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Elders of Zion (The Son of Man #2)
by C.W. Johnson
The story of the clone, Joshua, and his surrogate parents, Todd and Maria, continue as they flee the long arm of 'The Vinces.' Rejoin them as they settle in a strange, lawless wilderness once known as The United States of America
Nook, 273 pages
Published March 9th 2010 by Smashwords, Inc.
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I loved it. There were a few grammatical errors, but I was glad I paid 2.99 for the book. Honestly, if I knew it would be this good, I would have paid much more. The ending tore me up, but I know it's just an outlet for another book. I can NOT wait for the next installment. This was a refreshing change from some of the other fiction novels out there!
Part two of this series was just as good as part one, for some of the same reasons. Inventive and well-paced, the book picks up the story thread, introduces a new one or two, and dips it's toe into other genres as well (a bit of romance, even). Johnson writing style is "easy to read" but not adolescent, and his characters become people you care about. Unlike the first part, this one IS a bit of a cliff-hanger, so if you buy this book, you better just buy part 3 at the same time. You are NOT goin ...more
There's a lot of crying, hand rolling(whatever that means), and looking up and down at people in this book. You have to read it to understand what I'm describing. I have another issue with this book as well. Why wouldn't the EU just re-establish the United States of America after the crisis passes? The setting for the story just seems kind of unreal. Johnson is good at writing cliff-hangers though. He has me wanting to read the third installment to find out what happens next.