Overall rating and opinion of "Cynthia and Dan: Cyber War" by Dorothy May Mercer

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Re: Overall rating and opinion of "Cynthia and Dan: Cyber War" by Dorothy May Mercer

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Much as I want to read and rate this book, I was not fortunate enough to secure a copy. I'm an aficionado of cyberwars. I will secure a copy of this book first. After reading, I will post my rating here.

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I highly disliked this book. The characters were flat and undeveloped and the love story plot line was cliche and boring. The drone situation was a bit interesting but again underdeveloped. Overall it could have been a decent story but it was purely plot driven and the plot itself did not flow too well. 1/5 stars.

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I dont think im interested in reading these book as the comments have seen clearly suggest that the book is not great.

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I thought this book was badly written. Most of my objections are towards the romance aspect of the book. I had issues with a girl following a complete stranger--who, obviously, was creepy and acting like a stalker--into a coffee shop and disregarding his behavior in a matter of seconds. That portion was completely unrealistic to me and it ruined my reading experience.

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Well, the book was interesting at first. I couldn't tell in which direction it would go, to the personal lives of the characters, or to the professional.

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I read a sample of the book and wasn't sure if it'd be one I'd really enjoy or not. It sounds like numerous people didn't enjoy it. It just doesn't sound like my type of genre.
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I completely agree with maggi3; I also got the feeling that the author was trying to justify cheating. It made me slightly uncomfortable, but I pushed through, as the rest of the story was relatively interesting.

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I love the book is written and although the relationship between Sky and Dan is not so great, the thrill and suspense more than make up for it.
But i have to admit that I didn't really feel attached to the book like I usually do.
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There were aspects of the book I really liked, but overall I didn't think it was an extremely well written book. It read like a soap opera or a Harlequin romance. There wasn't much depth to the characters and a lot of the dialogue felt very unrealistic. I probably wouldn't pick up another book by this author but I think someone looking for a simple read in the romance genre would enjoy it.

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I appreciate all the honest comments. This definitely doesn't sound like a book I would enjoy.

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I didn't really care for the book. I didn't finish it. It sounded like a good plot, but I had trouble connecting to the characters.

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I don't know if I've posted on this book already. it seems like I have. Anyway, the story started out interesting, but I wasn't sure where Cynthia's relationship with Dan was going to go. I thought he was a little fast in inviting her to his apartment. That's not good for a gal to do with someone she just met, in my opinion. (they could have just stayed at the restaurant and talked, or gone to some other public place) It kind of happened in the last book I reviewed, A Police Action, about a Vietnam soldier and a girl he met at a bar, I think.

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This novel had a straight to the point beginning. It started on too much of a high point. I liked the storyline as it was rather exciting. What I did not like was the development of the characters as the first few chapters gave me no description of the characters physical appearance. I would recommend this book as it will keep you on edge. I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.

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Post by jasmine-louise »

I read a sample of this book and I really don't think I will read any more, I couldn't get into it

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Post by memalescole75 »

The title did not grab my attention and after reading the luke-warm reviews, I'll pass on this one.

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