Official Review: Miller's View: La Isla de la Muerte

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Re: Official Review: Miller's View: La Isla de la Muerte

Post by lesler » 14 Sep 2018, 07:54

A honeymoon at the Island of the Dead? What could possibly go wrong? I look forward to seeing how this book develops, and hope Miller gets cleared of wrongdoing.

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Post by Mishmuma1 » 14 Sep 2018, 08:03

The review has made me curious. I am not a big fan of stories featuring the supernatural but I will give this one a try. Thanks for sparking my curiousity

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Post by Samanthajayne12 » 14 Sep 2018, 08:07

This seems to be a very interesting story line. I'm very curious about what went on for the island to acquire it's name and also how Miller ended up with these special glasses. I wonder what other powers they have! I'm not sure this is one that I will be reading though.

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Post by Nerea » 14 Sep 2018, 08:24

Great review. Though i don't think i will read the book because it contains traits that don't interest me. Thank you for sharing the review.
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Post by LV2R » 14 Sep 2018, 08:28

There seems to be a lot of characters introduced in the Prologue, and it is good that you mention it gets clearer on all the characters as you read. The book has some scary elements in it, such as voodoo, spirits, and the supernatural. Jonathan and Callie's choosing to go to "The Island of the Dead" for their honeymoon doesn't sound like the best choice. I prefer reading books in a series in order.

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Post by peterhead » 14 Sep 2018, 08:37

The name of the place should have scared the wife if not the man.they just landed in trouble,let's see how his weapon helps him.

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Post by HollandBlue » 14 Sep 2018, 08:51

Thanks for your review. I think I'll take your advice and start with reading the first book in the series since there are some spoilers in this novella. Congrats BOTD!
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Post by Shanna29 » 14 Sep 2018, 08:57

How thrilling it is to be on such an island! I love mystery so this one is for me. But I would love to read the first book from the series to better enjoy this one. Thanks for the wonderful review.

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Post by Mabel6 » 14 Sep 2018, 08:58

I added this book to my not interested in reading shelf because I would be bothered without the details as you mentioned was lacking. I do think the plot is really interesting though and the supernatural and mystery elements enhance the story. I would have liked to hear that there was more romance in this story.

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Post by OloladeO » 14 Sep 2018, 09:12

Supernatural elements, Voodoo, Gold-rimmed glass that would help Detective Jonathan Miller clear his name... It looks like a book that will keep you engaged. I read the sample of the book and I believe the book needs another round of editing as suggested by the reviewer. Congrats to the author for winning BOTD.

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Post by cpru68 » 14 Sep 2018, 09:14

I read the sample, and I was so confused by the opening so thank you for your review because it cleared up the muddy waters. I didn’t realize this was a sequel, so now it makes sense. I don’t think it’s the book for me. Without having read the first one, I just don’t like jumping into the middle of a story. Thank you for this helpful review!
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Post by Jmteachmom » 14 Sep 2018, 09:18

I enjoyed reading this review. While this book may be a easy quick read, I don't think I would choose to read this one. I don't like to start in the middle of a series and I am just not a fan of voodoo or supernatural activity in stories. I usually get lost trying to understand the happenings and lose sight of the story. Thanks for a great review!

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Sep 2018, 09:28

Why would you go to a place like that for your honeymoon? I like paranormal shows and books. This book sounds very interesting. Thank you
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Post by MsTri » 14 Sep 2018, 09:35

Even though the supernatural elements to this tale sound good, I don't care for stories that involve people having to prove their own innocence. Add to that that this is far from the first book in the series, and I'm just not interested. Thanks for the great review, though!

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Post by Yolimari » 14 Sep 2018, 09:43

I would not go on a honeymoon to a place called Isla de la Muerte. I am not into scary stories but sounds like fans of the genre might like this story. Thanks for the review!
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