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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Fatal Tide Book Review

 

Book Review of Fatal Tide
  by Lis Wiehl with Pete Nelson
"An East Salem Novel, Book 3"

REVIEW BY: L. Bankhead

    It's here!  The final installment of the East Salem series.  The book picks up with the Saint Adrian boys being commissioned all over the world to infect the Earth's water supply with a drug that will cause chaos and inevitable death.  It's up to Tommy, Dani, Quinn, Aunt Ruth, Cassandra and others to do their best to save the world from inescapable destruction.  With the help of the angels, Charlie and Ben (seen in book 2), it all comes down to the final moments before it's too late. 
    The pros: Wiehl always does an excellent job of character development.  This book is full of action, as usual. 
    The cons: Wiehl fails to include God in her series.  He's a after-thought when the angels appear.  In my opinion, there's too much of the evil side, and not enough of a higher power prevailing until the very end. 
    Will I keep reading Lis Wiehl's offerings?  Absolutely.  Any time she rights about murder and thrilling substance,  I'm going to read it.  (See Triple Threat Series and Mia Quinn Mysteries)  I enjoyed this series, but think it could have been better.  I hope in the future Wiehl sticks with what she knows and writes a lot more of that. 

(I received this book free from booksneeze.com as part of their blogging program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.") 

NEXT UP!  Reviews coming your way this Fall.... 

Beauty By The Book, For Teens by Laurie Cole

A Plain Disappearance by Amanda Flower

Frame 232 by Wil Mara 

Blessed Child by Ted Dekker

2 comments:

caylen said...

Lacey,
Good evening! I came across your blog while doing some research for some clients I'm working with, and saw that you've previously reviewed Beth Moore. Beth has a new book coming out in October called Whispers of Hope and I wanted to see if you might be interested in reviewing it. You can find additional information about the book below.
Please let me know if you're interested in reviewing the book on your blog and I'll be happy to mail you a copy. We also have copies available for giveaways if you're interested in hosting one. We're aiming for reviews to post in October and November.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Caylen Kyle

Whispers of Hope, Beth Moore

Scripture tells us to pray without ceasing, but how in the world do we do that? In fact, how should we effectively pray to begin with?

Best-selling author Beth Moore addresses these practical and pervasive matters in Whispers of Hope by walking readers through an easy to remember and apply method of prayer, coupled with seventy daily devotionals and followed by prompts to put this prayer method into practice.

Indeed, Whispers of Hope teaches the manifestation process of powerful Word-saturated prayer in response to a daily Bible reading. In turn, you will better understand how devotional reading and prayer are central to a stronger relationship with God.

Lacey Bankhead said...

Absolutely. Would love to read and host a giveaway if it's not too late.

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