‘Heads You Lose’ – Reviews

Below are some of the comments I’ve received so far from critics and readers about my comedy thriller Heads You Lose (Book 2 in the Lifting the Lid series):

WHAT REVIEWERS HAVE SAID:

(Click on the blue links to read the full review.)

‘Johnson excels at setting up multiple story arcs and inter-weaving them in increasingly intriguing and amusing ways… This is a highly entertaining, well-constructed screwball comedy that is as enjoyable as it is well written.’ – Keith Nixon for Big Al’s Books and Pals

‘Johnson has delivered another masterfully planned and executed novel…The story is so enjoyable that it’s easy to get lost in it and not appreciate the magic that he weaves so skilfully… It tickled my funny bone in all the right places.’ – Joanne Armstrong for Ingrid Hall Reviews

Heads You Lose is a funny book, and well worth the read.The reader is plunged head-on into a comic romp in which even the violent encounters and bloody, beheaded corpses are milked for laughs.’ – Awesome Indies

WHAT READERS HAVE SAID:

‘Intelligent and fun addition to this comedy-thriller series.. The dialogue is sharp, clever and well-observed.’ – Captain Howdee

‘The plot twists like a theme park ride… If you were going on holiday, this would be one to pack with your trunks and snorkel.’ – EricB

‘It fully reached and even surpassed my expectations… Great book which ought to find a spot in your holiday luggage..  Well done, and already looking forward to the trilogy!’ – Rod

‘Even better than ‘Lifting the Lid’! I really enjoyed the sequel to the very funny first book in the series… fast paced, witty, dry, believable (because we now know the characters) and above all, very funny! It’s very well planned out and written, and the author’s love of Greece shone through.’ – Rick Lawrence

‘‘Heads You Lose’ is a fun ride from start to finish, taking up the mantle from ‘Lifting the Lid’ with a fast paced plot that continually twists and turns. The mix of comedy and suspense is perfect… I particularly enjoyed the perfectly observed Greek idiosyncrasies. An immensely enjoyable and good fun read.’ – Patrick

‘What a jolly read. The story passes effortlessly between points of action and Milly is a joy. Most enjoyable romp as, indeed, was Lifting The Lid.’ – Mrs Irene Smith

‘Another brilliant effort. Once again Rob Johnson has managed to hit the right mix of humour and intrigue… I am looking forward to reading more of their adventures.’ – Saracynth

‘Loved this book. A great read. Very funny and really enjoyed the characters both old and new. Highly recommended and looking forward to the next episode.’ – Nuala Forde

‘Five stars. A very enjoyable book.’ – R W Turner

‘Very funny. I laughed till I cried. Good plot. I had to stay awake to finish it… Thanks for a fun read.’ – Wendy (via email)

‘A fantastic read and a superb page turner… Keep up the good work.’ – Stuart Broderick (via email)

‘Five stars. Loved it.’ – Hazel

‘Another fantastic read by this author… I must admit to laughing out loud at certain parts and look forward to more books in the near future.’ – Stuart

‘Five stars. Very good light hearted novel.’ – Amazon Customer

‘Light hearted read with some real laugh out loud bits too.’ – Jim

‘Once you start reading you will want to keep turning the pages… Great fun. It will raise more than a smile or two. It is an excellent read on its own but I would also recommend reading the first book ‘Lifting the Lid’. There are cunning twists in the plot; designed to shock and amuse.’ – DWH

‘Tom Holt meets Douglas Lindsay? Excellent fun… More please!’ – Spikey “nuttynicky”

‘Good fun! Easy enjoyable read. Look forward to book three.’ – DJB

‘A funny entertaining read.’ – Mr H

‘Excellent book, great twists in it and comical too!’ – Mrs A. Weston

‘Amusing and entertaining. A nice light read.’ – Grace

‘Read this as soon as I had finished the first book in the series. Great holiday read.’ – dcs

‘A wonderful sequel… This is as humorous and as easy-to-read as the first, the main characters having lost none of their likeability, and with the plot moving along nicely with twists and turns that keep the reader interested and chuckling throughout. Keep up the good work, Rob.’ – GardenDesigner

‘Lots of fun. Love Rob’s work… Just as good as Book 1. Will look out for more books by Rob.’ – Richard H. Smith

‘This book was so good I could not put it down. Very funny.’ – Amazon Customer

‘Five stars. Good story.’ – Amazon Customer

‘Quite a laugh. Well worth a read.’ – Will Dee

‘Follow up to Lifting the Lid even funnier! … A wonderful holiday read, with another well-planned plot. Can’t wait for the next one!’ – John Rogers

‘A fun and easy read. This was a great sequel to Lifting the Lid. With some brilliant new characters and plenty of twists in the story. Hope for another one in the series soon!’ – Steven Myers

‘Great sequel to Lifting the Lid. A fun adventure. Didn’t want it to end.’ – Charles Simmons

‘Good read with an unpredictable storyline.’ – Mr G Robinson

‘Very funny.’ – Rob Baldock

‘Fun, fast moving! Good read.’ – I F P

‘Enjoyable, witty read.’ – S. Duroe

‘Great fun and fast moving. I laughed so much.’ – Amazon Customer

‘Great holiday read… Buy and read both in the series. You will not be disappointed.’ – Clive C.

‘Another fun filled adventure! As entertaining as the first book.’ – Jayne Miller

‘Five stars. I’m getting the rest of the series now.’ – Phil Douglas

‘Fast and funny, and highly addictive! If you enjoyed Lifting the Lid, you will love this book too… I love the pace of this book, the crazy characters, the whole “mood” of the narrative which rattles along to a satisfying climax, and leaves the reader eagerly anticipating another in the series. More soon please, Rob!’ – corsario

Click here for details and where to buy Heads You Lose.

Click here to read the opening chapters.

Click here for details of Lifting the Lid (Book 1 in the Lifting the Lid series).

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