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May 27, 2013
Arshem "Indie Author Book Reviews" (Indiana)
This review is from: Judgement of Souls (Kindle Edition)
Review: In a time where many writers are attempting to romanticize vampires and sensationalize them for our younger generations, author Margarita Felices' actually crafts an old-fashioned Gothic Horror story in her latest book, "Judgement of Souls". Her work stays true to the ideas and plots that first brought these creatures to light long ago when Bram Stoker captured the public's imagination with his writing, and forced the vampire out from the dark recesses of our subconscious and into the open. Felices' book updates the tale for modern times while still infusing the pages with romance, action and intriguing characters. While the plot is predictable, it does have exciting elements that keep you reading through till the end. Set in Cardiff, Wales, the city and the places mentioned are rendered wonderfully and you can imagine the events unfolding there without having to put too much effort into it. In regards to the premise of this tale, there is enough background behind each person to allow for another book to follow, and it seems that that could be the direction the author is headed. One of the only problems with the book is its pacing. At 173 pages the story moves too quickly, trying to fit everything into far less pages then it should. This does not allow for enough time to fully explore the inhabitants of the world that Felices' has created. Overall, "Judgement of Souls" is certainly worth reading if you enjoy the classic portrayal of vampires coupled with dark humor in a Gothic Horror setting.
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