a Pound of Flesh by Kimberly Raiser review

Another for the Why Buy The Cow Reading Challenge. This one from amazon still free but for amazon prime as I write this.

A free short story on amazon is something I expect to be light and fun. I don’t expect in 11 pages to be squirming in my seat wondering what will happen.

When a woman finds herself kidnapped and thrown in the trunk of a car her experience is shocking and unpleasant to put it mildly. Her calm for the most part made me wonder where the story would go, on edge as I knew it had to lead to some big event and then when the twist came the supernatural twist made me squirm and had it been a movie I’d be sitting there with my hands over my eyes.

I can’t say it’s the greatest book because it isn’t but considering it’s free and 11 pages I have to salute the author for doing what many authors cannot in greater length. A must get from amazon if you see it available and as long as your expectations are reasonable this will hit the mark or most likely top them.

a Pound of Flesh by Kimberly Raiser

  1. I love the title’s reference to one of Shakespeare’s plays–Merchant of Venice, I believe. Or was it Merry Wives of Windsor?

    Anyway, it sounds interesting.
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  2. Thanks for the honest review! This was one of those stories that makes your relatives uncomfortable to read!

    • Jessica ( frellathon )

      Thanks for stopping by Kimberly it’s a great read for 11 pages though I’d be curious to read what your longer length stories are like with more time to dive in to the story and characters I bet you’d do a fantastic job.

  3. Wow, really? Only 11 pages and she manged to throw in a supernatural twist. I’m intrigued.

    Thanks for the review, Jess.
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    • Jessica ( frellathon )

      Kimberly did a great job when you take the length into consideration as I mentioned in reply to her comment I’d love to see what she can do with a longer book.

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