Thursday, January 5, 2012

The Bridge of Deaths (Book Review)

Title: The Bridge of Deaths
Author: M.C.V. Egan
Source: From author for review
Publisher: AuthorHouse Publishing


Goodreads Summary: On August 15th 1939, at the brink of World War II, an English plane crashed and sunk in Danish waters. Five deaths were reported: two Standard Oil of New Jersey employees, a German Corporate Lawyer, an English member of Parliament, and a crew member for the airline. Here is a conceivable version of the events.


Thoughts: The Bridge of Deaths is a mixture of fact and fiction. The tale of real research done into a real plane crash and of fictional characters and a plausible explanation for the events surrounding the crash. This book had me hooked the whole way through. I would not have imagined that a book about research done in archives mixed with psychics and past life regressions could be so interesting.The blend works so well in this story that it leaves me wanting to know more every time I put the book down and even now that I am finished the book, I am intrigued by the mystery surrounding it.
The characters and story come to life in such a way as to make you feel as if you are a part of this small group trying to figure out the details and the inaccuracies of the official reports and trying to piece together the truth. It leaves me wondering what the truth is behind these unusual events that the author has been trying for years to piece together. In a world of spies and government secrets, it is a mystery that may never be completely solved. The conclusion makes sense and you can be sure I will be keeping up with the author's website to see if she uncovers any more pieces of this mysterious puzzle.
This book is a must-read for anyone that enjoys a good mystery, a good historical fiction, or simply a great novel.


Rating: 5/5

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for the wonderful review! I am so happy you enjoyed the book, as Maggie's magical box gets filled with continued findings in a few years The Bridge of Secrets will be full of new discoveries.
    Later this year I'll have another little book out, far more paranormal than historical.
    I passed this on to Facebook and to twitter, I will ask to have it shared and hopefully your new blog will get a puch!
    M.C.V. Egan
    (Catalina)

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  2. I had the honor of being one of the first people to read the manuscript. I was literally glued to my chair for one full day. A couple of bottles of wine and a pack of cigarettes later I turned the last page. I definitely concur with you. 5 stars or more!!!
    Graciela Zozaya

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  3. This sounds like such a wonderful read delving into history. I love that the input of psychics are added as well. I'm really looking forward to reading this fascinating novel and am adding it to my Wish List right now! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  4. Great review, very well done. Congratulations on the book Catalina, and good luck!

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  6. This book sounds very interesting! You did a fantastic job on the review! I normally wouldn't think to pick up a book like this, but I can see how easily it would be to get engrossed in it. The mix of fact and fiction made this seem like something that I would want to read cover to cover in one sitting.
    Great blog page!

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  7. Terrific review, Kathy! It's always such a treat to come across a wonderful new blog and I especially appreciate the obvious thought and consideration that you've put into reading and reviewing this book. The Bridge of Deaths sounds like a fabulous read. Thank you for sharing :-)

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    Hugs, GraceinAZ

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  9. Fantastic review, beautiful blog. New follower! I may look into reading this one! Feel free to visit my own book review blog at http://book-nerdandcritic.blogspot.com/.
    Thanks and have a great day.

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  10. Hi Kathy

    I've been looking for an avid reader and blogger like you to review my book!

    While my recently published e-novel is probably a bit different than the genre of material you usually read, I would love to suggest it to you. I've gotten rave reviews thus far and I would love to spread to a wider audience.

    Please read the sample (Free via Kindle software) and let me know if you're interested. I would certainly love to be one of your hundred books and it's a fairly quick read. Quite a handful of people read it in one day, unable to put it down. :-)

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    Regards,

    Qiana

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  11. PUSH! BOOST! It worked but I cannot believe I misspelled it! Thanks to everyone for your prompt and nice response. All my friends at Book Blogs are the BEST!
    M.C.V. EGAN

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  12. Tweeted this. Congrats on the blog. Great review too! Michael John Sullivan

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  13. Came over here at Catalina's recommendation (met her through Book Blogs). She seems like a very nice person, and the more I hear about this book, the more I'm interested. It's definitely on my list, and I wish Catalina continued success.

    Paul D. Dail
    www.pauldail.com- A horror writer's not necessarily horrific blog

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