Tuesday, January 4, 2011

night runner review

For Zack Thomson, life in the Nicholls Ward wasn't so bad. After his parents died, he developed strange allergies, and the mental institution was the only place where he could be properly looked after. As strange as it was, it was home. But that all changes the night a stranger on a Harley crashes through the front doors and tells him to run. Along with his best friend Charlie and a girl he may or may not be falling in love with, Zack does just that: run. Under the cover of night, hiding amongst the shadows, he races for the truth.

Now, i have only one word to say about this book...weird. And i mean it. Let's get it from the start though.

We have Zack who grown up in a hospital, or to say it better mental facility. Suddenly starting is a bit off, and he escapes. Wondering alone or sometimes with his best friend or unknown people, he is trying to save himself from a person who hunts hims and find some help. As the story rolls, he learns what he really is, more about his past and his family and starts to live for a first time ever.

I will admit, the book was good. It was really fast, with many surprises. Full of action and really clever as an idea. I liked how a vampire managed to live in our world and no one noticed what he was. I liked  the whole running thing. It was full of emotion and it was making me really nervous. I couldn't put the book down. The love story was a bit cliche but well...you can't have everything!

And then...here comes the end. A total disaster! It made me not wanna read the book ever again. Now, to explain what i really want i have to spoil. So if you don't wanna know what it is, then just skip the paragraph inside the red ***. I say read it :P

So, we are at the final "battle". At the start everything is cool and then..the killing start. And by killing i mean every single character in the book. The bad guys, the good guys...everyones dies! And not only that but Zack kills his best friend! He kills him and feels okay! No, he didn't do by accident...he knew what he was doing and didn't stop. That's when i hated Zack....Once small action and the character goes down...So here i am, "wow...everyone dies..that sucks". And next page? Everyone is alive! Are you kidding me? WTF? Suddenly you learn that everyone is alive, with the most unbelievable excuse ever. Seriously, i preferred them dead! Plus, Zack's best friend is now a vampire too. And they are all good and love each other like nothing happened! Gosh...he killed him...like really killed him. He wasn't planning to turn him vampire, no matter if that happens. His intention was kill. I would have kick his ass really hard if that happened to me not acting all goody.

Sooo....your choice what will do with it. I don't know....:/


  1. Oooh that ending sounds really bad... hahaha talk about screwing up the readers! It's just fortunate that I don't read vampire books! :D

  2. Have you notice that the guy on the cover looks like Zac Efron, while the main character's name is Zack too????
    OK,about the review: I haven't read the end in case I want to read the book....

  3. It's sad when you like the book and the end is a disaster! But thanks for the review!
    @Nina Now that you mention it , I can see the Zac Efron resemblance lol

  4. Hm. I didn't read the end spoiler, but I'm interested in this book. I like fast-paced running books. I think I'll give this one a try but prepare myself for an ending I may not like. Thanks for your review! I don't think I've heard of this book before.

  5. l love how you write your reviews, with great character!
    Thanks for this review, shame about the ending .. it sounds terrible :/

  6. @nina: you are right!:o

    @BooksforCompany: that really made my day:) thank you for your words!:D

    And yeah, the ending was as i said...weird. It's sad cause the rest book is really good and overwhelming!


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