Friday, October 29, 2010

While The Savage Sleeps by Andrew E. Kaufman

About the book: Strange things are happening in Faith, New Mexico. People are disappearing and for others it's far worse. The body count is rising, the pressure is mounting, and the clock is ticking as they rush to uncover a dangerous secret hiding just below the surface of this all-American town one that's threatening to destroy Faith and everyone in it. One they must hunt down quickly. 

About the author: Andrew E. Kaufman is a freelance writer and author living in Southern California, along with his Labrador Retrievers, a horse, and a very bossy Jack Russell Terrier (who, incidentally, thinks she owns the place). His new novel, While the Savage Sleeps, a forensic paranormal mystery, takes place in the fictional town of Faith, New Mexico. It is currently available on Kindle, where it has remained in the top ten of Amazon's Bestseller's List.After receiving his journalism and political science degrees at San Diego State University, Andrew began his writing career as an Emmy-nominated writer/producer, working at KFMB-TV, the CBS affiliate in San Diego, then at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. For more than ten years, he produced special series and covered many nationally known cases, including the O.J. Simpson Trial. He also has written stories for the Chicken Soup for the Soul books, the most recent of which is due out later this year.
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My Thoughts: It's been a while since I've actually shed a tear in a book. This book isn't one of those tear jerkers but the ending was so complete and emotional, I had to cry a little. I really enjoyed reading While the Savage Sleeps. It was suspenseful, thrilling and I was glad that the love interest wasn't over the top. The story had a very interesting plot and from the first chapter you are pulled in. It also didn't give any time to predict and speculate how the ending would be because it moved so fast. There were times where I went over and over in my mind how I thought the book would end and the cause of all the murders, but by the end of the book I Knew I would have never guessed it right. The author made me want to do some research because the cause of the murders seemed so believable. I really liked this book and would encourage readers to take a stab at it.

DISCLAIMER: I was in no way compensated to review this book. These are my opinions of a book in which I purchased on my own.


  1. I've seen this one on the B&N website but the cover just didn't do it for me. I might reconsider after reading your review! Was this a free book?

  2. Julie, it was a good read, I enjoyed it. It was $2.99 and read the first 30 pages before I bought it and actually almost missed an appointment because I didn't want to stop reading