Review of The Games

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Games" by Tom Roberts.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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Tomos A. Roberts created a fantasy world in this captivating book, The Games. It commenced with the Northerners, and the center stage was taken by the Lionsmayne family and an abused girl, Rose. Teo and Jai, warriors and sons of Lord Lionsmayne, saved Rose from being exchanged for a cow by her father. The emperor of the south invited almost all creatures to celebrate the moon feast with them. During the period of the feast, an assassination plan by Ferise, an adviser to Zark, the emperor's wayward younger son, was discovered by Rose, who relayed the plan to the Northerners. What ensued was a great battle that would change life's normal course. Read more to discover the hidden truths embedded in this book.

The author's delivery of the storyline was top-notch. The story was also sequentially arranged and was given a chronological order. The plot was well-strategized, and the storytelling was creatively done. The author wonderfully built the image of each of the characters so well that they seemed very real. He made the story suspenseful and so full of action that it would keep readers interested and engaged throughout the book. The description of the events and the way the story climaxed was wonderful and would stir the imaginative instincts of the readers. Also, the book was professionally edited; there was just one grammatical error in it.

The usage of profane words seemed a bit too much, and some readers may find it offensive. I felt it could have been toned down a bit. The playback in one of the chapters, specifically chapter two, was too long, and some parts of it seemed unnecessary, making me wonder why they were added to the story. Apart from the above points, the book was an intriguing read.

I would give The Games by Tomos A. Roberts a rating of 3 out of 4 stars. The deducted star was because of the excessive profane language and the second issue mentioned in the previous paragraph. I did not deduct more stars because of the sequential arrangement of the story and the wonderful plot.

The Games by Tomos A. Roberts is well recommended to fantasy lovers. It would also be enjoyed by lovers of fiction and action as there were a lot of laid-out adventures. It also offers a range of valuable life lessons and morals that would be useful in the long run for the readers.

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Post by Belen Egan »

All the intrigue and political adversities sound really interesting. Thanks for your review.
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Post by Chinenye Achilike »

Thank goodness Rose was saved from being exchanged for a cow. Strange as it may seem but I know somewhere where the lives of cows are more protected than human lives. So sad!
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Post by Amy Luman »

I know how people talk, but I find that some books have an excessive amount of profane language. I am glad that Rose was not exchanged for a cow and that she discovered evidence of the assassination. I only hope she was rewarded appropriately.
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Post by ellimctreph »

Political intrigue with a heartwarming character? Sign me up!
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Post by Praise Chizurumoke »

A clandestine political plot sounds interesting to me. Count me in.
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Post by Ezidimma 01 »

Thank you for your review nice one. Great book too but i don't think i will love to read this book.
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Post by Sally77motors »

The review of this book was captivating and I think it would be fascinating as foretold by the reviewer. I can't wait to engage The Games by Tomos .A. Roberts.
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