Book Review: Petra and the Sewer Rats by G.J. Kemp

Welcome to the iReads Book Tour for Petra and the Sewer Rats book 1.2 in the Acre Series by G.J. Kemp!

Petra and the Sewer Rats
  • Title: PETRA AND THE SEWER RATS
  • Author: G.J. Kemp
  • Genre: Epic Fantasy
  • Where To Find It: Amazon, Goodreads, BookBub

Synopsis:

‘You saved one girl, papa,’ Petra said. ‘Just one girl. The rest are living in the alleys. Starving, freezing, with no hope.’

‘I still don’t understand why this is bothering you so much?’ Ernest said.

Petra turned her head and stared out of the window.

A young privileged woman who knows nothing about the real world is thrown deep into the underbelly of Fairacre.

Petra and the Sewer Rats take us on a tale of how Petra forms the Sewer Rats then has to make an impossible decision. Does she save her baby? Or does she save the children of the alleys?

About The Author

A nomad at heart, GJ has lived in nine countries across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His career has included working as a Divemaster in The Red Sea, a zookeeper in Israel, and a proofreader in Sweden.

Born with cerebral palsy, GJ has spent a lifetime trying to tie his shoelaces while standing up in the hope of not falling over. It is a constant challenge, but sometimes he occasionally succeeds.

​Finding the love for writing later in life, GJ spends most of his free time going for walks and dreaming of story ideas. He hopes to one day have a small place on the oceanfront where he can walk his dogs on the beach.

Connect with the Author:
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Giveaway:

THE ACRE SERIES Book Tour Giveaway

My Thoughts on Petra and the Sewer Rats

After finishing Juno and the Lady and Valen and the Beasts earlier last week I feel like I am really getting to know G.J. Kemp’s style of writing. Which is very detail oriented with vivid battle scenes and epic fantasy throughout.

Petra and the Sewer Rats is so far my favorite book in the series! (Just telling you up front though, this series is one you MUST read in order or you will not understand half of what is going on)

I loved the adventure and getting to know Petra better!

Some things I loved in this short story: 

  • The twists – Some very interesting things happened here!
  • The Character growth – I felt like this book really explained why Petra made some of the choices she did
  • Really good descriptions of battle scenes and all the preparing that goes into them

Overall, this book was and is one of my favorites in the series so far. Even though it was short I felt like this book is where I finally connected the characters and the dots. 

*I volunteered to read this book in return for my honest thoughts.

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