Official Review: The Candle Room by Daniel K. Gentile

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Re: Official Review: The Candle Room by Daniel K. Gentile

Post by Miercoles » 30 Jul 2018, 23:06

I quite enjoyed your review. It is unfortunate that the story lacks suspense, but it seems to be a good court room drama nevertheless. It should make an interesting read.

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Post by Disneyland » 30 Jul 2018, 23:08

'Official Review: The Candle Room by Daniel K. Gentile', is a critical one! It benefits the author as well as readers! It helps the author, to develop an outlook and guides the readers, in reading the story!

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Post by Kibetious » 30 Jul 2018, 23:11

This is a wonderful review. Thanks a lot for it. It is sad to note that there is no suspense in the whole book and that the murderer is revealed in a way that s not interesting too. I may not be reading this given how the review puts the book. Well done for the character development part.
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Post by Snowflake » 30 Jul 2018, 23:15

Thanks for your review. It’s a shame that there isn’t more suspense but I’m glad you enjoyed the characters and the day to day workings of the newly minted law firm and the trial details
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Post by Evvynn » 30 Jul 2018, 23:16

The introduction of this review was excellently captured and some of the intriguing excepts from the book makes me want to read the book :techie-studyingbrown:

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Post by MiziS_1305 » 30 Jul 2018, 23:26

As crime thrillers pertain to my taste, I will give it a go. Though this is one of the reasons, but not the only one. I also want to know who is Ollie's killer and why the book has been titled 'Candle Room'.

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Post by Bestman Obi » 30 Jul 2018, 23:30

I must confess, I have never come across such an interesting story before, I also give you a credit for your review, it was well written.
I'd really love to give this one a go! I don't mind knowing the killer early one, as I've read many tomes where it was purposefully put in in the beginning, but I still enjoyed reading about the authorities figuring it out. For this book in particular, I also love the idea of meeting Zach's assorted and interesting clients and hearing Zach's thoughts while in court.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 30 Jul 2018, 23:41

This is an incredible crime thriller that can be found for free on Kindle Unlimited. The onlinebookclub review of the book was written masterfully and highlighted the best the book had to offer. I rated the book 3 out of 4 stars. Congrats on being the BOTD.
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Post by florence faith » 30 Jul 2018, 23:48

I'm currently searching for a new book to read hahaha so I'll give this a try. I'm not really sure yet if this book is fit for me. But Anyway, thanks for your review!

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Post by Shas F » 30 Jul 2018, 23:49

This is a great review from an astute reader. I got hooked into the story after reading the sample of the book provided in Amazon and I bought the book just to see it through. Thanks for the warning but I'm gonna finish it anyway because I already have a suspect and I would like to know if I'm right. I love crime mysteries and suspense. Daniel Gentile has a deft, professional hand writing a legal thriller, avoiding to provide too long and meandering back stories so that readers are always focused on the heart of the matter. Zach is a realistic protagonist. The story of the murder victim, Ollie, is pure tragedy. He's not likable but you know circumstances in his life forced him to be this person, who makes a lot of money like an excellent video gamer but is utterly alone and isolated from human connections. And then there his abandoned brother, Andrew. I want to see the conclusion of this murder mystery, still hoping to enjoy the big reveal and not the data dump that you caution us about.

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Post by truebookaddict » 30 Jul 2018, 23:54

What a clever review! I'm kind of disappointed to hear there's no suspense. I really liked the sound of this from the synopsis, but I'm one of those readers you mentioned who likes a real headscratcher. Good to hear there are some genuinely interesting parts though. Thanks for this entertaining review.
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Post by DorcasToo » 30 Jul 2018, 23:59

Apart from the no suspense I guess I will give it a try. I enjoy court drama and will enjoy this one thanks for the nice review.
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Post by joycechitwa » 31 Jul 2018, 00:02

Courtroom drama are always a treat to read. And especially if the aim is to nail who committed a murder. Will the evidence suffice to put the culprit behind bars? It's a good thing that the story line is great and the dialog entertaining; however the fact that the suspense falls flat, is a bit of a letdown. Thanks for this review!

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Post by kate_nguyen » 31 Jul 2018, 00:04

I am not a fan of courtroom drama, nevertheless congratulation " The Candle Room" for being BOTD! I think the shortcomings is not a mood killer, sometime knowing the killer early is still interesting.

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Post by Vickie Noel » 31 Jul 2018, 00:09

I love legal books and courtroom drama. This would have been a great fit but the lack of suspense slows down my enthusiasm some. Still, I might give it a chance, depending on how the sample turns out. Thanks for this dramatic review!
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