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The Edge of Reason (Melinda Snodgrass, Edge #1)

1.5 out of 5 stars

Cut to the Chase:
The Edge of Reason initially promised to be an intriguing and unique urban fantasy but somehow lost its way and doesn’t have much to recommend it after the initial setup. I recognize that this is the first in a series and this first book was probably intended to mostly establish the setting and characters for the subsequent books, but I don’t think it stands alone very well. I don’t think I’ve encountered a book before with such an encouraging start that just completely lost its way after the premise had been established and just sort of wandered around purposelessly until the cliffhanger conclusion. I really wanted to like this book, and the subsequent books in the series might be as brilliant as this one was initially, but as a standalone I can’t recommend it, and I’m not personally motivated to read something else by this author after this disappointment.

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