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 Christian Sia for Readers' Favorite
Willoughby is finally back home and with his family, but he is a troubled man about the most recent events, especially watching Sydney fall from the monastery wall. Why would she do that? The answer eludes him. He has not only inherited Sam’s Convent Garden apartments in London but his artificial intelligence too, when Sam died. Beelzebub is determined to destroy everything that Willoughby holds dear and he is ready with his dark army. In order to defeat Beelzebub, he will need to find the Fifth Friend, the same who has sent him help in the form of The Keeper. This friend knows something they don’t know. Finding the friend might also help locate Sydney, but it is a mission that will take the team across mysterious cities, put them in the crosshairs with time-traveling vampires, and the king of dragons, and other enemies. While they find it difficult to locate the mysterious Fifth Friend, they have little time before everything falls apart.
Cryptic Spaces is the fourth book in the Enigma Series by Deen Ferrell and a great read for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and time travel. The story follows sophisticated, elaborately developed characters on a mission that pits them against all kinds of enemies, including supernatural ones. I love stories that are told in a strong narrative voice and that feature characters that I want to stick with, and Ferrell has created such a story in Cryptic Spaces. The stream of consciousness is absorbing and I loved to follow characters like Willoughby, absorbed in thought and seeking answers. T.K., Antonio, James Arthur, and Hauti are wonderful characters as well. They are rock-solid and their adventure is one that will have readers feeling as if they were part of the team. The first-person voice is engrossing, the plot is cleverly written, and the prose is gorgeous. Cryptic Spaces was a wonderful, delightful ride for me.