Lost in Amber
She just wanted to mope over her breakup, but the universe had other plans for Zoey Mills.
Twenty-four year old Zoey is at that particular point in her life when everything seems to be going sideways. Over the course of one week her boyfriend breaks up with her and she finds out she’s been genetically altered...more
Lemme see: I ran across this book as I was skimming GR’s never ending shithole of a homepage. So I guess the author can thank (blame) GR for introducing me to her work.
So. I ran across a blog post she wrote and it caught my eye – because it was yet another one of those “I’m a new SPA and I will bring attention to myself by being controversial because no publicity is bad publicity.” Normally I ignore those types because they always are bad writers but right now I am in the ...more
Upon starting Esther Rabbit's Lost in Amber, I was amazed at the quality and depth of her work. the characters came alive on the page, each with their own unique and consistent personalities.
Zoey and Jasper were by far my favourite characters, each just as stubborn as each other.
This gripping debut novel explores our humanity, how we came to be here on Earth, and the potential of other life existing in the universe. It's wrapped up into an epic story of friendship, ...more
I really enjoy it. There is somewhat of a cliffhanger so I'm glad I have the next book on my Kindle.
Sci-fi & aliens are a bit out of my comfort zone, but I enjoyed this storyline.. it was very engaging.
I hope to see more romance in the next book! ...more
New author Esther Rabbit exercises her talent for writing by reaching out to upcoming writers to help them as a content creator. She also is a Digital Marketing Specialist, speaks four languages, and appears to be entering the genre of paranormal/fantasy/romances.
Esther offers a summary of this unique novel that touches on science as much as science fiction – utilizing the concepts of genetic enhancement ...more
This is exactly the type of novel that deserves a movie! I can picture it, the special effects, Jasper and Zoey finally giving into each other, telekinesis! Lost in amber was a very visual read, I laughed, panicked, and there was enough suspense to keep me on my toes! The word building of this novel is spectacular, descriptive but without going overboard and drowning in unnecessary details and I repeat, very very visual. Excited to read the sequel!!!
What surprised me is that even though the book takes some 20% to reach the first hints of action, said first 20% are often humorous which makes it easier to go through. While I was wondering how much of it I need to know, it fell into place shortly after instead of having to wait for a long time.
What felt a bit strange was that the human characters, despite being young women short ...more
Main characters Zoey and her girlfriends Sam and Emma, are all currently grumbled in the love department, find themselves in the middle of an intergalactic skirmish thanks to a rogue scientist dabbling in genetics with the earthlings.
Sprinkled with pop culture references, this one is full of action, intrigue and romance!
Within the world there are those that are not human and are on Earth to protect the inhabitants from demise, destruction and loss of lives. The Universal Alliance is notified that their Ambassador Etienne has violated the rules and reasons he was sent to Earth and his fate has been determined. Trenton Beck worked along side him and has taken up what he started which needs to be addressed and the reasons for what he’s doing stopped. In a world not like ours where there ...more
Lost in Amber does two jobs really. It’s a paranormal story, with strong overt ...more
My only complaint is ...more
5 stars!! The imagination and scientific facts in this story blew me away!
Also, the action was superb! Such an original story! Loved the dialog and all of the characters and their side stories.
I was entranced by the growing romance between Zoey and Jasper! Oh, man! The ending threw me for such a loop! I definitely recommend Lost In Amber!!!! Can't wait to find out what happens next!!!
The main characters Zoey and her neighbor who just happens to be an Ambassador (from another planet) are well done and adorable in their trying to save the world yet follow their attraction kind of way. But for me, the best parts were the ones centering around the three women friends, Zoey, Sam and Emma. Their relationship and having each o ...more
If you move past the prologue which is a few pages of raw sci-fi, the story is awesome! It does feel more like a Young adult than New adult, but given the age of characters, I understand the switch in genre.
What I do want to point out is that i came out of this book more educated in the science of space, black holes, possible dangers to our planet, i learnt something from it and that's a bonus point to the beautiful romance !
I really appreciate the fact that the storyline was not extremely intense with an overload of d ...more
-The opening chapter was a bit too info-dumpy; a whole lot is thrown at the reader in one blast, as though trying to get the main plot's explanation over with so as to move on with the story.
-The narrative and prose could use strengthening. At times the descriptions seemed a bit over the top or forced.
-I felt that the pac ...more
"It was so easy in high school when all it took was the same taste in music and cool trainers."
And that typifies the ease with which Esther delivers her story to the reader. Easy to grasp and understand in a familiar way.
The story starts off with an intense "otherworldly" representation that isn't alien, even if it is.
Several surprising twists occur throughout this book much like the cadenced steps of a flu ...more
I enjoyed every page, and I ...more
Title: Lost in Amber
Author: Ester Rabbit
Genre: Action/Adventure, Paranormal, Sci-Fi
Length - # OF PAGES : 360 pages
Rating: 4.0 stars
Review by: Dryas
Review: We get to meet three plucky women: Zoey, Emma, and Sam who have all been divorced or dumped in the past week. Their world turns upside down when Zoey is walking back to her apartment after a night of speed dating and heard a strange noise from her downstairs neighbor’s apartme ...more
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