Reviews

Plenty of twists, turns, and double agents

http://lauraoflurkng.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/the-four-kings-by-scott-spotson.html Sunday progress Monday debate day Tuesday game Wednesday progress Thursday game Friday petition Saturday progress Sunday—a Progress Day Above I have listed the days of the week with what kind of day they were next to them. I liked this idea used in the story and wanted to incorporate it into my review. Each "day" will cover an aspect of the story. This novel starts out slowly in the first few pages, just a normal presidential conference for a country obviously not doing so hot, then BANG, we have wizards! From there...

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Clean Indie Read: Political Fantasy

http://cleanindiereads.blogspot.ca/2014/05/the-four-kings.html THE FOUR KINGS by Scott Spotson Urban Fantasy, Political Today's world - skyscrapers, Internet cafes, and all - is in great turmoil. Economic doldrums have seized the entire world in the last several years, and powerful nations such as Pakistan and India are just about to unleash nuclear might upon each other.  These troubled times have been labeled The Great Blight.   In response to the perceived failure of humanity to get its act together, powerful wizards have taken over the planet. In North America, four arrogant young...

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Great Read: Not Just Only For Fans of Fantasy

http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R24OXIS805XNE2 4.0 out of 5 stars, 11 May 2014 By James McCormick Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase How would you recreate a corrupt, failing, unjust world if you had the power? That is the question the four kings, young wizards by the name of Demus, Regi, Indie and Justica, are more than prepared to answer. Scott Spotson’s Four Kings is an extremely ambitious novel with a worldwide canvass, dealing with everything from politics, ethics, morality, economics to philosophy. The early part of the novel in fact, where the wizards relieve the corrupt...

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Excellent, 5-Star, Now what about Amazon?

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, May 7, 2014 By DKennett Verified Purchase This review is from: Life II (Kindle Edition) Exactly as transaction should be. Merchandise is of excellent quality. I will order additional product.I object to the length Amazon requires for these commentaries. I am a retired attorney. As such it has been my experience that using fewer words often confuses the issue an tends often to weaken the effect of the intended communication. Selecting five stars seems adequate to evaluate the degree of satisfaction with the transaction. To make things worse, copying...

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Fantasy, Romance and Politics… A Recipe for Success

http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/RDW3EP52O0UM7 5.0 out of 5 stars By Sherrod M. Wall Format:Paperback Scott Spotson blends fantasy and political drama in his novel "The Four Kings", creating a present time sci-fi/fantasy universe unlike anything I've read before. Spotson shoves his readers into his world and binds them with cords wound of solid world building and characterization, and a unique magic system as epic in scope as his vision of our Earth forever transformed by magic. After reading the first ten pages of "The Four Kings", I realized that I was reading a novel that was in a class...

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A great work of biting social and political commentary only masquerading as fantasy

5.0 out of 5 stars http://rappeters.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/the-four-kings-by-scott-spotson/ Even though this tale was a bit longer than it needed to be, I was impressed. This is a great work of biting social and political commentary only masquerading as fantasy. While there were quite a few allusions to Ayn Rand, the author doesn’t beat you over the head. If anything, I often got the impression this was a mocking sequel to Atlas Shrugged. What if the egotistical heroes did succeed in tearing down the old system and remaking the world in their image? Just like in this book, they’d...

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Intriguing and completely original

5.0 out of 5 stars By Elizabeth Format:Kindle Edition I can honestly say that I had no idea what to expect from this book. I'm not usually a fan of anything supernatural or magic, but I was pleasantly surprised by The Four Kings. This is an inherently fun book. I'm always a fan of humour in a book, whether it be a comedic novel or some kind of dark crime piece, and this certainly has it. Clever, witty; I have to say that I really enjoyed the style in which Scott writes. Also appreciated is the complete originality of this. While I've already admitted to not being a fan of this genre of book,...

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Political Fantasy

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1DUYLHM0L4GSC 5.0 out of 5 stars By Michael Thal Format:Kindle Edition|Amazon Verified Purchase The U.S. presidency is shrouded in scandal. The world economy is in depression, and India and Pakistan are on the brink of a nuclear exchange. In the midst of the crisis four young adults materialize in the Oval Office and announce, “We are the Liberators!” Thus begins Scot Spotson’s fantasy, The Four Kings. This 492-page epic novel is about a race of wizards taking over our world to implement needed changes. From the Mortals (that’s us) they choose Amanda...

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The Best that Self-Publishing Has to Offer

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1Q2UE74QXHJ33 5.0 out of 5 stars By Denis Vukosav TOP 1000 REVIEWER Format:Paperback 'Delusional' written by Scott Spotson is the third book I've read from this author and it seems that each of them is getting better than the previous one; suspense thriller with addition of supernatural and romance will be interesting to a wider audience, and with its quality certainly deserves your time. In the center of story is a woman named Patricia Fowler who will have an affair with her married co-worker Paul Blast but soon after they two will start seeing each other...

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Unstable Character…no Moral Compass

http://mindingspot.blogspot.ca/2014/03/delusional-by-scott-spotson-and-sue.html I'll admit when I first started reading this, I was bored. I was disappointed. I was dreading reading any more than the first few chapters. It was dry and dull and overly detailed. An art thief? Yeah, it's been done. Characters I don't care about? Yeah, that's been done too. So, a few chapters later, my attitude really changed. There are still a few spots in the book that are overly detail-oriented, but it really changes mood and fast. Imagine a train moving downhill. It starts slowly, then picks up speed...

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