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Friday, January 22, 2010

Damnation by Robin Renee Ray -- What would you do for your child? (4.7 of 5 Panic Attacks)

I will have to admit, this is one of the toughest reviews I've written and it'll be one of my shortest too. But it's not tough because what I read was bad... No, I'm having such a hard time because Robin Renee Ray has written a tale so deviously treaded, if I mention anything closer to the line of "general" I risk giving the whole story away!

So, what can I say about Damnation without giving it all away? Only great things!

Kimberly is a girl who has a problem and her parents are doing everything they can to fix that problem. After saying that... I can't seem to go any further without spoiling the way Robin seems to lead you through a short portion of Kimberly's life of horror.

"She's having another seizure, John," her mother cried out, then raced for the phone. her father sat down on the bed and took her in his arms, holding her as close to his chest as he could. (Ray, Damnation, Damnation Books)

Robin has a strong visual sense that flows from her fingers to the words of her story, taking you from one moment to the next, never letting you go. She successfully puts you into the hearts and minds of Kimberly and her parents, making you hurt for them just before throwing in a twist that will keep you up at nights wondering, "what if."

Rumor has it Robin is planning more to give her readers in Kimberly's life and all I can say is that I'll be first in line to read what new devilish twists and turns Robin has in store. But, if you want a great introduction into what Robin's planning--I strongly suggest you pick up Damnation at Damnation Books and see what it's all about.

You can find more about Robin Renee Ray at her site: http://robinreneeray.webs.com/

You can get your copy of Damnation at Damnation Books

2 comments:

Christie Silvers said...

This is definitely a great story by my friend Robin. She is quite the storyteller. Damnation is the type of story that simply latches on and refuses to let you go until the end. And even then you're left thinking, "Oh my goodness!"

Lot of love,

Christie Silvers
http://www.ChristieSilvers.com

Trent Kinsey said...

Christie,

I completely agree with you!

Thanks for stopping by and showing your support of Robin. She is such a teasure as an author and a friend.