Day: November 30, 2015

Rosie Amber #RBRT Book Awards Are Open

The RBRT Awards – voting is now open!

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To Vote go to this link      http://wp.me/P2Eu3u-8wt

The books ~ how they were chosen
The books are taken only from those that have been submitted to the Rosie Amber book reviewing team #RBRT for reviewing, so it is not a far reaching selection, though we still had a few hundred to choose from.  I divided all the books that have been submitted up to the cut off point in 2015 into five general categories, and the review team members (around 30 members) each nominated up to three out of each category.  There are six in each category ~ these are the booksthat you, the reading public, may vote forYou may vote for up to two per category.

Please only vote for a book that you believe deserves an award.  We value everyone’s contribution and you are not required to vote in each category; it may be that you will…

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Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT ROSETTA by Simon Cornish @UnforgivingMuse

My review of Simon Cornish’s ‘Rosetta’ #RBRT

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Today’s team book review comes from Alison, she blogs at alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com

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Alison chose to read and review Rosetta by Simon Cornish

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Rosetta by Simon Cornish

This is a novella that is packed full of potential. The author can write and write really well, and the idea behind the story is intriguing.

When his former professor dies, Dr Graham Chandlers is asked to read a eulogy at the funeral. He is shocked when the professor’s adopted daughter, the enigmatic Rosetta of the title, performs an ancient ritual over the coffin in a language that only a handful of experts would understand.

Chandlers becomes intrigued by the events that led to the adoption of Rosetta and by what happened on the professor’s final dig. His investigations lead him to develop feeling for Rosetta, and also to uncover the mystery surrounding her and the dig.

The writing is beautifully crafted at times but…

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