Aside from a few minor issues this was quite the interesting read. I enjoyed the way the author gradually built up what was occurring without giving it away too quickly. The characters, while not very deep, were believable and had separate personalities. The plot was handled very well. I can see this author putting out better works in the future if he learns from this one. I found several mistakes that should have been caught easily by a decent editor. I didn't like the overdone descriptions of items. They were distracting and took away from the flow. Still, it's not a bad book overall.