I was so looking forward to reading the next in the series, but had I started the series with this book, the others would not have had a look in. Proof reading would be a good idea. Also the use of words that one has to check in the dictionary became really tiresome, or was it just showing off? E.g. coup de foudre, Habromania, monachopsis, an oriflamme, tenebrific, zemblanity, perspicacity, Aeromancy, scherzando, etc.
It could really put a reader off [as it did me] and have them give up on the book before finishing it, which I’m leaning more and more to doing so with this book. It would be a shame as the stories so far are really quite good. And, yes, I have read the other 6 and this was not a problem in them. I’ve always enjoyed this author, and frankly feel a little let down.
Nope, Page 138, Weekend Quickie 238,…that’s it I’m done… ‘Ineluctably’ pushed me over the edge. 4/5 for the stories I read. 1/5 for just plain showing off vocabulary that is used rarely, if ever.
(review of free book)