Author – Y.R. Wolf
Genre – Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Espionage
278 Amazon Pages
Rating 3 stars out of five Posted 5/10/2017
No. 27 - 2017
My impressions: Egotist, evil Nazis, plodding
Gideon Visler, age 36, Mossad agent,
Anton Heinzfelder, target, Nazd owner of Bank of Klagenfurt, Austria.
Robert Hochler, wealthy Nazi thief who stole possessions and property of Jews sent to death camps.
Many sub characters.
Gideon Visler is a member of an elite Israeli Mossad team tasked with destroying Nazi Anton Heinzfelder and stealing his money without leaving a trace of their plot. The story is viable, but the telling is slow and plodding. I found the first twenty percent flat out boring. The story unfolds in first person and is full of filler like a travelogue brochure.
Gideon slips into the Austrian town of Klagenfurt under cover of being a talent scout of young soccer players. The operation is completed with Gideon’s only close encounter being almost compromised by a secretary while he’s using a computer in the bank
There is minor cursing, mostly F bombs tossed here and there. The only sex scene was so bland it may as well have been a hand shake between Gideon and the horny blonde who almost raped him. Picture this man who considers himself a sex object lying on a dirty floor in a shed with this blonde humping up and down on him and complaining he finished too soon. It wasn’t erotic in the least, it was pathetic.
The editing is good with only a few word errors and sentence structure is good.
Character development for the main characters is good and adequate for the supporting characters.
Details are excessive and amounts to filler where the information is superfluous and only slows the story down.
Research was evident in knowledge of the locations deployed.
The plot is interesting but bland. There is little suspense or tension and the story is definitely not a thriller.
The writing style is wordy, engorged and repetitive.
A three star rating is generous. I don’t recommend the story for the reasons stated above.
This review was provided in exchange for a free book.
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