Official Review: Seeking The HUZ by Marty Thompson

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Official Review: Seeking The HUZ by Marty Thompson

Post by Mercy Bolo » 12 Jan 2019, 04:26

[Following is an official review of "Seeking The HUZ" by Marty Thompson.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Seeking the HUZ by Marty Thompson is a sci-fi/fantasy book that narrates a young man's adventures as he finds himself while studying and documenting a peculiar group of women.

Paul Alice had always been fascinated by gorgeous women. The type of woman he pursued was high maintenance, and he knew she was out of his league. Paul soon discovered an underlying mystery that motivated him to continue with his quest. On her deathbed, his grandmother told him about the HUZ. These women possessed supernatural abilities and used their charm to torment men. Paul knew that was the kind of woman he wanted to tame, and his grandmother was privy to this information because she was a HUZ. She told Paul some of the HUZ's secrets, narrated their history, and encouraged him to travel south to conquer these creatures. The mission revealed some cryptic information that would define Paul's destiny.

I like how the author blended fact with fiction to create a gripping tale. He let readers in on the HUZ's history and recounted their love-hate relationship with the CIA. The author also included a healthy dose of the supernatural, which complemented some of the HUZ's characteristics. These women were always discrete, and the untrained eye couldn't distinguish them from ordinary women. The influence of external forces also came into play when Paul deviated from the plan, but a mysterious force set him on the intended path. He wasn't alone because his grandmother's spirit guided him every step of the way.

It was a delight to journey with Paul and watch him grapple with pursuing his interests at the expense of fulfilling the prophecy. His selfishness created many subplots throughout the book, and his carefree spirit came in handy when venturing into the unknown. Because there isn't an antagonist getting in Paul's way, he's responsible for his victory. Like the rest of us, he tries to ignore reality when faced with the consequences of his actions. The book's main characters are well developed and relatable, but the minor characters disappeared as soon as they outlived their usefulness. I see this as a positive because it allows readers to appreciate the plot development without lingering on minute details.

There's nothing I didn't like about this book. The story is well written and exceptionally edited. I didn't spot any errors, which is another reason to award it a rating of 4 out of 4 stars. It is an exciting read that would appeal to a wide audience. I will, therefore, recommend it to lovers of mystery stories and people who enjoy adventure-based books.

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Post by Darlynn_Tebogo » 13 Jan 2019, 08:29

The Plot sounds mysterious. I'd like to find out what the connection between the HUZ and the CIA is. I won this book on Amazon and found the description a bit boring. But after your review I'll definitely give it a try. Great review!

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Post by kandscreeley » 13 Jan 2019, 09:19

The HUZ almost sound like some type of siren. It's an interesting concept that isn't explored as much in science fiction. It's my favorite genre, so I might have to try it. Thanks.
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Post by nonamer_miss » 14 Jan 2019, 06:10

Seeking the HUZ by Marty Thompson is a sci-fi/fantasy book that narrates a young man's adventures as he finds himself while studying and documenting a peculiar group of women. Sounds intriguing already!

I feel like Paul is an interesting character but the women he's into seems more intriguing.

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Post by kdstrack » 14 Jan 2019, 21:26

This book seems to have an intriguing plot. Your review does a good job of increasing the mystery surrounding the Huz. Thanks for this suspenseful review!

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Post by Jessacardinal » 15 Jan 2019, 14:50

I couldn't help but chuckle after reading your first sentence. I wonder if there is a group of people out there who think women as a whole are nothing but peculiar at times! All kidding aside, this tale sounds quite gripping indeed.
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Post by Anthony__ » 16 Jan 2019, 13:59

The fact that Paul's mum was Huz and Paul is on a mission conquer this creature makes the story intriguing. I need to read this book. Great review!

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Post by Itskai88 » 22 Jan 2019, 17:28

Paul's adventure to the south will obviously be thrilling but it will be so much more fascinating to see him fulfil his purpose. Great review.

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