Thursday, 15 May 2014

**Book Review**To Sleep ... Perchance to die

                                       Book Details:

Book Title: To Sleep...Perchance to Die by Donald R. Grippo
Category: Adult fiction
Genre: medical thriller / murder mystery
Publisher: Turn the Page Publishing
Published: June 2013 Hardcover, June 2014 Softcover

Book Synopsis:

Eurasian beauty Mai Faca plots to marry Jake Warden, a successful oral surgeon forbidden to her because of family honor. In an unheard-of scheme, fellow oral surgeon, Bret Manley, falls victim to Mai's seduction as she and Jake play a cruel trick to be together. Jake acts with surgical precision to clear the path to Mai's happiness, threatening lives including his own. In a wake of turmoil and destruction, Bret's uncle and well-known criminal attorney, Hubie Santos, attempts to find out if a surgeon would use his knowledge to kill.

Meet the Author:

Donald R. Grippo, DDS practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery in northeastern Connecticut for more than thirty years. On a daily basis, he encountered patient's fear of undergoing oral surgery and associated anesthesia. To help allay such fear he wrote A Guide to the Guy or Gal Who Takes Your Teeth Out, a series of short stories dealing with the treatment of typical oral surgical problems. His resume includes working as a dentist at the Tennessee State Prison outside of Nashville and as a guard at the Hartford State Jail on Syms Street in Hartford.

Twitter: @DonaldGrippo

What did i think of the book?

When i was first asked to read the book, i wasnt sure if it would be able to hold my interest as it had a shakespearean twist and it was based on a medical story too. Oh Boy was i wrong! I commute to work and took it on the bus with me to read, i couldn't put the book down and was most disappointed to have to put the book down. The book is full of manipulation, Deception and murder and i felt like i was on the edge of my seat the whole time of reading it. Every Time i had to put the book down, i just thought 'one more page, one more page'. I really got to know the characters as if they were friends of mine, they are described so vividly and its as if they were in the room with me. Mai Faca is definitely a person i don't need in my life.

Your kept guessing what way the story is going to turn next and even at the end, although this part of the story is finished, there is still a cliffhanger and i am desperate for another book in this series, hopefully another one will be written on the success of this one. 

I would 100% recommend this book to anyone who likes crime stories as you feel part of the story, not just the person reading it.

You can buy the book from Amazon from June 2014, but you can pre order it.

I have been allowed to offer one as a prize, open to US and UK, you may have the book in a hard back copy or as an Ebook, whichever is more convenient to you and all you have to do is enter the rafflecoptor below.
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  1. flowers in the attic - virginia andrews

  2. I rarely dislike a book I read so a favourite for me is difficult...there are so many of them! I think I would choose Terry Brooks Shanara series as favourites though - I can reread them over and over and never tire of them

  3. The lion the witch and the wardrobe

  4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin

  5. I read a lot so it's really hard to answer that question. I don't thibk I can pick a favourite, but I've just finished reading Dead Gone by Luca Vesta and it was really good.


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