April 26, 2013

Book Review: Vexed by S.K.Whiteside

Title: Vexed
Author: S.K.Whiteside
Release Date:
November 6th 2012 
Publishing Publisher: Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly
Source: Received from the author for an honest review

Everyone has heard the story but not everyone knows the truth. Isis was ready to give up. Her mate, Osiris, we murdered by the very person he trusted most, his brother Set. Envious of his brothers growing power and his father’s affection, Set killed Osiris and scattered his remains across the lands of Egypt. With the love of her life out of the picture Set imprisoned Isis in attempt to claim her as his own. When she spurns his advances, Set locks Isis in a tower where she is raped, beaten, and left for dead…only she is immortal and death never comes.
With the help of some unexpected allies, Isis escapes and sets forth on a path of revenge. Vengeance will be hers and she makes it clear to her enemies that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

My Thoughts

Vexed by S.K. Whiteside is an interesting story. 
It's a new take on an old tale. 
It is a refreshing and intriguing read... but it really could do with some work. 

Sadly there were more than a few bumps with this story - it lacked reading flow, there was a lack of punctuation, sentences didn't make sense, and the font and font size changed so often it gave me a migraine.

Vexed has plenty of story potential, but it needs some help with the telling, a decent edit and perhaps even some restructuring because it really is all over the place; and for such a short read (193 pages) it took me forever to get through due to the poor formatting alone.

I don't care what I'm reading, bad grammar and messy sentence structuring is going to diminish my reading pleasure and sadly, for me Vexed was riddled with problems making it a dissatisfying read. 
2 stars :[

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