The Night I Walked Off of Boot Hill by Briana Vedsted

I recently finished reading The Night I Walked Off of Boot Hill by Briana Vedsted.  Here is my Amazon review:

Barbados Tom is an interesting character and not because his memory is hazy and he is trying to figure out if he’s alive or dead. He is written in a way where I didn’t hate him or like him, but I kept reading to find out where his story led. The best word I can use for him is ‘human’ because he was written with a wide range of emotions and thoughts. His inner dialogue is what moves the story along as he comments on his situation, his past, and everything around him. As I read, I really did feel like he was struggling to become a different man than what he was before he woke up on Boot Hill.

The first-person perspective through Tom’s eyes does make it difficult to get a full understanding of the other characters. For a while, I wasn’t sure what Jim’s age or true demeanor was, which did add to the mystery of Tom’s situation. There was always something off with Jim that I could never put my finger on.

I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a quick, relaxing read that focuses on character growth and inner struggles.

About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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1 Response to The Night I Walked Off of Boot Hill by Briana Vedsted

  1. bvedsted says:

    Reblogged this on When I Became an Author and commented:
    Review from the fantasy/fiction writer, Charles E. Yallowitz. If you haven’t already, I suggest you check out his blog:


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