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 Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite
The possibility of a virus exterminating most of the world's population is chillingly portrayed in the spellbinding suspense novel Silent Reaping by P.D. Platt. On his way to work, Solomon Parrish is unnerved by the noticeable absence of people and traffic. Alarmed, Solomon races home. When he pulls up into his driveway, Solomon is shocked to find his six-year-old daughter Emily outside weeping. His wife is still in bed, but her body is cold. Unable to reach the emergency services, Solomon and Emily are left to deal with her remains on their own. Turning on the television, Solomon finds the emergency broadcasting system is activated. The public is informed that overnight a suspected deadly virus has infected and killed more than eighty percent of the world's population. Being warned to stay inside and avoid contact, Solomon prepares their home for the worst. Remembering how distraught Emily was when she found her mother, Solomon sets out to see if there are others needing help. How many more people are out there like them? How will they survive in this new apocalyptic world?
In our present global climate, the idea of waking up and finding the majority of civilization dead is a horrifying one and well portrayed in the dramatic novel, Silent Reaping by P.D Platt. Realistically disturbing incidents unfold within the storyline, creating an intricate and spine-tingling plot. It moves along at a good pace, building to a disconcerting climax, and comes to a satisfying conclusion. It is an outstanding depiction of how ordinary characters prevail in trying circumstances. I recommend Silent Reaping to those who enjoy suspenseful Extinction Level Event novels where everyday people become heroes.