Against the Current

Against the Current What begins as a story of constant abuse and the struggle to break free turns into a psychological suspense thriller as not all is what it seems The victim is in some ways as calculating as the bull
  • Title: Against the Current
  • Author: Brian MacLearn
  • ISBN: 9781622875955
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • What begins as a story of constant abuse and the struggle to break free, turns into a psychological suspense thriller, as not all is what it seems The victim is in some ways as calculating as the bully, and willing to sacrifice himself for the sake of others The power hungry manipulator will stop at nothing to keep his power, and to keep his golden ticket from rising upWhat begins as a story of constant abuse and the struggle to break free, turns into a psychological suspense thriller, as not all is what it seems The victim is in some ways as calculating as the bully, and willing to sacrifice himself for the sake of others The power hungry manipulator will stop at nothing to keep his power, and to keep his golden ticket from rising up against him.One moment of bravery becomes the catalyst that ignites the war of attrition With the help of a kindred spirit, the victim realizes that to break free from the tyranny of oppression, the bully has to be thoroughly stopped A chess match of deathly proportions ensues within a thirty six hour period that leaves several people dead and the two men facing each other in a classic battle of, to the death Against the Current answers the question of what happens if the bully is still in your life after twenty five years and you ve been pushed hard enough to fight back The characters are rich and believable, true to themselves The setting is a mid sized Iowa town Evil comes in many forms and wears many faces Against the Current explores the evil behind the need to manipulate others, and the inner strength of goodness that compels some of us to stand up to that evil.
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    2 thoughts on “Against the Current

    1. Brian L MacLearn is lifelong resident of Iowa, currently living in Waverly He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Business During his life, he has had poetry published and written song lyrics that have been recorded in Nashville His first novel Our Heart was a 2011 Readers Favorite finalist His second novel Remember Me was a 2012 Readers Favorite Bronze medalist His newest novel, Against the Current, is nearing publicattion and was a silver medalist at Reader s Favorite in 2013.

    2. I met author Brian MacLearn at a Readers Favorite award ceremony, where we were both being recognized for our writing I just read his novel Against the Current and I have to admit, when I started it, I had some concerns as to how he was going to pull off a full length novel with this premise But he surprised me in a thoroughly delightful way The story is believable and packed with suspense and surprises Once I got started, I found it hard to put down I think the author has a winner on his hands [...]

    3. Received copy for in return a honest review I certainly wasn t expecting much from this novel, and I was a fool for thinking so This story was written very well without a dull moment I grew as Jeffery and Matt s story grew I could relate with the characters easily, and this made it enjoyable to read The story was paced well with a lot of action, making it nearly impossible to put down.I think many people can relate to this story, either from the bullies or victims perspective If a story can for [...]

    4. Received free for an honest review Not my cup of tea I can see how it can appeal to other readers I liked the premise, but the lack of certain details and vagaries disappointed me There s so much potential for this book to be and it goes untapped because writing this subject matter is difficult Why didn t Jeffry leave town as an adult He was beholden to his well being and failed to escape If there had been a fully developed blackmail reason, I d feel sympathetic toward him What is this tree buc [...]

    5. Received copy for in return a honest review I certainly wasn t expecting much from this novel, and I was a fool for thinking so This story was written very well without a dull moment I grew as Jeffery and Matt s story grew I could relate with the characters easily, and this made it enjoyable to read The story was paced well with a lot of action, making it nearly impossible to put down I think many people can relate to this story, either from the bullies or victims perspective If a story can for [...]

    6. I received this book as a giveaway.This is a story about bullying, standing up to the bully and I guess finding oneself in the process I liked this book, it certainly kept me reading and wanting to finish it in order to find out how the whole story ends It certainly has a good pace and the characters are well developed I hope this is not the final draft because I did find some typos and grammar issues that need some editing i.e naval for navel I can even see this book becoming a movie or TV seri [...]

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