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READ & DOWNLOAD ↠ Roberto to the Dark Tower Came ☆ Roberto is a young left wing South American journalist who receives an ominous phone call leave the country in ten days or die He has every intention of leaving as soon as he follows a lead on a major story developing in the jungle The book follows him on his perilous journey intT of darkness in pursuit of his story Unknowingly Roberto is headed toward a confrontation with an evil darker than he could possibly have imagin. A very disturbing page turner political thriller novelThe theme presented in this story represents the many kinds of injustice and violence that happened or are still happening in parts of the worlds and how brave persons are still fighting to disclose the truthThis fast paced novel will take the readers to the world full of perils where strangers can be true friends and true friends can be enemies; where the distance between dangers and yourself can be less than one breath away and a lot can happen in a minute The author has a way of making each character distinct and lively without giving away too much one of them be the funny and terrible DanielWith detailed vivid world building and a touch of romance this novel is a very interesting readHighly recommended for fans of thrillerI received a ARC of this book in accordance with the terms of Librarything Early Reviewers program

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Roberto is a young left wing South American journalist who receives an ominous phone call leave the country in ten days or die He has every inten. 📣 Roberto to the Dark Tower Came is available NOW In ten days Roberto You must leave the country Or else you will die 35 stars The book opens up with Roberto waking up in the middle of the night to receive a death threat on the phone and the narrative counts down each day before the unknown man's deadline Roberto to the Dark Tower Came is overall a powerful novel about a young journalist in an unnamed South American country fighting for the truth when journalists and other subversives are routinely murdered for doing their jobs The fact that someone wants to kill you for doing your job should make you realize how important that job is I am going to admit that I am a bit conflicted about this book It started incredibly strong and hooked me from the opening lines but the subseuent few days nine eight and seven dragged for me and I struggled to continue but my desire to see what happened kept me going and I am so glad I stuck with it I understand that it was important to Roberto's life to wrap things up and to reminisce about the past but I found the pacing to be a little slower than I would have liked Despite the considerable amount of time in the first 40% of the book dedicated to the people in his life barring Roberto Daniel and Lina the characters fell flat for me; however the connection that I felt for those three characters was deepDespite the slow beginning things really picked up around 40% in six days before the deadline For me this book was about Roberto's adventure to uncover and expose the truth it is less of a mysterythriller If I were to give this book a rating at 30% it would have been maybe 25 stars but it is easily a 4 star ending for me I think that many people will appreciate the buildup and character building but for me I wanted the action to come fasterThere are interesting parallels with terrorism and the fear of terrorism being used as a means of gaining control or excusing governmental acts of force that most certainly apply in the modern climate and the media is used to spread this message to tamper outrage I think that is why I felt a disconnect it felt too real but not actually discussing real events I don't generally hold fiction up to a reality standard but this almost read like nonfiction to me It is likely that Epperson didn't name the country on purpose so that it isn't rooted so much in modern historical events but I found it a bit distracting personally to have the narrator refer to my country and my city constantly Regions mentioned were in Colombia Ecuador and Peru all countries which I have traveled to which is probably why I was trying to pick it apart My best guess is that Roberto is based in Colombia and the strife depicted is a fictionalization of the FARC conflict cw animal abuse rape murder warOverall this is a good read and I think those interested in political adult fiction will enjoy this one Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher Meerkat Press for providing me a copy of the book in exchange for my honest review Blog | Twitter

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Roberto to the Dark Tower CameTion of leaving as soon as he follows a lead on a major story developing in the jungle The book follows him on his perilous journey into the hear. —The review below was authored by Paperback Paris Staff Writer Melissa Ratcliff Read While political affairs are often a touchy subject Tom Epperson makes a case for the corrupt political tensions and scandals plaguing journalists and the indigenous peoples of South America in Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Dark and gruesome yet written in a very matter of fact Murakami esue style that will appeal to fans of all genres Epperson’s latest work offers a searing look at political turmoil from a new perspectiveWasting no time Roberto to the Dark Tower Came begins with a foreboding warning – if Roberto a journalist who is unafraid to push boundaries does not leave the country within 10 days he will die for publishing stories that uncover corruption and unrest throughout the countryThrough day to day accounts of his life we witness Roberto who realizes that it would only be a matter of time before he faced danger in the name of his profession as he makes changes to his lifestyle Fearful of this latest death threat and what it could mean for him as dark circumstances and mysterious deaths begin to occur to those close to him he makes plans to officially leave the country to live with his long distance girlfriend in Saint LuciaIn describing the actions leading up to Roberto’s eventual departure Epperson uses clear and concise language Meticulous yet oddly charming his prose is reminiscent of Haruki Murakami in that he is able to touch on the most bizarre topics while making them seem like an everyday part of lifeDecidedly matter of fact Roberto’s everyday life leading up to his latest adventure is described in crisp detail that manages to be engaging despite featuring the mundane It is in these small details that we can compare the two authors Although there is something decidedly magical about Murakami’s writing in its lyricism Epperson achieves the opposite with the same effect His writing is clean and concise but gives off a different tone – one that is straightforward meticulous and somewhat stiff yet enticing We are witnessing another day in Roberto’s life and although alarming the political tensions and corruption are just that – a part of lifeThough limited interactions Epperson provides us with a crisp backstory for each character that Roberto encounters as he begins to make preparations for his final story Instead of detracting from the narrative these small vignettes featuring Roberto’s family acuaintances and story interests provide an incredible amount of depth to an intriguing narrative filling in the gaps about his personality and his lifestyle as a controversial journalist And if Roberto went back through the years he could find journalists dozens of them men and women the young and the old the famous and the obscure the foolhardy and the fearful who have all in a variety of or less terrible ways died and Roberto does not want to be among their number – excerpt from Tom Epperson’s Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Although a gruesome and violent thriller that explores corruption and unrest in South America Roberto to the Dark Tower Came bases its content on very real political issues Through various connections we learn of dark political secrets bombings brutal murders and rape for no reason other than those in power can War crimes and acts of corruption color Roberto’s story – horrendous acts of violence follow activists from all walks of life even if they have already suffered enough Even friends have the potential to become enemies proving that life can change in a split second when under fear and faced with an ultimatumHaunting and tense Roberto to the Dark Tower Came is an unexpected thriller at every turn Full of mystery suspense and even a bit of romance Tom Epperson has managed to craft a fast paced political thriller full of twists turns and a very unexpected ending Grounded in reality and full of meaningful lessons Epperson will wow you with astounding revelations in a familiar format From start to finish Roberto to the Dark Tower Came was difficult to put down and remarkable to digest