Freedom's Call by John Walker is a page-turner from the start. And at 177 pages, it's a short, easy read. This isn't a complex thriller with lots of twists and turns, but Walker kept my interest ~ and kept the story moving along ~ from beginning to end. It's an interesting look at how even those with good intentions can become corrupted by too much power. And it's a story about the importance of ordinary citizens taking a stand and supporting one another in the wake of a disaster.
The only issue I had with the story is that Walker doesn't acknowledge the presidential line of succession, but as this is a work of fiction, I'm okay with that. I also don't completely agree with the government structure that he puts forth as the solution. But I liked the characters, particularly the character of Johnny Locker, who I kept picturing as Walker himself. And I enjoyed the story he told.
My Rating: 3.5/5
About the author
John Walker is a retired broadcaster and music producer. With forty years of experience in the radio and music industry, he built and operated White Rabbit Productions, a recording studio in Salem, Oregon. His work in broadcasting has garnered a National Silver Microphone Award, and during his twenty two years at KINK Radio, he was instrumental in earning the station a prestigious Marconi Award. Walker currently runs 3db Productions, and lives in Dillon, Montana.
For more information about Freedom's Call and author John Walker, visit www.authorjohnwalker.com/.
This review was written based on a copy of Freedom's Call that I received from Phenix & Phenix Literary Publicists.