The Anomaly by Michael Rutger (Mini Review)

The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

Format: Audiobook

Source: Scribd*

Publisher: W.F. Howes Audio

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction,

Narrator: Brandon Williams

Length: 9 hours 41 minutes

Publication Date: 1st July 2019

Synopsis/Blurb (Taken from Goodreads):


A team of explorers seek ancient treasures, hidden in a secret cave.

At first it seems they will return empty handed. Then their luck turns.


But the team’s elation is short-lived as they become trapped there in the dark, with little possibility of escape.

Then events take an even more terrifying turn.

For not all secrets are meant to be found . . .

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My Thoughts & Review

I had high hopes for this one after reading The Possessions last year. It sound really exciting. One of the reasons I picked it up was because I didn’t realise that it’s part of a series and I read it out of sequence.

The first few chapters of this book were really good and had me hooked, but then things started to go downhill and I started to struggle to keep my focus on what was happening. The descriptions became repetitive especially in the caves and the characters stated to become really annoying especially the main one. 

This may be part of a series but honestly so far I have found that both book one and two can be read as standalones. 

I’m so glad I listened to the audiobook as I honestly think if I had picked up a physical copy in all likelihood it would have probably been DNFed.

My Rating


Have you read this book? What did you think of it? Leave a comment below and let’s have a chat.

Happy Reading!!!

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