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The Seventh Wave

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Callum is a thief and on one of his jobs he enters a strange house with deadly guardians ... he escapes but in doing so he triggers a sequence of events which ensure he is a marked man, to be hunted down and killed. He has also met Sam, a freelance journalist researching the owner of the house, the wealthy Sebastian Cervantes, and his empire.

Sebastian is the head of The Cl
Paperback, 416 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Harper Collins Australia
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May 13, 2011 Thoraiya rated it liked it
A decent read with a Cup-A-Soup in bed on a sick day! (part 1)
Oct 10, 2011 Roxy rated it really liked it
I received this book as part of a goodreads first reads giveaway. Great to see some new Australian talent out there.
I really enjoyed this book. I loved that it is a grown up witchcraft tale instead of another teen high school one (although I do still love my YA fiction), it was nice to have adult leading characters in this genre.
The story didn’t grab me straight away. The beginning is a bit erratic and all-over-the-place but after a couple of chapters, when the main characters get settled in,
Interesting book...





To say the least, I'm like


The beginning was so good! Wait, correct that, the middle was so good! Because the first few chapters were actually quite confusing and rather badly written I would say. It jumped around far too many characters.

So yes, the middle part was the most interesting. There seemed to be about three different themes playing about, the main one: F.E.A.R.

The ending:


The good guys lose, the bad guys? Well, one bad guy is dead I'm pretty sure. The
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Katharine is a judge for the Sara Douglass 'Book Series' Award. This entry is the personal opinion of Katharine herself, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of any judging panel, the judging coordinator or the Aurealis Awards management team.

I won't be recording my thoughts (if I choose to) here until after the AA are over.
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Nov 27, 2011 Graeme Reynolds rated it liked it
After a very slow, fragmented start, the book improved and by 200 pages in I was quite enjoying it. Ending let it down though.
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Paul Garrety is a writer with bite, magic and edge. He also works for a large insurance company, hence, why he writes! He is a qualified yoga teacher in both the kundalini and hatha styles. He has won numerous awards for his short stories.

Paul is the author of the Helix Prophesy Series published by Harper Voyager. The first book, "The Seventh Wave" was released in early 2011 and the second, The E
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