Overall rating and opinion of Free Fish Friday

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Re: Overall rating and opinion of Free Fish Friday

Post by bookowlie » 19 Oct 2015, 10:43

Oops...I meant to type "that appealed" instead of "that appeal."
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Post by Tooke17 » 22 Oct 2015, 19:12

Just finished barracuda , what a great book , it was even better than the first . I can't wait for number 3 . !!

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Post by Lee Stone » 23 Oct 2015, 07:31

Tooke17 wrote:Just finished barracuda , what a great book , it was even better than the first . I can't wait for number 3 . !!
Thank you for the positive reinforcement. Please consider dropping your reviews for Barracuda and Free Fish Friday on the Amazon site ... they will glow there forever!

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Post by Dphaber » 23 Oct 2015, 20:39

Oh, Barracuda's available. Going to have to pick that one up now.

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Post by hsimone » 28 Oct 2015, 18:38

Overall, I really enjoyed Free Fish Friday! I liked most of the characters, and I enjoyed the plot. The fact that there wasn't an actual murderer was a nice little twist. I'll be honest, I was expecting a person to have caused Jerry's death, but when I found out his death was an accident, I actually felt relieved! Towards the beginning of the book, I was a little worried of the book being focused a little too much on fishing, which I have never tried and don't really want to, but the book surprised me! It wasn't too much at all!

I wasn't a big fan of Slacker's choices, focusing on the women aspect, for most of the book. I think it added to the plot, so I wouldn't want it to be changed. However, it was sad that he felt he needed to be with several women, including married ones, to satisfy his needs. On the upswing, I liked that in the end, it looks like he will be settling down with Devan after all! Nice, Devan! :)

I would absolutely recommend this book for others to read! It has a good balance of suspense without goriness and great plot development. The story line held my interest throughout the book. I also appreciate character development throughout the book as well. Thanks for a great read, Mr. Lee Stone!
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Post by bookowlie » 30 Oct 2015, 11:00

hsimone wrote:Overall, I really enjoyed Free Fish Friday! I liked most of the characters, and I enjoyed the plot. The fact that there wasn't an actual murderer was a nice little twist. I'll be honest, I was expecting a person to have caused Jerry's death, but when I found out his death was an accident, I actually felt relieved! Towards the beginning of the book, I was a little worried of the book being focused a little too much on fishing, which I have never tried and don't really want to, but the book surprised me! It wasn't too much at all!

I wasn't a big fan of Slacker's choices, focusing on the women aspect, for most of the book. I think it added to the plot, so I wouldn't want it to be changed. However, it was sad that he felt he needed to be with several women, including married ones, to satisfy his needs. On the upswing, I liked that in the end, it looks like he will be settling down with Devan after all! Nice, Devan! :)

I would absolutely recommend this book for others to read! It has a good balance of suspense without goriness and great plot development. The story line held my interest throughout the book. I also appreciate character development throughout the book as well. Thanks for a great read, Mr. Lee Stone!
I agree that it was a nice twist to discover Jerry's death was an accident. It was a great tie-in with the description of Jerry doing expert dives in the water early in the story. I love when pieces of the plot link like pieces of a puzzle.
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Post by hsimone » 30 Oct 2015, 16:32

Me too! :)
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Post by gali » 31 Oct 2015, 00:12

I also liked the twist at the end and thought it was a fitting end.
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Post by V_bansal2912 » 01 Nov 2015, 03:00

I have just started reading the book...to be honest I would never have selected this type of book myself and would be missing a good read...so thank you for making it BOTM...!!

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Post by bookowlie » 01 Nov 2015, 20:50

I am proud to announce that Lee Stone wrote the first official Author Guest Post on our site! It's a gem.
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Post by Lee Stone » 09 Nov 2015, 11:12

Almost unmentioned is the fact that this particular "murder" mystery had no murder at all. All of the tragic events were triggered by a belief that the death was a result of foul play. Did that element intrigue? Disappoint? My hope was that it would be an entirely different, perhaps even intriguing, twist.

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Post by Tooke17 » 09 Nov 2015, 12:08

Lee Stone wrote:Almost unmentioned is the fact that this particular "murder" mystery had no murder at all. All of the tragic events were triggered by a belief that the death was a result of foul play. Did that element intrigue? Disappoint? My hope was that it would be an entirely different, perhaps even intriguing, twist.
I thought it was a great twist ! Loved it

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Post by gali » 09 Nov 2015, 12:34

Lee Stone wrote:Almost unmentioned is the fact that this particular "murder" mystery had no murder at all. All of the tragic events were triggered by a belief that the death was a result of foul play. Did that element intrigue? Disappoint? My hope was that it would be an entirely different, perhaps even intriguing, twist.
We didn't mention it to avoid spoiling it for those who didn't read the book yet. Anyway, I loved the twist and found it intriguing. :)
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Post by hsimone » 09 Nov 2015, 16:04

Lee Stone wrote:Almost unmentioned is the fact that this particular "murder" mystery had no murder at all. All of the tragic events were triggered by a belief that the death was a result of foul play. Did that element intrigue? Disappoint? My hope was that it would be an entirely different, perhaps even intriguing, twist.
I loved the twist! Knowing that there wasn't a murder actually made me feel good. I appreciated the story more. Nice work! :)
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Post by zaynab_m » 11 Nov 2015, 16:31

I haven't yet read the book, but it certainly seems like a good one based on how much everyone here like it. I hope I can read it soon
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