I’m not paying this guy, honest.
If there’s one thing Misha Burnett can pull off extremely well, it’s the beginnings of his novels. Every novel in his Book of Lost Doors series so far dives right into the action. No boring exposition or “previously on”. Perhaps that, more than anything else, kept me reading.
It’s been about a year since the events of the last novel, and James has had time to deal with the fallout, mainly Godiva’s sudden parting. His sister, Agony, is on the rise in the world while James himself occupies a top position with Agony’s corporate empire. And then Agony gets kidnapped. From that point on, the story blasts into hyperdrive and doesn’t give you time to breathe until the end.
Misha Burnett can do characters. That much is obvious, but even better, he does characters without pages of flashbacks and pointless exposition *cough cough* Stephen King. In addition, these characters are…
View original post 313 more words