The story is delivered in a broken format, that is it switches back and forth between what IS happening and what is being remembered or foreseen. It's a bit disconcerting at first, but once you catch on it's not as noticeable. The story line itself is grand in nature with repercussions felt no matter what choice is made (just like life), but the real magic is in the characters created. Each one has a unique personality, a voice to be heard even if they refrain from speaking often....but they also have faults (some in bigger ways than others), an aspect that many authors tend to gloss over despite the fact that it makes them even more real in the eyes of readers. Truly, it does!
Though there are a few stagnant parts...such as the time they take up residence for a few months with a Raton family (yeah, seemed unnecessary to some degree, although they did create a few connections that hold greater meaning later on during their stay)....overall this was an interesting read from start to finish. You never quite know where the next page turn will take you (even with Michael's glimpses into the future) making this one hard to put down, or rather close (eBook and all). One caution to younger readers, there is colorful language at times as well as a few sensual scenes and a fair amount of drinking on the part of Broken (plus foul orders that literally permeate off the page....yeah, might not want to eat while reading those sections....). It didn't inhibit my reading of the book or enjoyment of the story, but just be aware.
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