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Thursday, 13 June 2013

eBook Reviews - The Boy Who Melted by Travis McBee

Review of The Boy Who Melted by Travis McBee

Book Blurb: John Woodward suffers from one of the strangest afflictions the world has ever seen: whenever he is caught in the rain he quite literally begins to melt.

I rated this book 4 of 5 stars

This book is the first I’ve read from this author and what prompted me to pick it to pluck it from the site of download was the fact it appeared to be the author’s first published work there. I got it for free so no one loses.
It started up well, it had a very good premise that set a good foundation for the story to build upon. But built fairly it did. First I didn’t understand why the story was classified as horror. It should’ve been put under the mystery section as it poorly contained elements of horror, which I was disappointed with as I had downloaded it to read some mindbending gory stuff from some new guy.
Then somewhere close to the finish, grammatical errors started to peep through the story, though not much to deter my interest in it.
However, the writing was clear and precise and easy to read. It took me about an hour to read and absorb the story. Though it didn’t leave me wanting more, it was very interesting, fair justice done to a genuine idea. And now it has made me anticipate forthcoming works of this author.
You can download The Boy Who Melted by Travis McBee on Smashwords with this link and drop him at least a line telling him how much you enjoyed his story.

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