Featured Review: Roan: The Tales Of Conor Archer

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Re: Featured Review: Roan: The Tales Of Conor Archer

Post by enojojoseph » 20 Apr 2018, 22:47

Great review,I believe E.R Barr,did a good job,Roan is definitely a must read.

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Post by reader44ever » 20 Apr 2018, 22:54

I absolutely love Urban Fantasy books, and this sounds like a book that I must read!

Thank you for the review!

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Post by prettysmart » 20 Apr 2018, 22:59

Wow must have been a tad bit confusing for Conor upon discovering the junction of Christian, Celtic, and Native American customs in his new abode and possibly felt pressured to accept his place as a warrior of Light. I actually admire Urban Fantasy. Great review!

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Post by 4cynthia72 » 20 Apr 2018, 23:02

From the review it sounds like it's an interesting book worth reading, I will read this book. Thanks for the review.

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Post by trajoe1206 » 20 Apr 2018, 23:09

Thanks for your review. After reading your review and the sample I totally agree about the fast pace of the book which keeps you engrossed in it. Looking forward to reading more about Conor and Tinker's Grove. Will be downloading the book

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Post by Bnall » 20 Apr 2018, 23:15

At first, I thought it’s just another urban fantasy, but after reading the detailed review a couple of times, I’m going to give this book a try! It doesn’t sound like the typical fantasy and I might be able to relate to Comor. Of course, this sounds like the type of book my students would enjoy so I will be adding it to the classroom library if appropriate. Thanks again for the deep review!!

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Post by 4cynthia72 » 20 Apr 2018, 23:21

From the review the book seems to be an interesting one, I would like to know the boy's decision from the dilemma between making his own way or evolving into a destiny that was spoken over him a thousand years ago. Thanks for the review.

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Post by N_R » 20 Apr 2018, 23:43

I do not normally read fantasy novels, however, you really make this book sound like there are elements that I possibly would like. Thanks for the great review.

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Post by ladycraic » 20 Apr 2018, 23:59

Glad you enjoyed the book. Barr does have a rich writing style - I liked how he made the story flow together. I will not be reading due to my lack of interest in the plot.

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Post by SPasciuti » 21 Apr 2018, 00:04

I’m really torn on this one because it sounds really good but I don’t like the Christian religion bit. I generally avoid books with that sort of theme but this one might be worth reading. Thanks for writing a review!

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Post by harrymadede » 21 Apr 2018, 00:09

a mystery and fantasy novel of a young man roan who learns about his heritage and the dark secrets. so interesting can wait to grab a copy and find out what what he will become how he will fight fight this darkness i give it a 4 star

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Post by harrymadede » 21 Apr 2018, 00:14

a mystery and fantasy novel of a young boy roan who learns about his heritage and the dark secrets so interesting cant wait to grab one find out what he will eventually turn up to be and how he will deal with the darkness

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Post by cristinaro » 21 Apr 2018, 00:17

Excellent review! After reading the first few chapters of the book, I can honestly say you did not exaggerate at all in your appraisal. I do think the author has not only the talent but also the patience to bring fantasy to life. Conor's self discovery is gradually portrayed so it looks very realistic. Besides, Tinker's Grove seems to have all it takes to become a land of legends and myths.
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Post by SaffraWhishart » 21 Apr 2018, 00:20

Wow, Barr is a debut author?! Like you, I found the author's style occasionally awkward, and I also noticed a few simple punctuation mistakes in the first few chapters. But I'm very impressed now that I know this is a first book!

I thought it started off a little slow, but it's been catching my attention as I go. The author manages to be true to the mythological figures while making them stand out uniquely as his/her characters. Due to this and your great review (wonderful teasers, no spoilers), I'm adding this to my "To Read" list.

If you're a fan of urban fantasy, you should definitely check out Charles de Lint. He paved the way for most of the urban fantasy writers we know now.

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Post by vinodsai » 21 Apr 2018, 00:25

A mystery and fantasy novel about a young man who learns about his mysterious Celtic ancestry and the dark secrets. Dark Fantasy lovers will enjoy this book.

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