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Thursday 5 May 2016
THE JOKER by Georgia Rose
4 out of 5 stars
Short story On Amazon UK HERE On Amazon.com HERE On Goodreads HERE
The Joker is a short story, an ingenious idea I've only seen done a couple of times
before, and like very much: it's a deeper look into the background of one of
the characters from Georgia Rose's series of romantic suspense/mystery novels,
The Grayson Trilogy, though it can be read as a stand alone, or introduction to the series.
Will is a troubled man with a past in the military, and difficulty in
finding contentment back in the 'real' world.
Flashbacks of his experiences and his reluctance to form meaningful
relationships hold him back, but might he manage to break through that barrier? A one night stand gives him hope for the
This is an enjoyable hour's read and the end, especially, will certainly pique the reader's interest about the mysterious Grayson; I liked how
she was introduced in the final section. The
insight into Will's mind is artfully written, and the lack of speech marks in
the conversation works well, for the most part; this is always a risky device
to use, but in this case it does a nice job of adding to Will's feeling of