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The Abortionist – A Review

28 July 2009, 9:04 am. 7 Comments. Filed under Chris From Racine, Friends & Family, Opinion.

When I started reading the blogs a few years back, I stumbled across a blog called From Where I Sit. It intrigued me because it is written by a fictional character named Elliot Stearns. That fictional character has now come to life in a book titled The Abortionist written by Michael James Caughill.

In this post I reflect on friendships and the internet. Michael James Caughill is one of those who I got to know through Twitter and I finally got to meet him in person a couple of months ago. As a very avid reader, I was a little uptight reading a book written by someone I know – what if it’s bad? What if it’s just so-so? What do I say?

Well, in this case I don’t have to worry about those what-ifs. This book is fantastic!! It a suspense/thriller about a serial killer that takes place in Milwaukee. It is also a love story. It is NOT pro-life or pro-choice…as the author says, it’s pro-thought. The character development is tremendous – I really “got to know” the characters. Above all, it is a spine-tingling blood-chilling page turner. It’s one of those books you just don’t want to put down…you want to find out what happens next.

If you don’t believe me, visit the site – you can read the first five chapters for free!! And if you don’t want to go out and buy the book after reading those first five chapters, there is something seriously wrong with you! ;)

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7 Comments »

  1. olbroad. 28 July 2009, 9:59 pm

    I refuse to read your review!  REFUSE!  It’s on my stack of books to read, and I will NOT let you distort my reading pleasure!  :P

  2. Chris from Racine. 28 July 2009, 10:09 pm

    Hey!! I gave NOTHING away!! :)

  3. olbroad. 28 July 2009, 10:10 pm

    Oh, there’s something there, somewhere, and I’m not taking any chances.  LOL

  4. Chris from Racine. 28 July 2009, 10:23 pm

    Nope – nuthin’

  5. olbroad. 29 July 2009, 7:34 am

    UH UH!  NOT gonna do it!  :P

  6. Chris from Racine. 29 July 2009, 12:16 pm

    Chicken!!!

  7. olbroad. 29 July 2009, 3:59 pm

    Damn skippy!  Was there every any doubt?  heh!