Friday, August 3, 2012

Book Review: Prepare

**I received a free copy of this book from the author for the purpose of reviewing it and I am grateful to him for that privilege.**

DETAILS: Prepare by Geoffrey Germann. Copyright 2012. Thriller.  Find it here on

SUMMARY: After seeing the violence and uncontrolled gang warfare in the region of the city known as "The Orchard," Darren Kiel begins dishing out some vigilante justice with a high-tech twist.

PROS: The action was well-written and fast-paced with lulls in just the right moments.  The plot was well thought out and made rational sense, which can sometimes be a sticky point with books like this.  Once I got into the story, I had a hard time putting the book down.  There was also a neat twist at the end that I didn't see coming and which didn't seem contrived simply for the sake of having a twist.  The back story of the characters was nicely dolled out in small quantities, as were the explanations for some of the main characters actions.

CONS:  The first couple of chapters I was a little confused as to the setting, which at first seemed to be almost a science-fiction-type world or maybe somewhere in the future.  I am a fan of "jumping right into the story" but a little more introduction as to the environment would have been nice.  There were also a couple of typos that I notice, although they easily could be printing errors.

BOTTOM LINE: This is a fast, enjoyable read with a very good plot.  Four stars out of five.

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