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Friday, December 30, 2016
Rarity from the Hollow, Robert Eggleton, Flashback Friday, On My Kindle Book Reviews

In November of 2015, I wrote up a review for Rarity from the Hollow: A Lacy Dawn Adventure by Robert Eggleton. Despite my initial reluctance to read it, I really enjoyed it!

Since my review, Mr. Eggleton has released a new edition of Rarity with an awesome new cover that is a perfect reflection of the plot.

Rarity from the Hollow, Robert Eggleton, Flashback Fridays, On My Kindle Book Reviews
Lacy Dawn's father relives the Gulf War, her mother's teeth are rotting out, and her best friend is murdered by the meanest daddy on Earth. Life in the hollow is hard. She has one advantage -- an android was inserted into her life and is working with her to cure her parents. But, he wants something in exchange. It's up to her to save the Universe. Lacy Dawn doesn't mind saving the universe, but her family and friends come first.
Isn't that cover just fabulous? What's behind it is just as amazing! But... Mr. Eggleton's work doesn't end there; the proceeds from each book sold is donated to a child abuse prevention program run by the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. If you know anything about me, then you know that this is a cause I support wholeheartedly!

Reviews of Rarity from the Hollow

However, I don't expect you to take my word on how great Rarity from the Hollow is, just check out just a few of the editorial reviews on Amazon:
"...In the space of a few lines we go from gritty realism to pure sci-fi/fantasy. It's quite a trip." -- The Missouri Review
"...utterly compelling...a chilling, engaging verisimilitude that deftly feeds on both the utter absurdity of the characters' motivations and on the progression of the plot.... In the spirit of Vonnegut, Eggleton takes the genre and gives it another quarter turn." - Electric Review / MidwestBook Review
"...a hillbilly version of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy...what I would have thought impossible; taken serious subjects like poverty, ignorance, abuse...tongue-in-cheek humor without trivializing them...profound...a funny book that most sci-fi fans will thoroughly enjoy."-- Awesome Indies (Gold Medal)
"...sneaks up you and, before you know it, you are either laughing like crazy or crying in despair, but the one thing you won't be is unmoved...a brilliant writer." --Readers' Favorite (Gold Medal)
If you haven't seen my review, check it out. While you are at it, visit Robert Eggleton's website and read a sample of Rarity if you haven't had a chance to read the book.

Where to Find Rarity from the Hollow

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About Robert Eggleton

Robert Eggleton, Rarity from the Hollow, Flashback Fridays, On My Kindle Book Reviews
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Robert Eggleton has served as a children's advocate in an impoverished state for over forty years. He is best known for his investigative reports about children’s programs, most of which were published by the West Virginia Supreme Court where he worked from 1982 through 1997, and which also included publication of models of serving disadvantaged and homeless children in the community instead of in large institutions, research into foster care drift involving children bouncing from one home to the next -- never finding a permanent loving family, and statistical reports on the occurrence and correlates of child abuse and delinquency.

Today, he is a recently retired children's psychotherapist from the mental health center in Charleston, West Virginia, where he specialized in helping victims cope with and overcome physical and sexual abuse, and other mental health concerns. Rarity from the Hollow is his debut novel and its release followed publication of three short Lacy Dawn Adventures in magazines: Wingspan Quarterly, Beyond Centauri, and Atomjack Science Fiction.

Author proceeds have been donated to a child abuse prevention program operated by Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. Robert continues to write fiction with new adventures based on a protagonist that is a composite character of children that he met when delivering group therapy services. The overall theme of his stories remains victimization to empowerment.
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