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Flight of the Tarantula Hawk
by Michael Allan Scott

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Kindle Edition published 2014-02-10
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On the IndieReader Best Book list and featured on NBC's Daytime Show, the second book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series is part of a new breed of supernatural thrillers which can be read and enjoyed in any order. Dark, different, featuring a damaged psychic, this is one of those disturbing novels that keeps you guessing.

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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #50 on: February 07, 2014, 03:39:57 PM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.
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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #51 on: February 07, 2014, 03:41:39 PM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.
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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #52 on: February 08, 2014, 01:17:19 AM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.

Smart move, Wayne.

As I see it, if nobody pays attention to a negative review, it won't have much impact if the majority of the reviews are positive. If you get into an altercation with the reviewer, it could turn ugly and bring more attention to the review than warranted. The main difficulty lies in the author's desire to explain or defend themselves, but if your book is any good, it will weather the storm without your assistance.


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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #53 on: February 08, 2014, 12:01:38 PM »
It is everybody's right not to like a book for whatever reason. I feel terribly peeved sometimes, but what can I do? I'm about the only person in Germany who does not like potatoes.
Ok, i don't review potatoes but I'd always suggest to take the pasta.
You get the weirdest reviews but if your stuff is good, you will overcome.

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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #54 on: February 08, 2014, 01:01:45 PM »
It is everybody's right not to like a book for whatever reason. I feel terribly peeved sometimes, but what can I do? I'm about the only person in Germany who does not like potatoes.
Ok, i don't review potatoes but I'd always suggest to take the pasta.
You get the weirdest reviews but if your stuff is good, you will overcome.

Good advice. And I will add that readers will police themselves. I noticed this over the last few days on a weird review. I stayed out of it & let the readers decide. Works for me.  ;)