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A Thousand Rooms #DBA

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A Thousand Rooms

You don’t wake up expecting to die.

Katie is thirty-two, single, and works in advertising. She’s also dead. A lost soul hitching rides with the dying, trying to find her way to… wherever she’s supposed to be.

And whoever she’s supposed to be with.

Heaven, it seems, has a thousand rooms. What will it take to find hers?

Review: Wow! I honestly didn’t know what to expect when I picked up this work. Shamefully, I hadn’t even bothered to read the synopsis first which is so out of character for me. Why? I couldn’t tell you. What I can tell you however, is A Thousand Rooms far exceeded any first impressions I may or may not have had regardless of my aforementioned neglect.

This is one of those rare books I simply couldn’t put down. I was immediately captivated from the first sentence, and became so completely engrossed that nothing else in the world mattered for a good few hours.

This story would make a great movie that for me would be something like a cross between Ghost, and What Dreams May Come… and some.

Jones’ creativity, originality, writing style, and storytelling skills are first-rate. This book ticks all the boxes for a five-star work.

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About Kev

Kev is an Author & Songwriter. After years of studying, and even more years working in education, and management in the US, he returned to his hometown in England where he finally settled down to focus on his writing and music. Links to his works can be found in the widget bar, and more information about them can be found on his pages above. He would greatly appreciate it if you would check them out. Kev has a M.Ed in Secondary Education with English as his main subject area. He also did post-graduate studies in Christian Counselling and Psychopathology after obtaining a BA in Psychology with a minor in Classical Greek.

30 comments on “A Thousand Rooms #DBA

  1. Helen’s book looks like a fun read. Bookmarked! 🙂

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  2. Thanks for the introduction to Helen Jones, Kevin. This sounds like an intriguing book!

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  3. Just shared your glowing review to my FB group – Author/Bloggers Rainbow Support Club, Kev. Well done Helen. Great review 🙂

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  4. What a great review. I’m actually really intrigued by the premise of this book and have been eager to pick it up. It’s just that my reading pile is toppling over. Oh well, what the heck. Heading over to Amazon. :-). I’m writing an “after death” fantasy now, so I can’t read it until I’m done. But I’ll get there. Thanks for the great recommendation, Kev. Congrats to Helen.

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  5. Reblogged this on Journey To Ambeth and commented:

    What a great way to start the week! A wonderful review of A Thousand Rooms, courtesy of Kev at KC Books and Music. Thanks so much, Kev!

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  6. Thank you so much, Kev! This review has made my day – I’m so pleased you enjoyed the story, and thrilled that it was a bit of a surprise, too 😊

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  7. Great review, Kev and it’s always a welcome surprise when you had no idea what to expect and are caught up in the book! This sounds like something I’d enjoy for a relaxing read. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. That’s interesting. It didn’t take my fancy. May need a rethink …

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