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The Hero of Zegoma Beach (Oconic Stories #2)

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What if you could fight a war and know that you were going to win? What if you could fight a war and know that none of your warriors had to die? What if you had the chance to get everything you ever wanted and more besides?

Would you take it?

For Quiga Salkand the answer was 'no, thank you very much.' He preferred things the way they were, happy in his job as a councillor
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Kindle Edition, 230 pages
Published May 16th 2017

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Ashley Eidler
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
{This review first appeared on Bookish Creature.}

"Do you surrender?”

“…not really.”


Sold.

This is a short review, but hey, this is a short book. Here’s the gist:

I love an unconventional main character, and Quiga is just the best. Dragged kicking and screaming into daring deeds and potentially heroic endeavors, he’s completely unequipped – not to mention unwilling – and his lovable anti-heroism breathes a bit of new life into the genre. With the solid writing and the fascinating worldbuilding (which
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C Dove
Jul 08, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting read. How does an ordinary man become a hero? Qriga isn't ordinary but, he isn't a warrior. Yet he is a hero. What does a man of words do when faced with violence and war?
Pat Dewey
Aug 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Need more in-depth on the characters. The premise of the storyline was ideal but needs more details on the interactions with the main characters. Not the worse I have read but not the best either. Has potential for more development. I received this book free for an honest opinion.
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