Book Review – Escapement by Rene Gutteridge

Escapement (7 Hours series)Escapement by Rene Gutteridge
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The interesting thing about this multi-author series is that with each new book you get an entirely different experience. Escapement was a particularly unique read for me. The chatty first-person narrative bordered on breaking the fourth wall at times, but somehow really suit the character. This book had quite a unique tone to it, almost like a black comedy.

In most of the 7 hours books that I have read, the character chooses to go back and re-live a time from their past, in order to correct something. This book took a different tack. The protagonist chose to continue his life for another 7 hours. How did he choose to spend those hours? Well I’m not going to give it away but it’s really interesting.

Escapement was an entertaining and thoughtful read. I look forward to continuing this series.

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About Adam David Collings

Adam David Collings is an author of speculative fiction. He lives in Tasmania, Australia with his wife Linda and his two children. Adam draws inspiration for his stories from his over-active imagination, his life experiences and his faith. Adam is a great lover of stories, enjoying them in books, movies, scripted TV and computer games. Adam discusses these, along with his monthly Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy Bulletin on his youTube channel.
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