EBOOK or PDF Amid the Shadows ☆ Michael C. Grumley
Eal fear for the main characters In that way the story itself and the ending tight up almost too tidily Side characters are used but often not to very food effect They come off less as people populating a full world and as B side television characters he was a fan of telling what kind of person
they were instead of showing That brings me to my largest criticism of this book it was set to were instead of showing That brings me to my largest criticism of this book it was set to epic in scope but much of the world level shaking cleans up incredibly easily and I always felt detached from the larger pictureSmaller things bothered me too There were a fair number of minor rammar mistakes she s six years old comes to mind and large chunks of descriptive stuff that was auxiliary to the story I understand explaining the history of a building but he did it too often and again not usually to After the End good effect I found the freuent scene changes jarring because sometimes he didn tive me a reference sentence for how the last scene transitioned into the next one The main villain was a little cartoony and I had a little trouble buying by the end that he was competent enough to champion his plan for world destruction All of that said the story was largely enjoyable I don t feel like I wasted my time on #it It isn t a masterpiece by any stretch but it has a pretty strong concept at its # It isn t a masterpiece by any stretch but it has a pretty strong concept at its and characters who are interesting if not masterfully portrayed I d recommend it to someone who only dabbles in thrillers and likes a Christian message I d tell the author to keep writing the writing isn t terrible but it can only improve I really enjoyed itThe classic battle between The Doll and Her Friends (1893) good and evil The story blends the spritual and supernatural highlighting the concept of the fallen angel and the manipulation of technology on alobal scale in an attempt to trigger the final annihilation Some Septiņi great books take a while torab you reel you in This book is not one of those this one latches on to you from the Nightbane World Book One geto and takes you for a thrill ride I enjoyed this book immensely I had a hard time putting it down after all I do need to sleep This book I was always eager to read the author tantalizes you with enough suspense intrigue drama with a supernatural twist to make you keep on reading It s like The Bourne Identity meets Stephen King Grumley is a talented author if he keeps putting out books like these he will have to uit his day job. G conspiracy Christine discovers that someone will stop at nothing to rid the world of Sarah's ability Now the only thing that really matters is keeping Sarah aliv. Ere were elements of this book which I found #fun and intriguing but by the second half of the read I found myself just wanting to finish the # and intriguing but by the second half of the read I found myself just wanting to finish the not a The All New Jonah Twist good reaction for a reader The plot meandered without much purpose at times and the big reveal felt like an eye roll toorandiose while also managing to be too predictable Some of the characters had potential but were not developed Additionally just as the plot seems to move along the author introduces another minor character for no particular reason and then discards the same character after a mere chapter or two Finally some of the details at least those of the military variety were so blatantly inaccurate as to thoroughly distract from the reading My biggest problem with these inaccuracies is that even a simple Wikipedia search would have likely iven the author
correct information that could have helped improve the information that could have helped improve the of those moments Ultimately I am disappointed that the potential of this story was never realized I have one uestion for Mr Grumley WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT I will be brutal on this one it absolutely was the worst book I have put myself through this year the plot was unrealistic the characters were stoic there was no answers to so many uestions about the six year old irl her ift
she hadEvery Chapter in this book was over written really some of the stuff was like WHATS THAT GOT hadEvery Chapter in this book was over written really some of the stuff was like WHATS THAT GOT DO WITH IT I kept asking myself It was like an apocalyptic read rather than what the blurb had on the book descriptionOn one hand there was a ood thing about this book THE END enough said I m not sure if this one deserves two or three stars The premise is interesting although if I had known what it was about I probably wouldn t have picked it up in the first place the description of the book is woefully inadeuate to the storyStill the world was interesting and the foundational ideas of it are enerally uplifting in a Christian God s looking out for us even though it seems like he isn t sort of way I appreciated the concept that the Bible s meaning has been lost to interpretation and some of the other ideasStill it s the execution that leaves some to be desired The story tears on uickly but in a way that seems to leave very little chance for anything terribly unexpected to happen There were no powerful twists and although characters died I never felt any Rah Baxter ends up in the care of a new and inexperienced social worker with problems of her own But when Christine Rose and Sarah both et thrown into a terrifyin. What The Blippity BlankBilled as a Dan Brown #esue mystery with a supernatural flair this book is a complete mess Characters come and o without any # mystery with a supernatural flair this book is a complete mess Characters come and o without any for the reader to care Seemingly interesting set pieces are mysteriously introduced in a certainly Brown esue style only to never be mentioned again The relationships are improbable the action is stilted the villains are either bland cutouts or mustache twirling buffoons and huge sections of side material read like blog posts on topics that interested the author eg computer viruses the crew size and configuration of a Boeing 757 etcReally it worked like this10% in Wow this DOES feel like Dan Brown30% in Very mysterious50% in Still pretty mysterious70% in There s no way that any payoff can match this build up80% in Really90% in I want to Sinfully Damaged (Master Mistress, give up but I m so closeCompleted I mlad I only paid 099 for this This is one of the worst books I ve ever read I am legitimately upset for the time I wasted reading it and I wish I could have forced myself to abandon the story The story is a cheap interpretation of Christianity and a novice attempt at conspiracy theory The plot had many holes the characters were under developed and the dialogue was cheesy at best Do not recommend Amid the ShadowsWhat an AWESOME book this isI ABCs of Baseball give it the highest rating possibleThe storyline was strong scary but at the same time sweet had religious overtones woven throughout positive and negative each of the characters were very well written very cool elite special forces who kicks some serious ss I read this book in a little over five hoursno daily walk for meI could NOT put it down The main character Sarahot my heart I wonder if there are really ifts such as hersand the little boy they found in Kansas The
Theme Of This Book Is of this book is ood will triumph even when evil is almost eual in powerI will remember and recommend books written by Michael C Grumley This author frustrates me because he is letting his ego hold him back He doesn t think he needs an editor and though he invites readers to post reviews he only pays attention to the Taken By the Sheriff the Deputy Too! good ones If you can t take constructive criticism you will never improve He has veryood story ideas and he s a decent writer As I sai Ok one of the reviews Kentucky Grandmothers got me What in the world is Bazes looking for I took a chance on this book and was disappointed Th. A six year oldirl is born with an unimaginable ift One person wants to extinguish it Another wants to protect it After her mother is violently murdered young Sa.