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Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race

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"Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race" is a steampunk novel about a man's quest to solve a puzzle over land, sea, and air.


"Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race" by Trevor Dutcher is a steampunk adventure novel about a young man's quest to solve a puzzle in an intricate game over land, sea, and air.


The steampunk elements and vehicles are interesting. Modes of travel were creative and fun, invoking a compelling story. The prospect of being invited to participate in a cross-the-world contest was thrilling.


I was torn between giving this book a two or three star rating. It has a generally good story base, and the language is clear. I would have given AT LEAST a 3 out of 5 star rating if not for the redundancy, long sentences, lack of showing instead of telling, and the let-down that the action did not satisfy the adventure, particularly at the end which trails off without a solid solution. I think the author has a good thing here, and once it is polished up, could be a real page turner.

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I am a practicing attorney who writes fiction for fun. This is my debut novel, but I have several more in the works. view profile

Published on June 15, 2019

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110000 words

Genre: Action & Adventure

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