Roanoke Ridge Creature X Mysteries #1 kindle ☆ 254 pages Ð dogsalonbristol

J.J. Dupuis É Roanoke Ridge Creature X Mysteries #1 kindle

Roanoke Ridge Creature X Mysteries #1 kindle ☆ 254 pages Ð dogsalonbristol é [PDF / Epub] ☆ Roanoke Ridge Creature X Mysteries #1 By J.J. Dupuis – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk BRILLIANTindeed an excellent book Maureen Jennings author of THE MURDOCH MYSTERY SERIES A fun engaging read writtBRILLIANTindeed an excellent book Maureen Jennings author Creature X ePUB #180 of THE MURDOCH MYSTERY SERIES A fun engaging read written with lots of informed insider insight on a fascinating field and with some neat cameos from the real world of sasuatch research and investigation Dr Darren Naish zoologist and author based at the University of South Hampton UK With Roanoke Ridge JJ Dupuis gives us a mystery centering around that primal human need to believe that something is 35 Stars rounded to 4 Many thanks to NetGalley and Dundurn Press for this enjoyable intriguing mystery From childhood I was fascinated by books and articles dealing with cryptozoology I was always skeptical of reports of sightings of legendary creatures such as SasuatchBigfoot Yeti Loch Ness Monster and other creatures unproven by scientific research I never believed in them but always held the hope that one day such a creature’s existence would be confirmed I enjoyed the protagonistInvestigator Laura Reagan She has a popular website that aims to bring scientific facts to its vast audience and she is always skeptical of myths and scientific hoaxes Her goal is to expose frauds and rumours through well researched truths She is cynical resourceful and physically tough Her past experience in wilderness hiking and camping with her father has given her endurance and stamina In addition she has had martial arts training The story is set in Roanoke Ridge in the Oregon wilderness There have been a number of recent sightings of Bigfoot reported in the vicinity and the annual Bigfoot Festival is approaching It draws enthusiasts and believers to the area There is also present a disgraced hoaxer who falsely claimed to have the body of a Sasuatch in his possession Laura is drawn to the festival because her old college mentor a respected and eccentric man searching for Bigfoot has disappeared and she is determined to find him She is also on a mission to gather material for her websites and hoping to recover a long missing videotape This was made years before by Laura’s father and is said to show a distant view of a Sasuatch and its child I thought that the characters of Laura and of Saad computer expert and assistant also Park Ranger and guide Ted were well developed personalities I felt the important secondary characters were introduced too uickly lacked depth and I had difficulty sorting them out After a slow beginning the team discovers the body of a man who appears to have been murdered The suspense pace and tension increase considerably Laura and her friends continue the search for the elderly professor They are in danger as a conspiracy begins to unfold The cover and final chapter seem to forecast further books in a series I eagerly anticipate reading about Laura’s next adventures

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Out there And here that something is of course a seven foot tall stinking man ape The book is mischievous zany and fast Roanoke Ridge PDFEPUBpaced and it skewers our pop culture lust the whole way through Jeff Parker author of WHERE BEARS ROAM THE STREETS and OVENMAN When bigfoot researcher Professor Berton Sorel goes missing in the temperate rainforest of Roanoke Ridge Oregon help is summoned in the form of his former star pupil Laura Reagan online science populist and avowed Roanoke Ridge is a paranormal mystery just over 200 pages Paranormal because it’s about tracking bigfoot Yes the mythical hairy man creature aka sasuatch Plenty to like in this uirky imperfect little mystery set in beautiful north west USA I would have given it 3 12 stars but I’ve rounded it up to 4Things I enjoyed about this novel Bigfoot Yeah I enjoyed this aspect The bigfoot enthusiasts the ‘suatchers’ who go looking the Bigfoot festival It was all entertaining The setting in Oregon had a natural beauty that Dupuis described well Our current environmental crisis wasn’t focused on but was incorporated into the book in a natural way rather than ignoring it One of the main characters was Saad a Pakistani American I was happy with the endingThere wasn’t much I didn’t like about Roanoke Ridge There were a few formatting issues though it wasn’t difficult to navigate them To be honest I find that with most ebooks I read Roanoke Ridge had a few moments of so so writing but those moments didn’t detract from my enjoyment of the book They were uickly forgotten in among solid writing plenty of action that kept me going through to the end and characters I likedMany thanks to Net Galley and Dundurn Press for my copy of the book in return for an honest review and to the author JJ DupuisAlso published to my blog The Long Hot Spell

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Roanoke Ridge Creature X Mysteries #1Skeptic But what begins as a simple search and rescue operation takes a drastic turn when a body is discovered and the body isn't the professor Caught in the fallout of the suspicious death perplexed by a sudden wave of Bigfoot sightings Ridge Creature X Epub #219 and still desperately searching for Professor Sorel Reagan reluctantly admits two things one that her old mentor was right about there being secrets hidden in Roanoke Ridge and two that it's up to her to uncover the Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the galley of this bookSO This book It was kinda campy and a fun rompbut then it feels like there are a couple chapters missing at the end The ending reveals happen so abruptly it's jarring especially after the slower meandering pace of the story prior I don't think it sets up the conceit of the story super well and it doesn't give a ton of background information which I felt lacking The characters feel a bit flat too but that's my own personal gripeThe writing is incredible but if you don't have a background in biologyanthropologypossibly archaeology you may want to have a dictionary handy because this book is riddled with science jargon and basically none of it is explained For the pace of the first 80% of the book to be so slow the last 20% careens at breakneck speed and the whole tone of the book shifts along with it It feels a little like I read two totally different books but with similar plot linesIt's a short fun read and I wouldn't discourage you from reading it I just felt a bit disappointed overall by it