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Malice Book Review

Malice Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Oct 28, 2009
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

When his friend Luke disappears, Seth knows that it’s not your average runaway. Luke was taken by Tall Jake, the ruler of the comic book world, Malice. Kidzworld reviews Malice by Chris Wooding

Author: Chris Wooding

Have you ever heard of Bloody Mary or the Sandman? Well, now there’s someone new to be afraid ofTall Jake, the evil metal man inside the Malice comic books. Rumor has it that if you perform a certain ritual while saying “Tall Jake, take me away” six times, he’ll drag you into his world of mayhem and metal beasts.


Missing

Seth’s friend Luke thinks the legend of Tall Jake is just a rumor, so he performs the ritual for kicks. Two days later he goes missing. Seth and his friend Kady search Luke’s bedroom for clues. They find his copy of Malice, but the light-sensitive ink has left the pages blank.


Inside the Comic

Seth and Kady follow the clues to a dumpy comic book store, and, with a little trickery, manage to get their hands on another copy of Malice. They can’t believe what they find inside—Luke, terrified, running into a death trap. Could it be a coincidence that the character in the comic looks identical to Luke? There’s only one way to find out. Seth performs the ritual, eager to see what kind of dangers and adventures lay beyond this world.


At Home in Malice

Death is ready to snap its angry jaws at Seth the moment he enters Malice. Luckily he meets Justin, a teenager who explains to Seth that Malice is more than just a world of nightmares. Kids live there by choice, finding the freedom and dangers of this world more exciting than those of their own. Now Seth doesn’t know whether he wants to leave.


The Bottom Line

Malice will knock your socks off. It’s part novel, part comic book. The story is fast paced, well written and best of all…it’s going to be a series! Definitely grab a copy of Malice by Chris Wooding.


Malice Rating: 5


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