The Secretives by Lena L. Whiteside Book Review

Book Description (via Goodreads): Charles Castro, a man who was born with a gift of super human strength, and is also the founder and leader of a secret group called the Alliance, an unidentified potent group of highly trained experts who work undisclosed in their efforts to help fight and protect mankind. But when Charles goes missing, in efforts to finding him his group of secret men discover clues of a thirty-year old history that reveals the truth about his dead son, Dillon, who supposedly died at birth thirty years ago, who they come to discover is alive. Now Dillon, who also secretly possesses the same gift of super human strength, must be found to fulfill his fathers’ role before the ultimate threat of why he was taken away from his father years ago prevails again. Dillon must join a world he never knew existed having lived a life inadvertently in hiding now embarking on dark hidden truths, his fathers’ covert Alliance, and a sinister archenemy out to get him. Will Dillon’s resentment and anger be the downfall of a legacy meant for him to lead one day or will he stand up for the ultimate and yet biggest challenge he will ever face, saving his father’s legacy and finally finding his father, if he is still alive.

I received this book book in exchange for an honest review. I have given The Secretives by Lena L. Whiteside two out of five stars ⭐️⭐️

When I first read the description of The Secretives I was intrigued to get into this story and see where it leads to. Unfortunately, I struggled to get into this book mainly due to the editing of the book. Words were used in the wrong form, there were grammatical errors and the story itself was tilted which it made the overall experience difficult to connect and enjoy the story.

I tried to put the editorial hand aside from this story and managed to become interested in the story around 40% of the book. Especially the action scenes, as they felt captivating and were packed with action. I think they would’ve flown a lot easier if the writing style and editing wasn’t as challenging.

I liked how the story dips into the past to give the reader an overall look into the lives of Charles, James and Quinton. I enjoyed finding out what happened and why certain events turned out three way they had.

Have you read The Secretives by Lena L. Whiteside? If so, what did you think? Let me know in the comments below.

Happy reading,

Claire

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