Book Review : Logic of Demons by H.A. Goodman

Logic of Demons by H.A. Goodman

Product Details
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (July 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1452018189
  • ISBN-13: 978-1452018188
  • Available at: Amazon /Barnes & Noble /IndieBound

What would you do if the love of your life was murdered by a deranged killer? Would you become a vigilante and seek retribution? And would this revenge affect those you care for in the afterlife? LOGIC OF DEMONS The Quest for Nadine's Soul takes you on a journey inside the psyches of men and women forced to deal with the spiritual consequences of their decisions. Through the lives of a demon, two Angels, and a mysterious teenage girl, a plethora of politically and socially relevant issues ranging from the roots of genocide and sex trafficking to child conscription and religious fundamentalism are addressed in this fantasy thriller. Life as well as the afterlife converge in this novel to explain certain peculiarities of the human condition. Whether you are God fearing individual or an atheist, LOGIC OF DEMONS The Quest for Nadine's Soul addresses moral and theological issues of interest for people of all backgrounds.
I think I should describe Logic of Demons as 'unexpected'. It started off with Devin mourning his wife, Bridget's terrible death. She was raped and killed by a serial killer caller Earl Gray. He wanted to seek revenge, and for a moment he considered calling off his idea, but finally decided to preserve justice in his own way - by killing the murderer with his own hands. Little did he know that his actions will lead to some unimaginable consequences in the afterworld - with him at the very center of it all.

In a way, this book presents readers with a debate between good and evil, and the twisted logic of those who think they are doing the right thing when actually they are committing a heinous act. I found this book to be interesting, and I was expecting some really exciting events to take place. And the author did managed to surprise me with his creativity, as well as his bizarre, one-of-a-kind storyline.

I really enjoyed Goodman's writing style. While descriptive, it is also straightforward and honest. He lets loose a piece of information in each chapter, clearing a path for the other events to take place smoothly as he continues to surprise readers with each page.

However, the second half part of the story made me left me in bewilderment. I couldn't grasp the author's message somehow. The ending left me a little disappointed, because I was expecting something more intense or action-packed. Nonetheless, H. A. Goodman did a good job with his debut novel. He has successfully created a story that will make you hold your breath in anticipation for the next page.

H. A. Goodman is a former financial advisor and high school history teacher. He has a B. A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California and has also worked at the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. He is currently an author of fantasy and science fiction novels. He recently combined his love for fantasy and international relations to write his debut novel, Logic of Demons, The Quest for Nadine’s Soul. H. A. Goodman currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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