Review - The Red Plague Affair
Disclaimer: I received this book free from Orbit in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any form of compensation.
Let me first start by saying that I am not being overly nit picky lately. It just seems that too many books just haven't been drawing me in lately. I am not sure if the authors are just trying to push out books to quickly or if editors are allowing things through much more easily.
I had not read the first book in this series. I really wish that I had. There were too many things that had me completely confused throughout this book. Even through my confusion, I was able to complete the book though.
The book was adequately written. The plot was decent enough. It didn't sweep me off my feet & make me say "WOW! I have got to read the rest of the series". It was just a pleasant afternoon read that left me with a meh feeling. I didn't become overly invested in the characters at all.
I guess one of the things that confused me was that the two main characters seemed to spend most of their time off pursuing other things. I still have no idea why Clare was after Dr. Vance. And since I really can't forsee me reading either the first or any subsequent books, then that will be a mystery that won't be solved for me.