SPIRIT OF PROPHECY is awarded a resounding thumbs up and another highly acclaimed 5* review in the 2018 Readers Favourite competition.
Author’s new book receives a warm literary welcome.
Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Fiction – Mystery – Murder book “Spirit of Prophecy” by Jill Hughes, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079VSN4X2.
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Reviewed By Lit Amri for Readers’ Favorite
Rider Juliet Jermaine lost her Olympic horse, Gothic, and his rider, Isabella Levine, in a horrific unprovoked road rage attack. Isabella’s murder is investigated by psychic detective Rosetta Barrett, whose earlier warning about the attack was ignored by Juliet. She discovers that the murder is only a small part of a cycle of revenge and retribution born from a terrible atrocity that occurred in an Apache Indian territory centuries ago.
The concept of Spirit of Prophecy by Jill Hughes is a familiar one, but the combination of paranormal, crime, and sci-fi genres with an intriguing premise will hook any readers who really appreciate a healthy fusion of themes. Set in the near future of 2021, there’s an interesting proposal regarding the role of AI in our lives, which I think is easily plausible. The characters are complex and well developed. It’s easy to empathize with Rosetta’s situation. Her otherworldly ability doesn’t compensate for her failed marriage and her separation from her children. That said, I do question her judgment in some situations. Juliet is also easy to root for, especially when she is betrayed by people that are closest to her.
The prose is clear cut and the transitions between different characters’ POVs as well as the timeline are deftly handled. Even though I feel some events could be developed faster, the overall pacing is good. The plot is well thought out, and much more intricate and extensive than I had anticipated. The story line is mainly crime-based but there’s a good dose of well-timed humor and light moments. Overall, Spirit of Prophecy is a roller-coaster journey of intrigue and suspense, a solid read from Hughes.”
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RED HEADED Book lover - what does Aimee Ann have to say?
Find out what the ‘Red Headed Book Lover’ has to say about this outstanding novel on her Website.
Jill say’s ‘Aimee is amazing and we really clicked as she’s passionate about books, reading and loves digging deeper in to what makes Authors tick. Plus she also supports military charities, one of mine is S.O.T.S [www.soldiersoffthestreet.com] see my Resources page for more.’
Check out what Aimee does on her ‘Giving Back to our Wounded Heroes‘ page.
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