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4.4 out of 5 stars
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on 12 January 2017
Very engaging read with an initial hook that keeps you glued to the page. A young girl falls down a hole in the woods and lands on a giant metal hand. Years later she is the scientists charged with learning more about the mysterious artefact, and tracking down similar pieces across the world.
I was surprised by the format of the novel, where every chapter is essentially some written record or transcript of an interview. But I have to say it worked out very well, both as a way to give info dumps about the science fiction portion of the story, but also to elicit the thoughts and introspections of the main characters.
I look forward to the sequel.
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on 12 March 2017
very well done.

i enjoyed the interview style of story telling. i imagine that might not work for some. perhaps i would've avoided it if i had known beforehand but I'm glad i gave this one a shot. the characters were all very sharp with engaging dialogue. things moved along quickly.

nothing overly sweeping or profound has happened yet, but much has been learned and i look forward to more in book 2.
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on 30 July 2016
Intriguing, fantastic idea, well-paced story, the mystery of the find is held over for along time but gives you a little bit more each chapter. The 'interview' style of the book gets you to the guts of the story and seems to cut out a lot of extra stuff you probably didn't want to read about anyway, so it moves along at a steady pace. Easy to read and fascinating.
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon 4 September 2016
I liked this book very much and spent time between reading and the audio version. Hoping to see the characters fleshed out a little more in book two.
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on 16 March 2018
Written as a series of interviews, has echoes of Agents of Shield, a little of The Blacklist, and something akin to Chicago Justice. Reminiscent of Matthew Reilly but rather less densely action packed.
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on 12 January 2018
Clever format and inventive take on the sci-fi novel, including some genuinely shocking and intriguing moments. Some of the dialogue is really interesting. I raced through it.
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on 21 February 2018
Solid and rapid character development.
I enjoy the alternative writing style of linked interview reports.
A few twists along the way.
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on 22 June 2017
I got to say that the layout and writing style took a bit to get used to but by the end i can't wait for the next one.
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on 30 April 2018
Book delivered to Kindle promptly. Looking forward to reading it.
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on 23 December 2016
Great premise, the interview style made it a quick read without losing too much character development and I can't wait for the next instalment.
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