Book Review – Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling


Full Title: Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling (The Razor’s Adventures Pirate Tales)

Author(s): P.S. Bartlett & Ronovan Hester

Genre(s): Historical Fiction, High Adventure, Fantasy


Captain Gabriel Wallace of the Royal Navy finds himself tangled in a web of lies, deceit and betrayal. Following a mishap in a tavern involving the Admiral, his wife and her lover, Wallace is court-martialed. Along with his loyal crew, he steals his ship, and heads for the high seas. Although Wallace is now a pirate, he is still an honorable and fair Captain. With his mind set on vengeance, he sails to the Colonies and the Caribbean with the Royal Navy in pursuit.


Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling is ‘not-your-typical’ pirate story. And that’s a good thing for this reader who normally reads science fiction and thrillers. The authors did an excellent job maintaining the appropriate language for the early 18th Century. Historical events are well-researched. And the cast of characters are believable and well-rounded. This novel has some of the best action scenes I have read in a long time (yes, even better than some thrillers I’ve recently read). They left me breathless and in anticipation. There are some endearing moments throughout the novel involving Wallace, Miles Jacob and a young boy named Adam. Through those scenes, you learn about the character of Gabriel Wallace, what makes him the man he is and how loyal his friends really are. The story is authentic, engaging and suspenseful. Highly recommended.

Rating: 5-stars

To Purchase: Amazon


7 thoughts on “Book Review – Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling

  1. Ronovan says:

    Reblogged this on ronovanwrites and commented:
    Another 5 Star Review for Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling! Gotta love these surprise notifications. 🙂

  2. Ronovan says:

    Thank you for the great review! I was hoping you were enjoying it. 🙂

  3. Reblogged this on Author P.S. Bartlett and commented:
    Thank you so much for reading and reviewing Amber Wake. What a pleasure!

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