The Forsaken - The Apocalypse Trilogy: Book Two

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A DEMON hires the assassin to kill an Angel from a rival gang. It’s not the first time the hit man’s had an employer from Hell, so he checks the fine print before setting bloody quill to parchment. Just one stipulation: he’ll have to make it quick if he wants to avoid the End of the World.
The Forsaken returns us to the World of Change fifty years after the events in When Graveyards Yawn.

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About G. Wells Taylor

G. WELLS TAYLOR is currently promoting the Variant Effect: MADHOUSE 2 - Gas Light and preparing The Variant Effect: MADHOUSE 3 - Burn for a 2018 spring release.

G. Wells Taylor was born in Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 1962, but spent most of his early life north of there in Owen Sound where he went on to study Design Arts at a local college. He later traveled to North Bay, Ontario to complete Canadore College’s Journalism program before receiving a degree in English from Nipissing University. Taylor worked as a freelance writer for small market newspapers and later wrote, designed and edited for several Canadian niche magazines.

He joined the digital publishing revolution early with an eBook version of his first novel When Graveyards Yawn that has been available online since 2000. Taylor published and edited the Wildclown Chronicle e-zine from 2001-2003 that showcased his novels, book trailer animations and illustrations, short story writing and book reviews alongside titles from other up-and-coming horror, fantasy and science fiction writers.

Still based in Canada, Taylor continues with his publishing plans that include additions to the Wildclown Mysteries and sequels to the popular Variant Effect series.

About the Series: The Apocalypse Trilogy
In the World of Change people stopped aging, the dead rose from their graves, it started raining and it’s been raining ever since. But a guy still has to make a living doesn’t he?

G. Wells Taylor weaves an intricate web of hard-boiled mystery, doomsday revelations and Wild West shootouts in a genre-jumping trilogy that spans generations.

Hard-boiled detectives, zombie gangsters, angels, demons, and gunslingers inhabit the dying cities and radioactive wastelands of an apocalyptic future where everyone must play a part in the battle at the end of the world.

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Review by: James Jenkins on Oct. 19, 2015 :
After reading the first book I was looking forward to reading the second in the series. I read 21% before giving up on it.

While it is set in the same universe;
* None of the original characters have shown up
* There is much more sex, with little reason to be in the book other than to expand the word count
* Religion (Judeo-Christian) is much more dominant
* There seems to be a Deity when there was not in book one
* New supernatural (Angels, Demons) beings have appeared
* It is not a well constructed mystery (the first was)
* There are several different story lines, that have have failed to make their first connection to each other.

Everything I liked about the first book is not in the second. As a stand alone it might be 3 stars, as the second in series it 2 stars might be a bit over rated. I am extremely disappointed to say the least.
(reviewed 7 days after purchase)
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