Friday, May 4, 2012
Indie Book Review: Wrath and Remembrance
I still don't have a microphone :( so no Flipped Book Review this week. But I wanted to give you guys something, and I only just realized that I have yet to review Wrath and Remembrance, by John Walker. I read this book months back, and somehow never got around to the review. So here it is :)
Title: Wrath and Remembrance by John Walker
As Jack Parrish struggles to survive and hold onto his sanity in an ever-changing world, someone from his forgotten past is hunting him.
The car crash he survived as a child has left him without parents and struck by amnesia for the next 18 years.
What do his nightmares mean?
Are they distorted flashes from his past or premonitions of what will be?
Why is someone out to kill him?
Just when life seems to be going right for Jack those close to him are being murdered and Jack is forced into a deadly game of cat and mouse.
First and Foremost, I really enjoyed the story of Wrath and Remembrance. There is some great character development and the plot is strong and easy to follow.
Jack Parrish is the protagonist, and I have a hard time believing that anyone could read this book, and not be on his side. The author guides us seamlessly through Jack's world, and kept me on the edge of my seat through most of the book. Since I remark on editing for all of my indie reviews, I have to say that Wrath and Remembrance was well crafted and honed and well as any big label book. However, I am not a huge fan of the cover art for this one. I think with such a great story, John would do well to get a cover that will draw people to his work.
Now I don't have any problem with an author sharing some political or religious views through his or her writing, (in fact, I think that this is one of the things that most great literature has in common throughout history) but it's something you should be aware of before you start reading. This one has some definite religious themes, but they don't take away from the story at all.
I give John Walker's, Wrath and Remembrance, 5 stars out of 5!
This title is available at Amazon.com, right now for only $.99!