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4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
One arm, no weapons, and no backup. Just like old times.Mechanical-armed ex-soldier turned spaceship thief, Jacob Strand, is drawn back into a world he thought he'd left behind, when he's framed for a gruesome multiple murder and hounded by a mysterious military unit. With the help of his best friend, and leader of the local crime syndicate, Terrick, he must face his ...more
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Published April 4th 2011 by Lyrical Press, Inc. (first published April 3rd 2011)
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June Kramin
May 12, 2011 June Kramin rated it it was amazing
Adam has captured my heart and attention again with another great novella. Jacob is an awesome character. A good guy great at bein’ bad! Bad @ss that is. The book keeps your attention & keeps you screen tappin’. (That’s e-reader for page turning.) No matter what genre you like, if you like face paced, nail biting ohmygosh-how’s he get out of this now adventure, give this a shot.
Aug 08, 2011 Maria rated it liked it
I reviewed this book for Night Owl Reviews with a rating of 3.75 Stars:

Strand by Adam Slade is non-stop action thriller taking place in the distant future. The characters are likeable and the story’s pace is fairly fast. The dialogue is sharp and the mystery of why Jacob and Terrick were targets is well handled.

Jacob Strand is an interesting character, we don’t really know much about him other than the fact that he has a mechanical arm and has been a thief for a several years. When he discovers
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I like spaceship novels (maybe it has to do with my Firefly obsession), so this appealed to me.

In honesty, I liked it and the plot was unique. I would have easily given this a 5 if not for the telling. All telling and after a while it weighed down the story. Therefore, it gets a 4. The story reads like it’s over edited or maybe it’s just Mr. Slade’s writing. There's very little in the way of thoughts and emotions of the characters. If
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Note - There is another Adam Slade. If it's not on my list of books here, it's the other guy. I don't do dating guides. :-)
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