Title: Time Keepers – Running Blind part one and The Beast Within part two
Author: Nicki J Markus
Review: This is a short work, there’re each about 10 pages long. It reads very fast and flows well. The story starts out strong and keeps you interested. I would have liked it to have been in longer segments. I felt cheated when I only got ten pages, I barely had time to get excited about the story and characters before it was over. But, don’t let this discourage you, I enjoyed the two segments and look forward to the next one to see what happens to Nick and Ash.
It’s paced well and the two segments ended with you hanging wanting to know what the heck is going to happen. I would love to see this released all together once it is all out. I think the author has an interesting story that will keep you reading, I hope the rest are as grabbing as the first two are. This is set in the future at a time that the world is aware of paranormal creatures, but just a bit wary of them still.
Thank you Nicki for allowing me this opportunity and I wish you luck in the future with your writing. As with all my reviews I do not know the author personally nor did I receive any compensation for my time and review.
Publisher: Wicked Nights (March 3, 2011)
Pages: 45 KB
Quick Review: 31/2 Stars out of 5.
Why I Read it: The author was looking for bloggers to review her book.
Where I Obtained the Book: The author sent it to me on PDF, I read it on my Kindle.
Synopsis: Running Blind: Please Note: This work is under 4000 words. It seems like any ordinary day as Nick waits for the train, but then a chance encounter with a young woman turns his world upside down. What is it that she is running from and will helping her jeopardise his own secret, making him a target too?
The Beast Within: Please note: This work is under 4000 words and part of the Time Keepers Series. With Nick's secret now exposed, he and Ellie must run for their lives, pursued by the Governor and his Time Keepers. Will they be able to stay hidden or is their time nearly up?
Author Biography: Nicki J Markus is 28 years old. Born in England, she now lives in Adelaide, South Australia with her fiancé. She has loved both reading and writing from a young age and is also a keen linguist, having studied several foreign languages. She has completed a BA (hons) English with French from the University of Greenwich, London and a PGDip in Translation from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Nicki J Markus launched her writing career in 2010. She writes a variety of non-fiction articles for Suite101.com and some of her fiction work has recently been accepted for ebook publication by Wicked Nights Publishing and Silver Publishing.
In her spare time, Nicki J Markus also enjoys many other creative pursuits including music, theatre, photography, sketching andweb-design. She also has a keen interest in history, folklore and mythology, pen-palling and travel.
Come back Nicki will be giving away the first segment on Friday ARC Giveaway.