for your review! The book sounds like it has a lot of character development, especially for Darwin. It's also nice to hear that relationships are handled in a realistic way.

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Post by Farmgurl1 » 22 Mar 2018, 09:15

After reading the review and the sample, I definitely plan to add this book to my to read list. I am interested to see what happens with Darwin. William H. Coles has great character development with detailed story-lines so I know this will be a great read. The fact that the reviewer didn't have anything negative about the book to mention just makes it all the more enticing.

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Post by onixpam » 22 Mar 2018, 09:19

Thanks for your review! A book about personal relationships, real-life relationships, a long timeline and everyday issues, is always welcome, maybe I will find a place on my shelves for this book. It looks like a very attractive reading.

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Post by ParadoxicalWoman » 22 Mar 2018, 09:26

A book that is dealing with different types of relationship. This sounds like a realistic book, one that is not predictable. I'm attracted at the writing of this book and how the author did the story telling.
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Post by LoisCHenderson » 22 Mar 2018, 09:27

Your review is interesting, but I'm not sure that you caught the riveting essence of the book, or the preciseness with which the characters are captured "in flight", so to speak. What a gorgeous comedown Dr. Malverne gives that terribly domineering female passenger - it had me rooting for the male protagonists from the first, despite my aspirations to be a woman's libber!

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Post by R-Myra » 22 Mar 2018, 09:29

I read the sample and found it quite intriguing. After reading the reviews, I added this book to my to-read list.
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Post by lesler » 22 Mar 2018, 09:31

I read this already, and recommend it to anyone looking for a story with strong family conflict, and a connection to the main character.

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Post by MsTri » 22 Mar 2018, 09:44

To elaborate on my previous post, I've found that I really don't too much care for Mr. Coles' books, as he tends to write about things I'm not interested in, and this one is no exception. Even though I used to be addicted to "informational periodicals" (like The National Enquirer and The Globe), as I used to call them, and am still somewhat interested in celebrities and their lives, I am not interested in reading about their lives from the inside, even from a newcomer like Darwin. I also don't like coming of age stories or stories that explore family relationships, so thanks but no thanks on this one.

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Post by Taurus_27496 » 22 Mar 2018, 09:49

I like how the review consists of simple words which makes it easier to understand. The review itself is interesting enough to make people want to read the book. I especially like the statement "Despite seeing good examples of love when he was younger, he sees poor examples as he grows up."
Amazing review. Thank you for it 😊

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Post by RebeccasReading » 22 Mar 2018, 09:51

Do you think this book is mostly for adolescents? I'm not normally a fan of coming of age stories because I feel like I'm a little too old to relate. But if this book also covers his adult years, I might be more interested.

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Post by Kolig595 » 22 Mar 2018, 09:55

I am 95% complete with this book and do agree there are many complex topics brought up in this story, but also believe it lacks discussion amongst some events that should have been further explored for the reader. My further in-depth review will be coming soon!

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Post by 1ditzyrn » 22 Mar 2018, 10:02

Excellent review! I read the sample and was interested in finding out more about the story, and your review definitely reinforced that interest.

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