Author: J.W. Stone

Duty to Investigate by J.W. Stone

Posted February 22, 2014 by Kate in Just Okay, Review / 0 Comments
Duty to Investigate by J.W. Stone

Every now and again I read a good military book. Some of them I get entranced by and enjoy from beginning to end. Just like I’m a sucker for a good military movie, I am a sucker for a good military book. I had a lot of high hopes for this book because I can actually remember the events that this book kind of take place around. My husband and father-in-law are both active duty army so I remember hearing a lot about Fallujah at the time. So to kind of start off the book seems to have a slow pace, particularly in the beginning. There is a lot of build up and explanation about what everyone was doing prior to the events in Fallujah. Which is fine. I like a good backstory. This backstory though, in my opinion, could have been done in half the pages while still accomplishing its point, plus the pace would have picked up a lot more. Another big issue for me was the the POV jumps around a lot. Like too much. I like having more than one POV, but when you start getting into having three or more, I need the length of time spent in that POV to be a bit longer. The problem, at least for me, is that the book starts to feel like it is jumping around an awful lot and it kind of starts to break apart the rhythm I get into with the characters. Now that being […]