April 30, 2013

Siberian HellHole by Michael Mulvihill

Siberian HellHole by Michael Mulvhill
Title: Siberian Hellhole
Author: Michael Mulvihill
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Format: E-book
Publisher: WheelMan Press
Length: 274 pages
Price: $2.99

In Post-Perestroika Russia, Tobia has found a job guarding land purchased by The Rusky Company in remote Vodka Valley, Siberia. Tobias, an unaware watchman rests above the gaping hole that is the entrance to hell where demons,vampires,and zombies alike looking for fresh souls.

"Siberian HellHole" is a book that I wanted to love, but it never grasped me by the throat urging me deeper into the story. The characters are well crafted, and I couldn't help but feel sorry for Tobias. I can imagine how much the loneliness of that region could get under your skin plus the other-worldly beings presence scare the manliest of men.

The author succeeded with great characters, excellent scenery and descriptive writing that showcased the desolate setting that creeped me out.  The plot failed to engage me, but I kept reading because of the characters and setting.