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Book Review- The Unity Game

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Author: Leonora Meriel

Publisher: Granite Cloud

Edition: Kindle Format

Genre: Thriller, Mystery

Blurb

WHAT IF THE EARTH YOU KNEW WAS JUST THE BEGINNING? 
A New York banker is descending into madness. 
A being from an advanced civilization is racing to stay alive. 
A dead man must unlock the secrets of an unknown dimension to save his loved ones. 
From the visions of Socrates in ancient Athens, to the birth of free will aboard a spaceship headed to Earth, The Unity Game tells a story of hope and redemption in a universe more ingenious and surprising than you ever thought possible. 
Metaphysical thriller and interstellar mystery, this is a ‘complex, ambitious and thought-provoking novel from an exciting and original new voice in fiction.

Book Cover Review

The cover page undoubtedly suits the story, an Owl with the three world presentation in it. The cover will make sense once we finish the book.

Book Review

After i went through few pages of the book, I had a thought that this is the story about a normal human, a supernatural being and an extraterrestrial being. But as the story went the normal human became imbalanced, the supernatural human become a guide and the extraterrestrial being became a more like a normal being. I mean the story was totally unpredictable till i reached half of the book.

David, the banker  and an ambitious person wants to reach a higher level in both money and fame. Alisdair who dies and reaches the other world and there he explores the possibilities of his life. Nooe-bouk a grey being unknown of its origin , tries to find it’s way to Tayr( Earth) to stop the destruction which would affect the other worlds existence.

Nooe-bouk’s part of the story was very complex to grasp and hard to imagine. It had many concepts and details which was tough but it was essential to understand the Nooe-bouk side of story. At times the story was dragging because of the complexity yet the author pulled again with the narration of Alisdair portions. It was motivating and thought provoking. The book was full of confusing plots which kindled me to wait eagerly for the link which connects this three world. 

Yes, I don’t know how the author came up with the three different world and joined it with a knot. Special appreciation for that to the author. 

Overall the book will make you wonder whether you are reading a psychological thriller or horror or a Science fiction or a drama plot. But still the author will make you to get involved with the story and reach us to the last page.

What I Liked

The touch of three unique world and the way it was narrated and plotted. 

What Could have been better

The owl part could have been explained clearly at the end. And the time link of David being at Greece and the meet up with his parents with vanessa was confusing.

Recommendation

Yes, For the book readers who love to read complex storyline.

I would like to thank the author and author’s team for sending me a digital copy for an exchange of a honest review.

Rating

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Buy Links

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About the Author

Leonora Meriel grew up in London and studied literature at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and Queen’s University in Canada. She worked at the United Nations in New York, and then for a multinational law firm.

In 2003 she moved from New York to Kyiv, where she founded and managed Ukraine’s largest Internet company. She studied at Kyiv Mohyla Business School and earned an MBA, which included a study trip around China and Taiwan, and climbing to the top of Hoverla, Ukraine’s highest peak and part of the Carpathian Mountains. She also served as President of the International Women’s Club of Kyiv, a major local charity.

During her years in Ukraine, she learned to speak Ukrainian and Russian, witnessed two revolutions and got to know an extraordinary country at a key period of its development.

In 2008, she decided to return to her dream of being a writer, and to dedicate her career to literature. In 2011, she completed The Woman Behind the Waterfall, set in a village in western Ukraine. While her first novel was with a London agent, Leonora completed her second novel The Unity Game, set in New York City and on a distant planet.

Leonora currently lives in Barcelona and London and has two children. She is working on her third novel.

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