A. Senington

Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (32 of 47)
Location: England

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Metro 2034 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
Metro 2034 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Boring, 11 Mar 2014
Only finished it because I felt I owed it to the author, due to liking '33 so much.

None of the characters are well written, least of all being Sasha and Leonid. Sasha is a typical teenage girl who basically falls in love with Hunter for no reason within 5 minutes of meeting him. She is hugely naive, irritatingly so, to the point that I wanted to scream at the book. She thinks that Hunter "needs" her for some reason. She believes every word that Leonid (who obviously just wants to get her alone) says to her.

I don't know if the author was trying to push the idea of fate and destiny with the characters beleiving that they are connected and all, but it really… Read more
18 Days (Best of British) by Allen Miles
18 Days (Best of British) by Allen Miles
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I trudged my way to 71% of the book. I should have gave up earlier. At first it seemed interesting, but then it just becme the same repetitive descriptions of the lead character getting drunk. It also had the complaining that he hadn't eaten for ten days, while describig the sausage rolls and sandwiches that the main character had eaten. So he just hadn't had a cooked meal? So what? At first I felt sympathy for the main character, and in real life I would still be sympathetic. But a book is supposed to engage the reader and entertain them.

Literally in the first few pages of the book, the main character's wife died. The rest of the story up until I gave up was about the… Read more
Project Nemesis (A Kaiju Thriller) by Jeremy Robinson
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow, 22 Nov 2013
I was a little concerned when I saw how many five star reviews are on this product. I thought they must be fake. How can an indie book be THAT good. But it really was good. There wasn't any fluff or waffling in the book which I find that some other authors use to pad up the number of pages in a book. There was constant action from the first chapter. You didn't know what was going to happen next. Only flaw I saw was about the love story, it seemed too obvious. But it didn't protract from the meat of the book. The monster was an interesting concept and it isn't very often that an author manages to convey the horror of the aftermath without it sounding like an attempt at a Saw movie… Read more