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Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl

Judy Croome lives, writes and reads in Johannesburg, South Africa.  A novelist & poet, Judy loves cats, exploring the meaning of life, chocolate, rainy days and cats (who already appear to have discovered the meaning of life.) Visit Judy on www.judycroome.com or join her on Twitter @judy_croome

Book Review: A Matter of Arrogance and Apocalypses (Dark Matters 4)

A Matter of Arrogance and Apocalypses - Claire Robyns

I've loved the whole DARK MATTERS series and found this final book A MATTER OF ARROGANCE & APOCALYPSES to be the best of the series. The author has a fantastic imagination, and the story is fast paced with barely a breath before the next adventure begins. There's depth to this whole series, and especially this book too - here we find Kelan & Lily locked in the age old battle between the sexes – the head/duty/male view versus the heart/caring/female view is very well done, and portrayed in an exciting way.

Secondary romances and exciting sub plots abound - the relationship between Greyston & Georgina is so different from Kelan & Lily – theirs is intense in an emotional, romantic way that suits the essentially gentle Lily with Kelan as protector while Greyston & Georgina’s is a meeting of equals in lust and passion and reckless courage & their need for freedom. Brilliant!!

Another great book with strong characters – Kelan & Lily are so different to Greyston & Georgina, and yet the chemistry the tension is just as strong – Kelan is a fascinating hero, completely my favourite (although Grayston has matured nicely too over the series). Their relationship also explores another important male/female issue – communication!

All in all A MATTER OF ARROGANCE & APOCALYPSES is an exciting end to a great series. Well worth the read.