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a little "film noir", a little "action adventure", and a whole lot of fun. The ending was a little cliched, but other than that a great read that everyone should take a chance with.
01/30/2011
A solid read all the way through Although a couple of character back-stories just seemed to be thrown in, most of the characters (even some minor ones) were very well fleshed out.

While the story idea wasn't unique in itself, it was done well enough to overlook it, although the 'extra ending' seemed to be more of a "throw it in there and let the reader's imagination do the majority of the work", even though the foreshadowing made it obvious where it was leading.

But all said, a solid enjoyable read.
01/30/2011
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4
Great story, although the "big twist" seemed to be a bit of an overreach for what was an otherwise fantastic story

I have to admit that I was disappointed in the fact that the author tried to conclude the story with -two- separate stories without a final tie in together. (Basically ignoring the early hero to try to make us care about a previously worthless (IMO) character.)

Any full circle between the endings would have possibly made it a 5 * story, but as is, it's definitely a 4* book.
01/29/2011
E.A. Chance - Post-Apocalyptic Women's Fiction
FEATURED AUTHOR - E.A. Chance is an award-winning writer of suspense, thriller and post-apocalyptic women's fiction. She loves books that influence her writing and her life and thrives on crafting tales of everyday superheroes. She has traveled the world and lived in five different countries. She currently resides in the Williamsburg, Virginia area with her husband, is the proud mother of four grown sons and Nana to one amazing grand-darling. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her book, Solar Fury.