Review: Zero Time by TW Fendley


Publisher: L & L Dreamspell
Publishing Date: March 2014
ISBN: 9781603183338
Genre: Fantasy
Rating: 2.0/5

Publisher Description: When Philadelphia science writer Keihla Benton joins an archeological team at Machu Picchu, she learns ancient prophecies about 2012 have special meaning for her. As Zero Time nears, only she can save two worlds from the powers of Darkness. But first she must unlock the secrets of Machu Picchu and her own past.

Review: Cover art is worthless. Can’t tell what is going on.

This was a very uninspired attempt to finish a novel that gifted so much agony. To be fair, there may have been a problem with the e-ARC copy as the paragraphs would end suddenly, and a new scene or storyline would commence from out of nowhere. Really impossible to track the plot and storyline.

What little I did discern of the storyline was that it jumped around and between moments in time and space with little regard to informing the reader. The old catch-up game with regard to discerning the authors intent with building their world.

The character development was non-existent to the point where their backstories were meaningless in any emotive sense to the here and now. The author attempts to sweep the reader up in a quickly moving storyline where events outpace the characters personalities.

Taking a knee on this one.

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