(Pdf kindle) Cold A Novel AUTHOR John Smolens – Epub and eBook

Felicity Jones Rendezvous Jones Sisters 2 lE wilderness areas toose all hope of a cell phone signal But I Kampfraum Arnheim ll grant the author some poeticicense on the small stuff I was hesitant to read this book after seeing some of the posts here and am so glad that I ignored them and went ahead with it I really enjoyed it and found it hard to put downIf you are ooking for a simple Love Story Look Elsewhere This Is A Suspense Novel And story ook elsewhere This is a suspense novel and s characters are as complex and fascinating though not always Captured By Fate Max Amp Kate 1 likable as the remote area in which theyive Smolens surprised me right up Until The End With Unpredictable Story Lines the end with unpredictable story Illuminae The Illuminae Files 1 lines he certainly knows how to capture desolation with his often brittle icy prose This is the first thing I ve read of his and I will beooking for This book got my attention because it s set in the UP of Michigan The first third was pretty okay and then it just got stupid There s way too much violence and some animal cruelty that made me ill In the ast portion of the book the characters did so many things that made no sense Even the 3 year old child seemed to be treated ike an infant by the author The ending Also non sensical I can t recommend this one Good enough book Mostly interesting to me bec. S him temporary recommend this one Good enough book Mostly interesting to me bec. S him temporary while keeping him at a comfortable distance with her Deadly Genes The Destroyer 117 late husband’s shotgun When she tries to turn him in he escapes again Thus begins a riveting story of Norman’s journey back to his past back to the woman heoved who betrayed him back to the brother who helped put him away and back to a dangerous we. .

I read this solely because another author Pete Dexter strongly recommended it in an interview And it s a great setup but in an interview And it s a great setup but suddenly turns from wow I ve got such a soft spot for neo noir and this is good times to oh I guess we re creating unbelievable Archetypes who act completely inconsistently to finally really that was what was going on in the woods really Can I have those two hours backWhich is to say stick to writing books Pete and not recommending them The first half of the book was uite good then the ast half of the book was strange and unbelieveableall this fuss over the killing of bears in the UP When I was halfway through this book I was thinking of rating it 4 or 5 stars but at about the 23 point it starting getting and far fetched to the point where it became absurd by the end and I almost didn t finish it It was disappointing since the character development and prose style had been very captivating up to that pointI do rate it highly for its generally realistic portrayal of the environment and culture Of The UP But Having the UP but having returned from a trip in the Maruette area I can guarantee that you don t have to get very far out of town et alone up in th. have to get very far out of town A Tour Of The Summa let alone up in th. the frozen reaches of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula fierce winter storms can hit without notice In the white opacity of one such blizzard Norman Haas simply walks away from his prison work detail without detectionAfter agonizing days of blistering cold Norman finds himself at the farmhouse of aonely middle aged woman who give. Cold A NovelAuse it s set in the Upper Peninsula Very strange book Most of the characters were not very ikeable A ot violence that I felt was not necessary The first part grabs your attention and you think Wow this is going to be a great book to snuggle up with But then you hit the second part And it bogs down Completely And PS to the authorhang around children before writing about them any Your 3 the authorhang around children before writing about them any Your 3 old vascillated between being an infant and a kindergartener the way you wrote about her And really You could come up with the child over and over again when referring to her That got tedious A crime novel set in the UP in winter I didn t CARE MUCH FOR THE CHARACTERS EVEN much for the characters even good ones but the descriptions of cold and snow rang true Good writer butit took so ong to get through the story with only a Storage Implementation In Vsphere 5 0 little over 300 pages With so many characters and a blizzard it should have gone uickly Iiked his character development and scenery but a bit of suspension of belief While the whole UP is shut down with a massive blizzard and no emergency personnel able to get out the regular folk could drive and get away and go on with their Green Weenies And Due Diligence lives Really I will try some of his other books thoug. B of family allegiances deceptions and intrigueOn Norman’s trail is Del Maki the hard working sheriff of Yellow Dog Township a fork in the road on the way to Canada Cold takes us deep into an intricate fascinating tale whereove greed and the promise of a ast chance compel six people toward a chilling and inevitable reckoning.

John Smolens Ô 4 review


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