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25

Review: A Kiss Before Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton

Review: A Kiss Before Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton A Kiss Before Doomsday Author: Laurence MacNaughton Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Kiss Before Doomsday is the same fun, campy energy that we found in the first book, It Happened One Doomsday.  The world that MacNaughton built in the first book, takes off now that we know the rules.  He takes his characters and runs with them, building on the story of the first book (definitely read these in order) and creating something bigger. I love that main character Dru continues to be genuine.  She really does want to help people, especially those she loves, and although she’s a crystal sorceress and hangs out with...
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Jul
9

Sunday Snippet: A Kiss Before Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton

Sunday Snippet: A Kiss Before Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton  About the Book A Kiss Before Doomsday Author:  Laurence MacNaughton Publisher:   Pyr Released:  July 11, 2017 Series:  Dru Jasper #2 Genre:  Urban Fantasy Author contact links:  Author website: www.laurencemacnaughton.com Purchase links: B&N : Amazon : Books A Million Snippet: Dru reached for the door that led upstairs to her cozy apartment over the shop, but an unsettling noise from up front stopped her. “Rane?” Dru turned and headed toward the front of her shop. What was left of it, anyway. Since the Four Horsemen had plowed a truck right through the front windows a few days ago, nearly flattening everyone inside, the place was now a boarded-up disaster area. The fluorescent overhead fixtures were...
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Jul
6

Review: It Happened One Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton

Review: It Happened One Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton It Happened One Doomsday Author: Laurence MacNaughton Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: It Happened One Doomsday is a quirky little read. It has sort of a campy feel to it.  Clearly this is the first in a new series and I will likely read at least the next installment when it comes out.  It’s not an outstanding first book, the writing flips between excellent description and repetitive metaphors, but it did get me to suspend my disbelief—which is no small task in contemporary fantasy.  I laughed when the main character Dru acknowledged that fact saying, “I can’t expect Nate to understand magic.  Hardly anyone believes in...
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