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Reviewed by Divine Zape for Readers' Favorite
YEGman by Konn Lavery is a mesmerizing read, a thrilling ride into a very interesting setting with awesome characters. Set in the dark streets of Edmonton, streets that are reeling with crime and where ordinary people bear the brunt of injustice, Michael Bradford thinks it’s time to step up and protect the people his own way. Little did he know that he’d become an inspiration and that his actions while investigating a notorious gang would be filmed and uploaded on the internet. The hashtag that he is known by is YEGman. Things get complicated when a journalism student becomes obsessed with YEGman and is fixated on nothing else but covering his story. Can Michael handle the distraction and stay focused on ridding his city of crime?
Here is a book that reads like the TV series Arrow. The reader is engaged from the very first page and the quirkiness in the narrator’s voice is tantalising. Some of the author’s descriptions are terrific, and even from the first paragraph, the reader is already captivated by the writing, the images and sensations it captures. I found it funny that the author considers coffee to be the staple of the working man and says it smells like dirt. The way small details are captured in the story without losing focus on the unity of the narrative is fascinating. The writing is just awesome, the characters real and displaying strong human qualities, and the plot is enticing. The pacing is great and the scenes are packed with action, focused and driven to push the story on. Konn Lavery knows how to keep readers engaged, creating exhilarating moments throughout the writing, and suspense that keeps the reader’s interest alive. YEGman is intense, balanced, and deftly done.