Review by micoleon13 -- Raven's Peak by Lincoln Cole

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Re: Review by micoleon13 -- Raven's Peak by Lincoln Cole

Post by richa1706 » 19 May 2018, 23:42

From the sample, this book seemed like an interesting read.The pace is good and I could find instant connect with the protagonist Reverend. It can be one of those books which you pick up and finish off in one go as storyline seems smooth and booklength is only some 200+ pages. My best wishes to the author.

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Post by janetp28752 » 20 May 2018, 08:45

I actually downloaded all three books in the series by this prolific young author. I was intrigued by the name and the book cover and I am of the opinion that reading only one book in a series does not do the storyline justice. (The World on Fire series)

The writing is very reminiscent of Stephen King and tension builds well in the first few pages of the book. I am only about 6% into the first book in the series according to my Kindle and already I have a big case of the heebie-jeebies. The description of dismembered bodies and entrails hanging from tree-limbs make my stomach turn. I am intrigued by the character of Reverend/ Arthur and dying (pardon the pun) to know more about his history.

The writing style reminds me of young adult novels, although I am not sure if this is what the author intended. I have a few quibbles so far about the use of cliches and adverbs, but things seem to smooth out as the story progresses. Blood always seems to taste like copper in horror novels, "immutable silence" does not make sense to me, and "instinctually" is not a word.

Horror novels are not my thing in my normal everyday reading for fun, but I am hooked enough on the character development to continue the series and try to control my shuddering in the process.

I looked up Mr. Cole's author page on Amazon and am intrigued enough to check out some of his other work, especially the Sci-Fi as I am a big fan of the genre.

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Post by Lindsey Dee » 22 May 2018, 00:27

I am so excited to read this book after reading the review! I love books involving anything supernatural!

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Post by Hoperussell_345 » 23 May 2018, 19:06

Really amazing, thought it would’ve been boring but it’s really beneficial.

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Post by allinsondaniel » 27 May 2018, 07:30

Raven peak, look amazing, the cover of the book is epic, I interesting to read.

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Post by Traci24 » 27 May 2018, 13:09

Nice review. I read Ravens Peak as well and liked the "meat" of the story. However, I had a hard time following the prologue. It didn't suck me right in until Abigail became the lead, around page 42.
Then I could not put it down.
Once again nice job on your review.

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Post by Gmdiamzon 2 » 12 Jun 2018, 11:40

This book got me with its book cover. I was first wondering what could be the topic well it really says its a mystery and being strong of the chatacter in the story. I rated it 4/4 because i believe this book shows what mystery is really is.

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Post by xaldovah » 14 Jun 2018, 09:23

The review is precisely wooing. I need to check out this book soon.

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Post by smc19 » 16 Jun 2018, 23:43

Certainly enjoy a good mystery, although not so much a fan of the fantasy world. Your comments make it sound like it might not steer too far from the tracks of credibility so perhaps it worth a go. Thanks.

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Post by Hyacenth_cuenca » 19 Jun 2018, 04:58

Interesting im looking forward for the whole story .. hope i can more until the last pages of it.

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Post by Mommybookclub3 » 21 Jun 2018, 07:52

Because I read your review. I want to read the book now. However I am new to this so Im not sure how this work. Do we have to buy these books and then post our reviews or are the books free to read and post review on the books read.
Thank you for your review and your help.

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Post by pricklypurple » 22 Jun 2018, 11:46

I wish I had enjoyed this book this much. I really found it to be rather poorly edited and lacking in originality. A lot of people seem to love it, but it wasn't for me.

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Post by Denis Kimanzi » 08 Jul 2018, 07:40

Nice Review. I can't wait to read it and I hope I will enjoy it.

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Post by Mare_1807 » 17 Aug 2018, 04:29

Just the mention of Stephen King is good enough for me. I am definitely reading this book. Thanks for the review.

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Post by PIerce32265 » 26 Sep 2018, 19:35

The characters are Abigail and Haatim they are investigate some suspicious behavior and death in this small town called bachwater .If you like Stephen king and loves unexpected twist one to another plot this is the most book I have read and admitted that's its goes beyond scared book to wants to found out what is going on in this one horse town called backwater.Abigials past comes back to haunted her when she start to investigate this strange town to see what ws going on until they start founding out things the more it got stranger by the minute.Everyone was afraid to say anything cause they didn't want to be the next vitcem to come up missed or death.

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