This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Chasing Stolen Gold: How a Ten-Year Quest to Find Lost Gold Led to a Spiritual Awakening is a work of non-fiction in the memoir and self-discovery subgenres. It is best suited to the mature adult reading audience owing to some use of explicit language and it was penned by Camp McKinney Jimmy. In this thrilling recollection of the lessons learned during a decade-long quest, we follow our author on the hunt for the lost gold bars of Camp McKinney, following in the footsteps of the dangerous thief Matthew Roderick. As the present-day path converges with that of history, the author makes spiritual and emotional discoveries about his own life that set him on a whole new path toward resolution.
One of the features that I loved most about this work was the clear passion and honesty which the author has for his subject. Beginning in the grand old tradition of curiosity and the pursuit of adventure, Camp McKinney Jimmy has a way with words that flows from the heat of the action through the pages of history, and then back around to resonant emotional conclusions that you never see coming, but settle quite perfectly into the atmosphere of the tale as a whole. I also really enjoyed the descriptive quality of both place and person that brought Roderick’s mysterious cut-throat tendencies to life, and I found the piece as educational as it was stirring. I certainly recommend Chasing Stolen Gold to readers of true-life adventure tales and fans of spiritual, soul-searching writing everywhere.