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The Silver Ring by Robert Swartwood

17-year-old David Beveridge is in the wrong place at the wrong time. When a gunman storms into a convenience store demanding money, he becomes spooked and shoots the cashier before shooting David. Only David doesn’t die. Neither does the cashier. She dies, yes, but David manages to bring her back to life. How? With the help of a . . .

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Quick & Entertaining: A bite-sized adventure

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Aug 27, 2009: What seems like any other day for David takes a turn for the worse when a ring he finds at the movie theatre ends up having magical powers beyond his comprehension. Just as he begins unravelling the mystery behind the ring, he finds himself chased by mysterious beings, and his very life is in danger.

This was a quick and easy read, the writing was free of mistakes and fairly solid. The characters are likeable and have considerable depth taking into [more . . .]

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I think there’s a novel hiding in the novella somewhere

By Shutsumon, author of Tales of the First

Aug 28, 2009: The Silver Ring is a young adult fantasy thriller that opens with a bang and doesn’t let up until the climax.

The Good:

Robert Swartwood knows how to put a cliffhanger at the end of each of his short chapters. I don’t know if he initially posted as a serial – but if he did he probably had readers champing at the bit for the next part. Even with its flaws [more . . .]

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