Author Topic: Zero at the Bone by MadLori  (Read 75026 times)

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #260 on: June 27, 2009, 01:18:39 am »
I could have bought the dehumanized hitman finally being redeemed by doing a good turn and getting on the right side of the law, but it isn't a straight-up crime drama.  It's a "love story" and a love story hero has to be on the right side of justice.  Being a romantic hero and getting away scot-free is not justice in my world.  And I think it was a poor choice in a romantic/love situation, and just because it provided pre-packaged high drama and action isn't adequate justification for the moral compromise necessary to accept the hero.

Ok. that's fine. It's just a fanfiction.

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #261 on: June 27, 2009, 06:15:05 am »
I read Zero and it's entertaining enough.  I think HI is a much better story, although I didnt like TCJ as much.  I didnt even finish reading it. 

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #262 on: June 27, 2009, 11:04:58 am »
I read Zero and it's entertaining enough.  I think HI is a much better story, although I didnt like TCJ as much.  I didnt even finish reading it. 

What is HI and TCJ?

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #263 on: June 27, 2009, 11:14:14 am »
What is HI and TCJ?

"Human Interest" and the sequel, "Two Crows Joy" - madlori's other fics:

http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,1188.0.html
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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #264 on: June 27, 2009, 11:53:02 am »
Re: Zero at the Bone...are you guys reading the original fanfic? It has been originalized and published as a book. It came out in April.

Here's a link to buy the ebook at All Romance eBooks. It is available in a variety of formats.

http://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-zeroatthebone-15783-153.html

You can also buy it in print at Amazon, and in a Kindle version, also at Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Zero-at-Bone-Jane-Seville/dp/1935192809/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1246117917&sr=8-1



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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #265 on: June 27, 2009, 03:52:14 pm »
Thanks for the info Leslie! :)  I didn't know that the publication had already happened... I remember discussions in the past about the publication possibility, but didn't keep track of the further developments.
Congrats to Lori!

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #266 on: June 27, 2009, 06:56:50 pm »
Re: Zero at the Bone...are you guys reading the original fanfic? It has been originalized and published as a book. It came out in April.

Here's a link to buy the ebook at All Romance eBooks. It is available in a variety of formats.

http://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-zeroatthebone-15783-153.html

You can also buy it in print at Amazon, and in a Kindle version, also at Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Zero-at-Bone-Jane-Seville/dp/1935192809/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1246117917&sr=8-1





Wow. Good for her! It must be wonderful to see ones work published! I'm glad she's been getting 5 star reviews at Amazon.

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #267 on: June 27, 2009, 07:02:37 pm »
"Human Interest" and the sequel, "Two Crows Joy" - madlori's other fics:

http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,1188.0.html

Ok. I think I started HI ages ago but didn't really get into it. It just didn't grab me at the time. I've enjoyed ZATB so much I think I will have to give HI and TCJ another go. Sometimes one just isn't in the right frame of mind to allow a piece of fiction to work it's particular magic. So I will make the attempt.

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #268 on: June 27, 2009, 09:48:45 pm »
Wow. Good for her! It must be wonderful to see ones work published! I'm glad she's been getting 5 star reviews at Amazon.

I just ordered a copy a few hours ago. :)

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Re: Zero at the Bone by MadLori
« Reply #269 on: July 01, 2009, 07:33:01 pm »
Thanks for the link, Leslie!

The objection to the premise of Zero is an extremely fair criticism and one I obviously can't refute nor would I try.  It's just one of those things where the reader will either buy it or not, they'll come along or they won't.  Some things are just dealbreakers. 
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