A big part of my curiosity over this book stemmed from the author. I have heard Ferguson speak and was thrilled by his humour and story-telling ability. How could this translate to an action-adventure book, I wondered. Perfectly.
Although the book deals with a very serious subject - an internet scam and all of the people involved, both in Canada and Nigeria, Ferguson's story-telling and ability to capture dialogue made it so much more than your typical action story. There is depth to his characters, even though he writes from so many points of view. There are inventive writing techniques, and he certainly keeps the reader guessing throughout.
I am deeply impressed (and humbled as an author myself), that Ferguson can write both fiction and non-fiction with such expertise. I highly recommend this book.
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