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While there's no glaring grammatical errors, there are an abundance of plot holes and just odd plot decisions. I don't want to give away anything, so I can't be explicit, but to be vague about it - everyone just assumes that Abby has to be involved in saving, well, everyone, but it's not like she has any particular reason to do it. It's not like she's survived the hunger games and is deadly with a bow and arrow...yet, she still gets sent on all these "missions" and there's no real plot specific reason for her to do it, other than to have her be in all the action. There's also too many povs in this one, and things jump around without making sense. For example, one minute a character is remembering something and then they're in the present, and they've moved on to do something else, but you don't realize it for a few minutes. Just confusing transitions, and confusing plot lines all around. A good editor could clean it up and smooth out the roughness, while tightening up the plot. With the exception of Abby, who is quickly running into Mary Sue territory, all the other characters are flat and lack any dynamic elements. Some of them are bad and then do a 180 to the good for little reason. There's black and white, but little gray, and the gray is what makes good fiction.
Bond's first book in the series successfully left this reader "wanting more," but this sequel left this reader feeling devoid of emotion other than, " I paid $2.99 for this?" The plot was much too simple and predictable to hold my interest. The only reason I continued to read the novel was the hope that it would get better; however, it didn't.
I really liked the first book, this book not so much. It didn't really have a point other than being a go between for the first and the third books. I didn't really like the way the characters were going either. This book was too rushed, like the author was trying to stretch the series out. Hopefully the third book is better.