Wednesday, 19 February 2014
PRG - Paranormal Romance Guild 4 out of 5 review..
4****Stars Book: The Vril Codex Author: Ben Manning Publisher: Double Dragon Publishing Genre: Historical Thriller/Paranormal Rating: Adult Jane and Bob Wilkinson are soul mates. They live in London and their love for each other has given them the ability to have a psychic connection, knowing when one is in trouble or hurt. Jane is a photographer and journalist; Bob is a sports journalist and photographer. Bob covers Cricket; Jane has covered news stories in Iran, Iraq, NorthKorea, and other trouble spots. Jane's new assignment is not typical for her. She is going to Germany to do an arts and design book focusing on Berlin. It is a now and then book telling the history in pictures of Germany during the war and after. Although Jane is not happy with the assignment feeling it is not what she usually does, Bob on the other hand is thrilled that his wife will finally be in a peaceful place where he doesn't have to worry about her. However, sometimes things do not work out the way we plan. This is one of those cases. While in Berlin, Jane begins to see people, not just any people, but prominent people. Her journalistic nose can't stay where it belongs. Before long she is following to see what is going on. She has a nose for news, but in this case her nose did not focus on the danger. She tries to sneak into the mansion these men have been secretly going to. Before long she is discovered, chased, and killed. In the meantime, back in London, Bob has a feeling that something is terribly wrong and that feeling soon proves to be true. The love of his life is dead. Unable to face a life without the woman he loves, he has a nervous breakdown shortly after. He keeps seeing Jane, and is convinced she is either still alive, or coming to him in her spirit form. Bob's friend and Jane's agent convince him that he should go back to Berlin and finish Jane's work as a tribute to her. The idea of having a book pay tribute to his wife makes him agree. That is when he enters into a world of evil. This is a book filled with surprises, evil, supernatural occurrences, and a secret society. It is about the Thule Society, which is trying to bring back the Aryan race Hitler tried to form in Germany, and the following of the Vril. The Vril is a power and force that can heal, change, and destroy. It was the belief that some feel Hitler followed. As a reviewer I am given books to read and review, some of which I would never choose on my own. This book was one of those. I have no interest in Germany or the Vril Codex, yet the author grabbed my interest. The one negative comment I have about the book is that it is a cliffhanger, something I really, really dislike in books. Reviewed by: Linda Tonis Member of the Paranormal Romance Review Team http://www.paranormalromanceguild.com/reviewsbenmanning.htm