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The Messenger's Handbook by Pamela DuMond

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  • Aug 30, 2012
How to start reviewing a book you don’t like? There, I said it from the beginning so you don’t have to read through the end to find that out.

The prologue starts promising, with Madeline (or Abigail) running in the forest trying to reach a spot that would take her time traveling. I just got excited with this opening … to become quickly bored with the rest of the book.

Thanks to an accident, Madeline travels 300 years back in time. “
Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon, anyone? Unlike Gabaldon’s story, Madeline is no outlander as she lands in the Rhode Island, US, of 1675, the sole survivor of a massacre and a war going between the Wampanoag Natives and subjects of King Charles II.

Oddly enough, once she’s kind of figured she has time traveled, you’d think she’d be discreet about it, but no, she tells everything to a woman that, also oddly enough, believes her flat out. Really, no questions of where are you coming from…?

Oh, yes! There is a romance going on between a 300 years –younger?- boy and Madeline (now Abigail). So probably you will enjoy how they fell in love 300 years ago.

Obviously, I fast forwarded the get it over with. Oh! Yes, the book also has other little mysteries such as the disappearance of Madeline’s mother during a car accident (however, it doesn’t take a genius to put 2 and 2 together).

So, sadly, because I bought the book, I stopped reading at 34% (in my Kindle). No, I do not wish to know how it ends. Period.

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