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Latest Review of my Current Novel OF GOOD AND EVIL by Shane Porteous, author of RASCISS and Other Novels

Of Good And Evil is the very embodiment of what a paranormal thriller should be. In lesser hands a story of this scope involving government officials, terrorists, the military, the mafia, secret societies, paranormal powers, assassins and nuclear warfare would come off as confused and muddled. But in Of Good And Evil this isn't the case.

 

This book is a perfectly paced accomplishing mystery without frustrating the reader as to what is taking place. Revelations and twists abound effortlessly encouraging you to read onwards. As complicated as a story this is, there is a great genuine feel to the book; nothing seems farfetched in spite of the fact it deals with the paranormal. It is firmly embedded in the real world dealing with issues that the Western world is now facing. However, the story remains highly entertaining and enthralling. You do not need to be an expert on curent world affairs to really get into this story.

 

A common theme through this book is the concept of good and evil; more specifically, when the lines are blurred as well as the idea of who really decides what is good and evil. Though this is hardly an unexplored concept and is the foundation of many stories, it doesn't feel stale here but remains highly relatable. It is almost as if you are reading the thoughts of a great philosopher, someone who can show you such a concept in a light that you never would have thought of.

 

It truly boggles my mind the sheer calibre of talent this author (Gerald G. Griffin) possesses. It is extremely rare to find such a skilled writer. Of Good And Evil is not only the best paranormal thriller I have read period, it is also one of the best books that I have ever read. Of Good And Evil is such a marvelous tale that you don't even have to be a fan of its specific genre to enjoy it, and to me that is the mark of a brilliant story.

 

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