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Behind the Mirror (The Glass Wall #0.5)

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Rafael is a Fate Tracker, protecting his world and Earth from disaster, but what should he do when disaster appears in the form of love?
Kindle Edition, 17 pages
Published October 11th 2011 (first published September 24th 2011)
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Angel Graham
This is the prequel to the Glass Wall collection. Definitely read first to help understand what is going to be happening through the collection.

It took almost the entire first book to really get to moving and being interesting enough to keep reading.

One thing I would suggest to the author, is placing the prequel first as it answers some of the questions we do not have answered in the first book.

Once The Glass Wall got to moving, it kept a rapid pace going. I had trouble putting it down, it becam
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Lauraloves
I downloaded this book when I first got my Kindle (Christmas 2011) but have only just got around to reading it. Its a young adult paranormal romance about a girl called Sydney who is in foster care with a nice family.When some new neighbours move in across the street its Sydney and her foster father Al that takes an interest in them. He is head of the neighbourhood watch and seems to think they are selling drugs or donig other illigal activities. In fact its a guy called Rafael who catches Sydne ...more
Maria
Jun 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: alphabet-book, 2013
Behind the Mirror, is a prelude to the first book in The Glass Wall series. At about 20 pages long, it was so short that it didn’t take long to read at all, but long enough for me to fall into the book’s storyline and make me want to read the rest of the series.

Behind the Mirror follows Rafael, a Fate Tracker (one who can see fate lines connected to individuals), on his way to Earth. His character is well developed for a story this length and if the other characters are described with equal effo
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Kimberly
Jan 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this intro to The Glass Wall series. It gives you a taste of the intrigue & danger faced throughout the series while maintaining the mystery of how the storyline plays out in the series.
You get to see things from Rafael's more knowledgeable perspective while glimpsing a bit into who the other main players in the series are.
I recommend this series to anyone who loves paranormal romance with a dash of suspense, excitement & humor.
This series is one of my favorites & Jareth ha
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Kjirstin
Jun 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
I'm not going to complain about this... it was free! It's a very short (chapter-length) prequel to The Glass Wall giving a little bit of Rafael's perspective. It hints at things to be uncovered in the next book, I think, and it's nice having a little bit of an insider perspective on his world.
Nicole
Aug 25, 2013 rated it it was ok
I was surprised and annoyed to find that this short story was an advertisement for a longer book series. I doubt that I will purchase another book in the series because this story was not interesting enough.
Michi
Not a story at all. These are world building notes that couldn't make it into the first book given the author's POV choice. It didn't contribute anything that wasn't obvious from the abrupt halt (not a real ending) of The Glass Wall.
Cindy
Jan 25, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was a free short story intended to introduce the Glass Wall series. I did not find it interesting enough to want to buy the first book. If it were available as a free book I would consider trying to read at least the first 100 pages to see if I want to invest in this series.
Becky
This is the prequel to the series and it is a short 15 pages. I gave it 3 stars because I still don't know what to think except that I want to read next book to find out!
On to the second book to see what this series is all about.
Susan
May 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great teaser

Even though I had just read The Glass Wall series, this teaser makes me want to read it all over again.
Missie Kurr
May 19, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
good intro to series!
Michele Notaro
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Cute short story

I read the Glass Wall series before reading this short story. I'm glad I read this last because I enjoyed seeing Rafael's beginning of the story. This was cute.
Jennifer Erwin
Mar 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is a prequel to The Glass Wall. My only complaint is how short it is (but isn't that the point of a prequel?).
Curious
Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Carol Waller
Apr 08, 2013 rated it liked it
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Should just be a prologue to The Glass Wall. Not necessary but instructive.
Aime Mcleod
Dec 11, 2011 rated it it was ok
this was wayyyyyy too short. I read it in 15 minutes.
Megan
Jun 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Wish it was longer! It was nice insight into the Glass Wall. Glad I read The Glass Wall first, though.
 Bella Marie
Dec 14, 2013 rated it liked it
It seems interesting.....I dont know anything about the glass wall series soooo....if to decide I need to see whats up with the series....
Judi Easley
I read this because it's the prequel to the series, but it didn't do much for me.
Amanda
Dec 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
This isn't even really a prequel. It's more like a prologue. Good thing it was free. It was okay for what it was.
Sandy Evans
May 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Can be read before or after Book 1 (The Glass Wall). Give background information about Rafael, and Jareth, the Fae and Lizard people.
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