My latest review – Sophia von X

★★★★★

Sophia Von X is a work of fiction in the suspense, mystery, and parody sub-genres, and was penned by author Victoria Ray. Written for mature audiences due to the inclusion of some explicit language and mild violent scenes, this highly amusing tale lightly mocks the action thriller genre whilst taking readers on its own wild and suspenseful ride. Our central characters are Sabina and Thomas, who find themselves brought together in a visit to a newly discovered tomb of Jesus Christ. Neither is willing to be upfront about the truth of themselves, and Sabina soon finds herself embroiled in a sudden murderous plot involving biblical artifacts, and powerful people who seem to know her potential better than she does herself. 

There was something very James-Bond-meets-Dogma about the reading experience delivered by author Victoria Ray, who injects intelligent, wry humor into every moment of this genuinely suspenseful mystery novel. One of the elements which most impressed me was the dialogue, which serves to introduce us to characters and deepen them immediately due to the variety of distinctive voices used.

Sabina is an excellent foil for the mishaps and bizarre plot twists, for she reacts in an intrinsically human way to which we can all relate. The plot itself is also extremely well-crafted, with a non-stop succession of typically exciting action novel events that come together to form an excellent and engaging parody of themselves. Overall, I would certainly recommend Sophia Von X to readers who enjoy an indulgent, funny, and totally thrilling action/adventure mystery.

K.C. Finn for Reader’s Favorite 


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39 Responses

  1. Sorryless says:

    Love it RNB.

  2. What a great review, you must be very happy 😀😀

    • Victoria Ray NB says:

      Yes 🕺🕺🕺 it is a professional review from Readers Favorite. Very good to know they liked it 😀

  3. K E Garland says:

    Congrats on that review Ray!

  4. Excellent review, VR. Since I’m reading it i have to agree with Reader’s Favorite. You asked which of the women I liked. Right now it is take charge Sabina aka sophia Von X. I’m at the part where she just decided to try a little Koren love. I’m really enjoying the story.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Congrats. Wonderful review.

  6. Hi Victoria, your comment section is closed on the “Africa´s worriers”, so ill comment on here. I loved it. I trully enjoyed reading it.

    • Victoria Ray NB says:

      Cool! Thanks. Yes, it’s automatically- after 30 days all comments are closed 🙂 glad you enjoyed it. It’s absolutely fantastic theme. I have to get back to it one day, cuz it’s huge. 😀

  7. Jerry Laiche says:

    Great review! Here’s is wishing you many more. I’m only just out of the Istanbul airport, but I do agree about Bondesque tone.

  8. Congratulations! Fantastic review!

  9. kinkyacres says:

    Large step on your journey!

  10. markbierman says:

    Congratulations on the great review! You hooked me, I just bought a copy. 🙂

    • Victoria Ray NB says:

      Noooo aaaa haha 😂 it’s such a messy book 🙂 plus, 🤫 shhhh, don’t tell anyone, I don’t post bad reviews haha so you should find them yourself 😂😂

      Thank you! 💫💫💫💫💫🍵🍵🍫🍫

      • markbierman says:

        Looking forward to reading it, Victoria! Everyone has their opinion about what they read, and we ALL get bad reviews sometimes. 🙂

      • Victoria Ray NB says:

        Yes I know… I’m fine with any review 🙂 I got only 3 (as the lowest💫💫💫) for this book, so I think it should be ok read 🙂 I hope you’d like my girls 🕺🕺🕺😂

  11. markbierman says:

    Congratulations on the great review! You got me hooked! I just bought a copy. 🙂

  12. That’s such a wonderful review

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