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I felt guilty for enjoying it so much
on 8 February 2014
I read this because of an article citing Russell Blake as the number one self-published author. I was curious. Russell writes fluently and descriptively, with rip roaring action sequences. Hardly Booker prize winning complexity, with Raymond Chandler- style dirty but two-dimensional characterisations. I was genuinely impressed by his ability to take you into a person's mind at times of crisis, or even death. That being said, it was a bit improbable, even silly at times, with great swathes of machismo action writing. Still, I read it to the end and am contemplating buying the next in the series...