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G.S.O.H Essential (Happy Ever After Trilogy (plus two) #2)

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Before you can have your 'Happy Ever After' you need to find The One.

In Susie, Peter thought he had found his perfect lady. The woman he wanted to spend the rest of his life with... He just needed to convince her to feel the same - and if that meant kidnapping her then so be it.

Told through the point of view of the two characters living this story - immerse yourself in Mat
Kindle Edition, 321 pages
Published November 26th 2011 by Matt Shaw Publications
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**** 4 Frozen Meal Stars ****

Well, book 2 in the Happy Ever After Series will leave you giggling, shocked and awed.

This books starts off before book 1 giving us a little better look into the head of Peter. I have to say, Peter has a scary brain really trying to be normal. There is fuzzy way to say it....PETER IS CRAZY AND WILL DO ANYTHING and I mean ANYTHING to end anything that stands in his way.

"I want her.
I need her.
I'm going to have her."

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Sadly Miss Susie really doesn't stand a change
Silvana -SLiTsRead
Jul 24, 2014 Silvana -SLiTsRead rated it really liked it

Loved this, not as much as book 1 but it was interesting to see Peter's beginnings!!

Oh Peter!!!

I’ll find someone else - after a suitable grieving period. I wonder , what is a suitable grieving period? Couple of hours? Longer? Shorter? I need to Google it after I’ve cleaned the mess up.

Jenna~Ice Queen~Dreams
5 fantastic microwave meal-stars. :) Once again, Matt Shaw did not let me down. This book is a prequel to his "Happy Ever After" book and I loved every second I read it. I don't know that I consider it "Horror", maybe to some small degree, but there is, in my opinion, a great deal of comedy too, which I LOVED.

I am excited to get back to hearing about Vanessa again...

I <3 you Matt Shaw. (Please don't think of me as a stalker!!)
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen

but not as fast paced as HEA....

Can't wait to see what the future has in store for Vanessa!!
Apr 04, 2014 Beth rated it really liked it
Poor suzie but you taught him a take bags next time in case of annoying Ex's and don't waste the best food
Apr 03, 2014 Kittykorn rated it liked it
i didnt enjot this one as much as the first, but will still read sequels
Sep 27, 2012 Vix rated it liked it
Essentially Susie's story.
Let me start by saying I really enjoyed the authors style of narrative, it works really well for this type of mind horror.
That said I have some questions that were left answered for me and really detracted from enjoying the story.
How is he self funded?
How did he get this way? the food? the money? etc etc
Peter is easy to dislike as he is a total loon, however I really felt nothing for Susie either way. Matt Shaw is very capable in creating characters that are easy to hat
Kim (Wistfulskimmies Book Reviews)
This is the first in the 'Peter Chronicles' as I like to call them. It is the prequel to Happy Ever After. In this Peter is looking for 'The One' and he thinks he may have found her in the local supermarket. All he has to do is get her home...

Having read Happy Ever After before this, I knew somewhat what to expect and I wasn't disappointed. Just as dark and malevolent as it's successor, the events of this story serve as a sort of trial run for the events of Happy Ever After. Once again we find o
Apr 13, 2014 Elizabeth rated it did not like it
Shelves: 100-in-2014
Utterly dreadful nonsense. Unoriginal idea - it's a shocking rip off of John Fowles' The Collector. Annoying and unengaging characters and outrageously implausible events.

I was looking for a new horror novelist. I'm still looking.
Crazy!! Not as fast paced as the first and definitely not as sick and twisted, but yet I continued to read it as I was already sucked in! Matt Shaw you surely don't let a fan down!!!
Mar 23, 2015 Sandra rated it really liked it
Enjoyed as much as the first book .
Jul 21, 2015 Christa rated it it was amazing
So creepy!
Nov 06, 2015 Linda rated it liked it
Shelves: oh-the-horror
Good creepy story, but way too many typos.
Brandon Jones
Jul 16, 2013 Brandon Jones rated it it was ok
don't know what to say about this except it's messed up. Glad to say I cOuldn't relate to the main character Peter, actually despised him before I figured what he was all about. Maybe I could of have it three stars because I got all the way through it but a little too disturbing for me to give it that much.
Mar 27, 2014 Alannah rated it really liked it
Shelves: on-kindle
Really lets you inside Peter's head this time - gives a bit of background, explains why he has some of his issues! Looking forward to the next installment A Fresh Start
Kathleen Rota
Nov 17, 2012 Kathleen Rota rated it liked it
I thought that this was going to be funny...not so much. Downright creepy! I wouldn't read this if you're dating, plan on dating, or even having a thought of meeting someone in the future.
Jun 06, 2013 Vanna rated it liked it
I was just a little creeped out by this book. It wasn't bad but it wasn't great....somehow though, I couldn't put it down. I hope to never know a man like the main character....
D.C. Hicks
Aug 12, 2012 D.C. Hicks rated it it was amazing
Creepy-but in a good way. If you enjoy neurotic characters with overwhelming OCD tendencies, among other things, this book is well worth your time.
David Donaghe
Nov 27, 2012 David Donaghe rated it really liked it
This twisted tale will make you never want to go on a blind date again. It was a great read.
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