Top critical review
Good value at 99p.
26 July 2017
Finished this last night. It's not a bad story; too long for a short story, too short for a novel, probably falls into the novella or novelette category.
It was part of the Danny Black series and a complete story with a beginning, a middle and an end, which bucks the current trend amongst authors of leaving stories unfinished in order to get readers to buy the next book in the series.
Whilst we are on authors. There was a mistake, repeated twice, that tends to make me believe that Ryan no longer writes these himself. His MC lacks correct radio procedure; real service people never say 'over and out' just 'over' or simply 'out' to end a transmission.
Otherwise I was happier with this story than I have been with other recent Ryan publications. Not a bad plot, although some of the action sequences bordered on the fantasy, good characterisation, good scene setting. Worth 99p.