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Coffee2words

I write, read and review, I blog frequently and love anything to do with books and writing, including editing. I am a Book Nerd and I wear that badge with pride.  http://coffee2words.wordpress.com

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What Tomorrow May Bring
Deborah Rix, Shelbi Wescott, Joseph A. Turkot, David J. Normoyle, Cary Caffrey, Samantha Durante, Megan Thomason, Jenni Merritt, David Estes, Susan Kaye Quinn, Tony Bertauski
In the Shadow of Mountains: The Lost Girls - David George Richards I received a copy of this book from David in return for a review. I was given the opportunity to pick out of his selection of books and I was pleasantly surprised with my selection.

In the Shadow of Mountains: The Lost Girls is a book packed with adventure, romance, discovery, fantasy and science fiction. It had a really good mix of all of them, so no, one point felt too full on, or left behind.

I liked the main characters, Rolf and Soo-Kai. I liked most of the characters, even the bad ones. They felt well developed and realistic, even though the world they found themselves in was quite different to ours.

I did think the story was a little too long for a first book. There is A LOT to take in and at times it was a little confusing to keep all the characters straight (in particular all the girls from the hockey team).

I would have liked a little more detail in some of the high action/gritty bits, as at times it felt a bit glossed over.

Having said that - I would recommend reading this book if you'd like to be thrust into this world of aliens, androktones, knights, kings and princes.

One thing I noticed:

11% - 'Always the ova would receive too little from Rolf, to twotoo much, and always...'