Voices in the Wind

by Judy Bruce | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: 1770764658 Global Overview for this book
Registered by thecosydragon of Mount Waverley, Victoria Australia on 5/28/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by thecosydragon from Mount Waverley, Victoria Australia on Saturday, May 28, 2016
Megan has returned home for a funeral, and ends up facing more than she bargained for. She's just finished the Bar exams that mean she's a full-fledged lawyer. She comes to a practice that is being embezzled and a stage set for death.

This book was such a disappointment. All the exciting things promised in the blurb turned out to be completely predictable. The grand secret? Meh. I wasn't that convinced that her dad had done anything wrong. It's hard to cope with children, of any kind!

The progression was soooo slow. Thing one happened. Then there was a bit of uninspiring soul searching. Then thing 2. Oh wait, she needs to run out into the middle of the woods. And then... Oh no, we've been distracted by childhood memories. Oh yes, back to the main storyline. Oh wait, we diverged again.

This was a classic example of telling vs showing storytelling. The fight scenes which could have been exciting were like the boring blow by blows (literally) of a boxer's match. There was no feeling of character, and honestly I couldn't tell the difference between the different people - I didn't even remember their names. Megan... And ah, dad? Uncle Bill? No idea on the rest of them, even the 'blonde hunk'.

I barely finished this novel. Honestly, I can't see who it might appeal to. It just didn't take my fancy. The author very nicely asked me to review it, and kindly sent me the first two novels in the series, but I won't be even attempting the second one in the hopes it gets better.

Journal Entry 2 by thecosydragon at Blackburn Road in Mount Waverley, Victoria Australia on Friday, June 8, 2018

Released 6 yrs ago (6/8/2018 UTC) at Blackburn Road in Mount Waverley, Victoria Australia

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Actually released years ago, but for some reason was not registered as travelling. I only hope it has found a new home and has not been trashed.

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