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ianalexandermartin

"ianalexandermartin"
Ian Alexander Martin
Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (8 of 9)
Location: Canada
In My Own Words:
Described by others as ‘annoying’ and/or ‘impish’ – sometimes as ‘oh *that* guy’ – I care nothing for the standards of society and plan to be in the tropics when they come to their senses and beat a path to the door.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 125,051 - Total Helpful Votes: 8 of 9
The World House by Guy Adams
The World House by Guy Adams
5.0 out of 5 stars What a cracking read!, Feb. 20 2012
It's impossible to discuss much of the plot without revealing too much, as it's that sort of constant surprise which makes this work so very well. The characters and action are excellently done, with details in each which are believable and interesting (which isn't anywhere as easy as it might sound). Woven with equal amounts of horror and humour, Guy Adams shamelessly borrows from the eternal tropes (as well as some of his previous efforts) to craft something that's worth more then the sum of its parts. Phenomenal stuff and well worth the price of admission, and has me scrabbling around to locate Restoration: The World House, Book 2Read more
Dreadnought by Cherie Priest
Dreadnought by Cherie Priest
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Having come to know Cherie Priest first (through a convention) and the books she writes as a result of thinking "this is a wonderful person", it's quite possible that I was pre-destined to like this book as much as I enjoyed the previous book of hers read, "Boneshaker". That said, "Dreadnought" is not the same book, but is just the same level of fascinating read. While last year's book was set in a small geographic area and stressed character and rules of the world over action (while still including the latter very much), "Dreadnought" covers nearly half of the USA geographically (as the heroine rushes to the side of her dying father)… Read more
Torchwood: The House That Jack Built by Guy Adams
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Funny, scary, mind-bendingly twisty tale of one house that seems hell-bent for hell's gates. Packed with more enjoyable scenes and dialogue than ought to be legally permitted (including more name-dropping of the author's friends than one would suspect, for that matter). Adams has the right mix of saucy, cheeky, intelligent tale spinning to make 'TV Tie-In Novels' actually respectable. And, given his nature, that's the most surprising thing of all. Read it. Read it NOW! Do it!

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