World-Wide Reviews for Crime Fiction Novel
“Entanglement-Quantum and Otherwise”
A murderous and guilt-ridden comment on the human condition disguised as a literary crime fiction novel suggestive of Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment.”
Reviews of my crime fiction novel Entanglement arrive daily so this page will be updated often. Each review report a rating in stars, standardized as a 5-star system. If you want to read any of the reviews in full, just click the “Original Review” button in each outtake.
[Note: The outtakes below are in no special order, but I’m listing all of them. One or two of the oldest reviews are not anymore available online. I don’t know why. If you have questions, my email is Danenbarger at Gmail dot com.]
*****BookLife Prize : Rating 10 out of 10
Plot/Idea: The plot here is complex, enjoyable, and smart. Characters are multifaceted, and the storyline is engrossing as the reader learns details on each of the players and learns how they all fit together.
Prose: Danenbarger is a skilled writer, able to craft nuanced prose laden with meaning and insight. This work is a pleasure to read, full of intricacies in storyline, characterization, and language.
Originality: This is a highly original work full of distinctive and vivid characters, each with their own unique and fateful stories.
Character Development/Execution: Characterization here is top-notch; Danenbarger does a fantastic job depicting flawed yet relatable characters who will resonate with readers.
*****Publishers Weekly: For all the book’s headiness, Danenbarger offers dramatic events and developments, and an empathetic understanding of how we process traumatic events. On occasion he even dares sentimentality. The novel is insightful and has a sensitivity that shines through.
*****bullet98thomast: In the time since I’ve finished reading it, Entanglement has stayed with me, continuing to impress me as the background processes of my mind work to make sense of its many threads. It is a book for patient readers who are content with no immediately apparent narrative structure and are willing to wait to see how everything is connected. Those who do will be rewarded with rich storytelling, a well-edited natural flow, and a larger narrative that stays with them long after they’ve turned the last page.
*****Victoria Gallardo: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is one of the most outstanding books I have ever read….Everyone should read this book at some point in their life.
*****Saumya on Amazon: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a sci-fi fiction that delivers a healthy dose of scrupulously enjoyable reading experience to its readers….His ingenious way of correlating globe-spanning and seemingly unrelated circumstances into his chosen narrative never failed to impress me.
*****PughJ: This is simply a beautiful book that is fun and exciting throughout. The styles of narration, the character development present, the range of emotions invoked in the reader and the themes covered by the book are just a few of the reasons why I enjoyed this book thoroughly.
*****Yamini Mathur: Entanglement–Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a book that comes along once in a while, so overwhelming that one picks up and puts it down repeatedly not able to get a hold of or unable to give a word to the thought or emotion one feels at that moment of reading. This murder crime thriller emphasizes a greater understanding of the human spirit reflecting the entirety of our living life.
*****HowardMom5: This book was so amazing I can’t imagine not giving the book the best rating possible….I was blown away by how impressive this book was as well as by the author himself. He was able to grasp as well as hold my attention. He had characters who were relatable. You could see the author’s passion for writing seeping out of the pages as you turn them.
*****Afreen Rahim: I gladly rate this book a 5 out of 5 due to its exciting storyline, skillful writing style, and the perfection of details throughout the book. I recommend this book to adult readers and it contains sexual scenes. This is a perfect pick for those who like to read deeply, and for crime-thriller-mystery lovers….This is a perfect pick for those who like to read deeply, and for crime-thriller-mystery lovers
*****DavidOchieng: This is an intense and suspenseful book with the theme of the meaning of life and, mostly, death. The elements explored through the characters include love and hate, sexuality, child abuse, suicide, murder, and even slavery. It is not until the last chapter that the intensity abates and yields some satisfaction.
*****Sngreenleaf: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a magnificent novel that deals with complex scientific topics while weaving a story of intrigue, passion, and family…which will have readers turning pages until the very end.
*****Rebecca Bramwell: Engrossing and well written. 5.0 out of 5 stars. For anyone who enjoys a good plot and fascinating characters, I highly recommend this read.
****Ruth Frances A: There are times in our lives that define us. Better yet, sometimes we feel as though we have been hit by a tornado. Such is the case for me in this gripping and complex story…. With Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise, John K Danenbarger appends his name to the list of great authors.
*****Theresa Moffitt : I give this book a rating of 5 out of 5 stars because it is an engaging story that kept me interested until the very end. For the reasons given, I would not give it less than a perfect score.
*****Kavita Shah: I loved the story. Starting from the book’s cover page to its concluding chapter, it was nothing but excellent and commendable. The author kept the readers captivated and engrossed till the end of the novel.
*****Jennifer Ervin: 5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating Story! I really enjoyed the twists and turns in this book and the way everyone is connected. Any fan of science fiction or drama would thoroughly appreciate it.
**** Shaan Catherine : He came up with a compelling plot and peculiar characters, each with a hidden story behind their story. The suspense is exactly what made it so hard for me to put the book down!
*****aroyalboss: I fell in love with it. The characters were so well-developed and very relatable. The storyline was immaculately paced. This was a great story and the fact that it was fictional really speaks to the imagination and creativity of the author.
I have read so many books, but very few have moved me this way. I wish everyone would read it.
*****Rhianna Johnson on Amazon.co.uk: I absolutely loved this book and I already can’t wait to read it again! The characters are so well developed and described that I didn’t need chapter headings to know who it was about. The writing and descriptions of places, characters and dialogue are sublime.
****Macha Mphela: This is simply one of the most challenging books I may have ever come across. It is smart. It is complex and convoluted. It is ambitious and daring. It has sci-fi undertones but is also relatable and grounded in realism. Crime, murder, and chaos is its core, but it takes you on a journey of discovery and jaw-dropping revelations.
***** Rashida Stratton: John K. Danenbarger, has done just that in this wonderfully written novel that spans at least 60+ years with twists and turns that will have the most seasoned reader grasping to see where this page-turner leads. down!
*****kennedyodindo: Entanglement Quantum and Otherwise tells a great story in both first and third-person points of view, doing so beautifully and in a way that leaves no reader behind. The characters here are unique and memorable.
***** Loiorion: It is not a book written for leisure reading, but instead to provoke profound thinking and leave the characters’ stories and actions dancing about in your mind for hours after putting the text aside…. It clearly took a lot of effort and brilliance to outline the plot, let alone flush its details out to such perfection.
*****HowardS: 5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic. I found this book to be incredible. I was able to stay captivated by what I was reading as well as learning something new while reading it. While reading the book I found a new author that I have learned to love by feeling his passion for what he is doing through his reading.
****Duduetsang T: The way the author started the book instantly hooks you and makes one wonder just where this story is going….I recommend this book to readers who are interested in crime, especially murder mysteries and in the dark and complicated thought processes of the human mind that evokes deep thought.
****kaivalya_k: The dots that seem dispersed and disparate connect in the most unexpected ways, putting together a story that would rob readers of their sleep….I loved the style of narration the most. Danenbarger has a knack for writing crime thrillers. The red herrings are carefully placed throughout the story to maintain a sense of suspense. The twists and turns are unpredictable and inspired.
**** Eliya Kisang: The flow of ideas in the book makes it stunning. The book sparks imagination and opens up unthinkable possibilities. It reiterates, in a more charming way, the differences in our society. The author has perfectly and with precision indicated the need to consider other persons point of views. The intertwining of themes and it’s creatively drafted plot makes the book one of its kind. The beauty of the universe is perfectly shown and through it, I established a unique connection with the book.
*****NEIROL: John K Danenbarger truly knows how to outline a deeply intricate and real mystery that scratches heads and leaves you reeling as you unfold each page.
****Frances Ruth: The book is engrossing, and a great read. No doubt, John K Danenbarger spins a mean tale, and joins the rank of great authors in my opinion.
****Barbara Perini: Danenbarger’s book is a brilliant construction of narrative with an incredible connection of the character in a non-obvious way. I recommend Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise for those who enjoy reading a fiction book with bits of mystery, life’s complexity, and hidden information.
****Nisha Ward: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is a great book. It’s exceptionally interesting and deeply moving in a lot of places. If you like stories about families, secrets and intrigue, then this is the book for you. Danenbarger is a good writer and I, for one, can’t wait to see what he comes up with next.
****F N Chamomile: The seemingly unrelated events were the bait, slowly pulling me into the mess until it was too late to drop the book. The relationship between each character and event is expected, but how they relate may become a surprise….This novel is unique.
*****Natasha Hlongwane: There was never a dull moment as I was reading this book and there was nothing I did not like about the story. I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys mystery and intrigue.
*****Katarina K: It was an overall fascinating, occasionally dark story with a pinch of real-life bitterness, especially towards the end. I would recommend it to young people who desire a deeper connection with the world around them. Geena’s life story is fascinating and mind-provoking in many ways. Worthy of your time.
*****Rjohno89: This novel is a thriller, dark and tragic in parts but hopeful and uplifting in others. I would give it a higher rating if it was possible because I can’t wait to read it again!
*****Jona: 5.0 out of 5 stars Complex tale that interweaves physics with life! I found the book a fascinating read.
*****Raymonda Dazzy: This excellent ability of his made me feel like I am seeing a movie rather than reading a story. This did not stop at characters; it extended to places.
*****Nick Kulkarni: I love how the concept blends well with the plot and simply puts you in awe. The story’s flow and author’s writing style are brilliant, including the conversations between the characters. They are so real, as if they are happening in front of you.
*****Kmvanderspek: The characters are so diverse, yet they all have the same fundamental drive. They are all looking for a place to belong.
*****Shakiera Reece: I like how this book is structured. It is quite an intriguing read. The conversations in the book were believable and easy to follow and understand. I like how mysterious the book was and how it caused its readers to think deeply.
*****Janet Slipak, MyBook-Abyss.com: Profound. Thought-provoking, oddly satirical at times but effective to the core of the story. Intriguing and insightful, yet strangely adaptive to the genre through delving into the depths of the soul of each complex, multi-layered character fleshed out to perfection.
*****Ann Stevenson on Amazon.com: One warning: Start this book with sufficient free time as curiosity about the plot development is quite gripping!
*****RachelDN on Amazon.co.uk : Mr. Danenbarger wrote a fascinating novel. Upon first moments you feel invested- hooked. Together with the main heroine, you will embark on the journey to the past to understand her motivation….The whole story is intertwined with magical details that only enrich the scene. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, thus recommending the same reading therapy for you, young people, who seek new experiences, a new way of looking at life and learning from the mistakes of others.
*****Raeesah A: Danenbarger has an indisputable talent,for it truly is a transfixing read that transports you through a kaleidoscope of emotion and thought conceptualization, that is the splendidly depicted characters interchanging parallel life cycles of an infinite yet finite concept, left undefined, that compels you to think and feel larger about life and its intricacies. As the target audience falls within the adult contemporary range, Danenbarger has somehow managed to depict characters that cater for, and foster a sense of relatability from all walks of life in terms of gender, sex, age, beliefs, orientation, education, profession and as such the appeal and recommendation of the book expands across a vast range of readers from young adult to the elderly.
*****Bea01_98: The lives of many characters intertwine in this breathtaking literary crime novel: Kevin, Beth, Joe, Ellen, Cricket and Geena give you a peek into their lives, and after the first few pages you will not be able to pull away. In “Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise” by John K Danenbarger we see murder and love, ambition and desperation, all tangled up with scientific details that make the story completely unique. Definitely a book that must be read more than once….If you are even a little bit curious, give it a try; it will be worth it.
****Lomeraniel Audiobook Reviews: I think there is where resides the beauty and complexity of this book. It is not someone’s story, as much as a book about relationships and about how we influence each other’s lives.
*****Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews: Yes, it’s a crime story, but it is so much more.
*****Jessica Belmont, Writer, Book Blogger, Copy Editor, Proof reader: Unlike anything I’ve read. Highly recommended.
*****Velma Long for Readers’ Favorite: If you are intrigued by quantum time, murder, and convoluted stories, this book is worth your time.
*****Vincent Dublado for Readers’ Favorite: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is a must-read if you are the type who likes a brilliant excursion through the stark images that lie deep in the human psyche.
*****Tammy Ruggles for Readers’ Favorite: If you’re looking for a scintillating crime story that makes you both think and feel, you can’t go wrong with “Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise.”
*****Mihir Shah for U.S. Review of Books: The entrance of Ellen Lodovico, her research in cetacean communication, particularly dolphins, and a chance encounter on the highway with her and Case adds a surreal layer of Inception-level complexity to the novel that will have readers making comparisons to Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his knack for magical realism.
*****Christian Sia for Readers’ Favorite: The writing is stellar and the terrific descriptions fill it with realism and humanity. It is a cunningly plotted story with unforgettable characters, a tale that is never lacking in suspense.
*****Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite: Themes of love and adventure, prostitution, family secrets, and human connection are brilliantly written.
****Liam Xavier on Amazon.co.uk: There is a consistent delivery of compelling drama and scintillating romance that allows the reader to dip into each narrative with a growing curiosity as to the books eventual denouement. How can this possibly end? What will happen to Beth or to Kevin or to Joe? These are questions that keep us interested and, more importantly, keep us reading.
****Nenkangmun Deshi: I think Danenbarger deliberately wanted to write something outside the box and he achieved this seamlessly.
****raj_nandani_poet: It becomes a complete experience of life in itself; just like Marquez’s One hundred years of solitude. It shows the complete cycle of humanity through the lives of a few characters. If not brilliant, then this sure is a bizarre masterpiece.
****Raluca_Mihaila: Every time I thought I had discovered what the book was about, I found an extra layer and another depth. It is one of the best books I have read this year, so it deserves the highest rating.
*****RNped: This book has it all, love, pain, death, and even quantum science as we follow the looping paths John has created for each persona.
*****kirthana_shivakumar: This book was a rollercoaster ride. One that I thoroughly enjoyed. Firstly, the book had a very intriguing start. That set the stage for the rest of the book nicely. Secondly, the characters were fully fleshed out and beautifully written.
*****Honest-reviewer: The biggest appeal for me are the complexities of the characters and their stories. Every character in this has a unique and dark past that makes it interesting to read. The concept of entanglement and parallel universe is quite bewitching.
*****anua24060: The writing flow was simple, yet beautiful. The characters and the conversation between them seemed very real. The flow of the story is so great that I couldn’t put the book down until it was completed.
*****Cristina Prescott for The Book Commentary: Danenbarger is a spectacular writer who has written an enthralling and profoundly complex story with ease. He delves into the characters’ lives, relationships, time, and happenings, and ensures the readers are enthralled with every twist and discovery. Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a must-read for suspense fans everywhere for its interesting moral dilemmas and brilliantly written characters.
*****Alby Perayil: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is a fantastic thriller that has been written extremely well. Right off the bat, this book will have your mind scrambling to connect the dots as the story progresses.
****Curt Eiworth on Amazon.co.uk: Dystopian family saga with futuristic and magical overtones. A bloodied reckoning with the human comedy. An engaging read about what could, and would, go wrong with the world. A highly recommended engaging thriller.
*****Nitish Mane: I give this book a rating of 5 out of 5 stars because of the intriguing climax and giving mysterious vibes. I love crime thrillers.
*****Bernard Maingi: Reading the book has been very interesting and it requires the reader to be very keen and attentive so as not to miss some details, which may otherwise lead to confusion. It is not possible to predict the outcome of the story, therefore it demands full attention and carefully reading line by line.
*****Yulisa Sanchez: It has all the literary elements necessary to create a fascinating plot with realistic characters and a unique, unifying theme. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys a satisfying novel about the lives of seemingly normal people who are inextricably entangled.
****Charmaine G 1: Readers who seek out novels on crime and drama with a bit of bizarre will enjoy this book.
***Melanie Cronje: The book is crafted for the more serious reader who can make deductions of their own. The book is serious showcasing the darker side of the human race. Light and fluffy definitely isn’t in the cards.
****Priya Prasad: It’s a captivating read and a page turner that simply can’t be put down until we know what happens next.
****Kudirat Akinyele: This book is coated with a little bit of mysteriousness. You might find it complicating at first, but as you go further this book will interest you like no other.
****marvy_23: I love the book because it has an interesting storyline and it also has a way of keeping the reader stuck to the book
*****Mnyazi Dzuya: It is an awesome crime novel. It gives you the urge to find out what the next twist in the story is. The puzzle and the suspense are amazing.
*****Maria Silva: Overall, it’s a very compelling story, with plot twists and turns, but hard to follow at times so the reader must be engaged and committed to finish the novel, which as I said above, is a rewarding experience.
*****Kathleen Eng on Amazon.com: The plot and its contributors are brought together in a seamless manner that promises to keep readers engaged till the very end.
*****Agatha Margret Reyes on Amazon.com: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a spectacular novel that deals with intricate scientific topics and builds a story of themes of intrigue, passion, and family.
****Greg Bryant on Amazon.com: Engaging, and ultimately fulfilling. The reader watches and suspends judgment until their “entanglement” becomes clear, their flaws understood, and their mutuality ultimately rewarding. This is the way I wish we could all see each other, and ourselves.
*****Neckman Caleb on Amazon.com: It is a fantastic read that comes highly recommended for readers who love family drama and find time-bending scientific concepts to be awe-inspiring.
*****Mae C. on Amazon.com: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a gripping crime drama that offers thrill and excitement without moving images.
****Alexandrian: John Danenbarger is definitely talented, I respect the technic involved in weaving together the different tales into this big masterpiece. While reading this book, I enjoyed trying to predict how a certain character is about to be added to the story. It’s similar to making a pizza, individually the ingredients are great, but when you add them together in the right way it becomes outstanding.
****Rohit Khanna: My favourite aspect of this book is that the characters have depth and have multiple aspects to them. Also, the author has very skillfully managed so many characters by carefully allotting the time and space to them in the book which gives every character the space to grow.
*****BookerTalk.com: The more the novel developed, the more engrossing it became. It actually became great fun trying to assemble the pieces of information and find the connections. Admittedly it was a little hard to keep up with the story line at times because of its multiple twists and turns but perseverance was definitely rewarded.
*****Victor Dima for TheAudioBookBlog.com: I really enjoyed the story, the characters and the narration very much and can recommend this book, but especially the audiobook, to anyone looking for a good mystery drama.
*****Cathleen d: Entanglement is not your average run of the mill book, it’s delectable intricate plots demands your full attention fearing you’ll get left behind. It smoothly transitions from one scene to the next never allowing predictability to creep into characters and plots. Yet it keeps you fascinated and attentive.
*****Arich: John uses these themes to provide his readers food for thought such as what happens to our ideas and work when we are no longer around to defend them. Entanglement, Quantum & Otherwise is intellectually probing and an enjoyable read.
****khadija baig: John K. Danenbarger’s novel Entanglement Quantum and Otherwise is an engaging, yet dense work that dives into the past, present, and future of various characters, as well as how their lives are mysteriously entwined together. The reader is taken on a ride filled with unexpected revelations, mind-bending plots, and complex family relations.
****Tanvi Palekar: Danenbarger encapsulates several social issues through these characters, providing refreshing perspectives. I especially appreciate the representation he offers to the LGBT+ community through characters like Joe Tink by not giving him a stereotypically gay personality, bringing out the fact that embracing his sexuality is only a small proportion of his life.
****Elsea Chepkoech: Danenbarger manages to keep you on the edge of your seat, making you want to find out more, and every page you turn reveals something more about each character, while providing a deep and rich back story of each one of them.
*****Jay Muller: I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Firstly, at the starting of the book, I would say the book had an intriguing start. This paved a way for the nice setting of the stage for the rest of the book. Secondly, I also liked the exceptional beautiful writing of this book’s characters and this makes it undeniably the best part of the book.
***Tanvi Palekar on Amazon.co.uk: The book offers a blend between science fiction and contemporary styles which focus on human psychology and emotional states, more of the latter than the former.
****Ethan Howe: The arrangement of words and phrases is skillful. The development of characters is superb.
****Kgomotso Modisane: John K… ‘s book gets more interesting towards the end where you connect the dots and understand the contents from the beginning.
*****Rashida Stratton: His ability to piece together characters with complex attributes that span at least 60+ years and create plot twists that will leave you in suspense at times, is one reason I could not put the book down (unless I physically had to). I was thoroughly delighted while reading it.
*****Umu Haniah: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is a science fiction book that is full of puzzles and mysteries. It does not purely tell about a mathematical or scientific matter, but it also brings you to human life with its aspects such as beliefs, love, sexual orientation, hate, and assassination.
*****David Maxwel: I love most the way the writer has connected several characters, in their own stories, at the same scene which leads to reunion of Beth and Joe, perfect synchrony. All the characters are intelligently brought out. The different places are also fantastically described. I love the wide range of themes touched in this book such as science, sexuality and religion.
*****Shawna-Kay Miller: Entanglement- Quantum and Otherwise by John K. Danenbarger, is a riveting novel which depicts how persons from completely different walks of life are all somehow mysteriously connected. This novel touches on themes such as family, science, crime, murder and death.
****Angel_gaze: They love, cheat, lie, steal and kill, this is not your average family saga. There is another storyline below the surface that relates to physics and the deeper questions of life and the universe.
****Shivangi barik: This is a story of several characters, who do not seem to be connected, but in a complex twist of fate and the universe playing its games, become inseparable. When crimes, murders, and serial killers are thrown into the mix, it becomes a literary crime story that keeps the reader on the edge, guessing what will come next.
****Evi Riasari: Each person has their own circumstances that resulting their abnormal behavior. It can be seen from the quoted text from this book as follow, “You can’t even imagine the experience of the person sitting next to you who develop under different circumstances than yours, not only from birth, but also from the advancing flow of life’s evolutionary transformations on each us, which might make me closer to feeling what a nocturnal bat feels, while you, on the other hand, are carried closer to a bond with a distance human by a quantum particle.”
****Nawaal Nylstroom: The story tells a tale to how humans go through extraordinary circumstances, but somehow still makes an eventful positive life for themselves.
***Nicole Schwartz: Mr. Danenbarger’s novel is thought provoking and will inspire the reader to revisit his or her own family stories with a grain of skepticism.
****Kgomotso Modisane: John K… ‘s book gets more interesting towards the end where you connect the dots and understand the contents from the beginning, that’s what I liked about this book it gets easier to understand when you get to the ending that’s when you will rewind a bit from what occurred at the very start and smile because now you get it.
****Jackson Kimani: This is a book about connections, about slip-ups, and wrong activities, about the intricacy of being human, about the blemishes that make us interesting.
****Uday Dhall: I could not help admiring the author for building a compelling background for all individuals. Their backgrounds helped me understand what pushed the characters to do what they did. Almost all of them made mistakes. Mishaps happened; wrong person was murdered. An abusive father, an abused mother, a gay relationship or love at first sight. It all added to the intrigue. It required focused reading. The author teased my curiosity before it all fell into place.
*****Kimar Anderson: This book contains a ‘spiderweb’ of information and you have to pay keen attention to understand how the characters’ lives connect.
***Niki S.: This novel is thought provoking and will have you questioning the validity of “family stories” you may have heard passed along by your elder family members.
***Jane Afie: This story is eye-opening. Firstly, the idea of creating a story that explained a physics theory of entanglement through the art of literature is bizarre and new to me. Scientific facts that were implemented into a literary fiction with dramas and chaos are such a unique style. To be able to put into words, these scientific understanding, which turns to paragraphs and now a whole story is another skill to be having. Secondly, the way the author managed to capture my full attention by plotting the whole chapters in Part 2 of the story, still gives me pure satisfaction even if I must reread it again and again. It was articulate, clean, and stylish in his own essence.
****Kai Conner: Throughout this gritty, crime infested storyline, Danenbarger provides vivid details through descriptive words, therefore his writing style fits the thrilling concept of the story.
*****Eliya Kisang: The flow of ideas in the book makes it stunning. The book sparks imagination and opens up unthinkable possibilities. It reiterates, in a more charming way, the differences in our society. The author has perfectly and with precision indicated the need to consider other persons point of views. The intertwining of themes and it’s creatively drafted plot makes the book one of its kind. The beauty of the universe is perfectly shown and through it, I established a unique connection with the book.
*****EmeraldRebel: It takes you on a journey of often mind-boggling and unpredictable events with an array of people whose lives are enigmatically woven together, emphasizing the impact of how individual human action knowingly or unknowingly have an effect on others. It is filled with murder, mystery, confusion, lust and vengeance and ultimately how individuals pursue their purpose or place in life, entangled with the why`s and how`s of how they become who they are….Discovering how each event and character fits into the puzzle is riveting.
****Baatseba Mosana: I would recommend the book to readers who love emotion filled non-fiction books that are very relatable; readers who are experts in reading and are familiar with varied advanced terminology, those who have the skill to figure out the content as a whole through connecting the big grammar words or to those who do not mind using a dictionary while reading.
*****Vidya Shivakumar on Amazon: Must read! This is a gritty interesting novel. It is beautifully written and has intriguing characters. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys mystery.
*****Albert on Amazon: A complex but engaging story. The lives of a variety of characters “entangle” with each other in ways no one could expect. All the subplots come along together well. Solidly written book. Worth a read if interested in thriller novels.
*****Koyna D. on Amazon: Complex, yet engaging….The story is griping. It is definitely worth a read if you are looking for something new to read in the action & adventure genre.
*****Honest-reviewer on Amazon: Engrossing Story! This book has great twists and turns, ups and downs, that makes it highly interesting. I enjoyed reading this book. I recommend this to people who enjoy reading crime and thriller novels.
***scarletkite27 on Amazon: Dark and mysterious. I quite liked the random chapters that make no sense at the beginning, come together and bring meaning as the story progresses. The character development and the plot are eerie and odd.
****Raj Nandani (Wrap The Fury) on Amazon: Complex plotline, complex characters. A complex take of world where each character somehow represents a part of humanity, the story ends up tangled with each other in the end.
****Jungmin Raphael: The author largely mirrored our societies happenings in terms of how people are finding it rough to even survive and resort to what I may term as irresponsible or unacceptable ways of making ends meet.
*****Afreen Rahim: When we fix all the pieces of the book together, it takes the readers by surprise….I gladly rate this book a 5 out of 5 due to its exciting storyline, skillful writing style, and the perfection of details throughout the book.
*A Cardel: The main focus of the story wants to be quantum theories, around which everything seems to revolve, but that is severely forgotten in many parts of the book, to the point that it does not give even a hint of how the whole quantum thing develops in the future, or where and how some characters came to some of the conclusions. Mainly, there will be many unanswered questions by the time you get to the end.
*****Asja Sabani: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K. Danenbarger is a thriller novel with elements of magical realism, that tells the story of several characters whose lives are entangled and intertwined in the most extraordinary way….Additionally, the novel was beautifully written from a stylistic point of view and the author demonstrated a true mastery of the English language.
*****Kamsi C: The book was well written and the diction was quite simply amazing…the characters were depicted with flaws and real issues which made them human and relatable. This book is thought-provoking.
*****Maggie Johnson 2: This is a book that you have to pay close attention to while reading. In the beginning, it was difficult to keep track of the different characters, places, and times. However, I would not consider this to be a negative aspect of the novel. Reading this book was like piecing together a puzzle. At first, it was hard to see how everything fit together, but eventually, it became clear. In my opinion, this was part of what made the story so enjoyable.
*****Eriny Youssef: I loved the subtlety by which he disclosed a character’s dark past and current feelings. I also loved the nuances he used to bring the quantum realm and the nonlinearity of time into the story. It fitted well within the novel without being forced or irrelevant. In my opinion, it even added a significant edge to the book.
***sayuriii:The novel capitalizes on the element of surprise and is completely unpredictable. Furthermore, the characters are dynamic which adds a layer of realism to the story. The characters feel very realistic and the writing is extremely detail-oriented. The writing style is unconventional and contains emails, written exchanges and poetry.
*****Shillah kigen:This book is not only a mystery but also an interesting crime novel. Every page in this book contains secrets that I was not ready for.
*****Mostob10: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is an interesting and captivating novel. I enjoy the suspense and action in the novel….I would recommend Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise to people who are interested in reading action and crime thrillers during their leisure time.
*****Etini Willie: The author of this book, John Danenbarger has created what I would term a blockbuster….The reader is taken on a mental journey….As the reader continues reading, the dots begin to connect and the main plot is unveiled. This technique adds enormous beauty to this literary masterpiece.
****nc gretel: I loved the author’s sense of humor, mode of writing and the narration of their novel was very different from any book I have ever read before. I loved how unique Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise was as well as the plot twists you never see coming. Everything was described with such detail that the reader is bound to feel the same emotions as the characters and even visualize it happening….and it is a masterpiece.
*****Asja Sabani: …the novel was beautifully written from a stylistic point of view and the author demonstrated a true mastery of the English language….In my opinion, Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is most suitable for readers who enjoy deep psychological analysis and exploring the darker sides of human nature.
*****Mask Mask: Entanglement-Quantum and Otherwise by John K. Danenbarger begins with the story of Geena and then moves back in time to before Geena’s birth. A generational story filled with suspense, mystery, true murder, and crimes. It centered on the stories of seven different people, only to reveal that they were all intertwined in one or more ways.
****Emiglee: …the book was an exhilarating piece of art. I recommend this book to lovers of thrillers and suspense stories. It would also be a great read for people who like unconventional ideas, as this book provides an intrepid style of writing that is admirable.
*****Priya Singh: The book captures the reader’s attention from the first chapter and keeps them absorbed until the end. Though the story is told with the perspective of different characters and the author keeps alternating with each character’s perspective, the storyline is not confusing and the readers need not read again and again to understand where they are in the story.
****Ignacia Nandini: A marvellous read with exceptional prose and insight into the complexity that is human life, Entanglement- Quantum and Otherwise is a literary work imparting plenty of life lessons in the simplest of incidents….It was a unique and intriguing read. Even with the complex plot, this book was amazing prose that I would love to read again some day. Entanglement- Quantum and Otherwise is a captivating read of thrilling and dark prose, with mystery, crime and realistic representation of life, tangled together. I highly recommend this novel to the fans of literary fiction and thrilling crimes.
*****Tebogo Eugene: The novel is very creative. Thanks to the author. Never thought I would read such a creative novel. I will recommend the book to fiction lovers who love crime.
*****Connie Hopping: The plot was intricate and filled with the emotions of life and kept me wondering what will be on the next chapter and how will the characters be entangled with each other. I recommend this book for lovers of mystery, life, and science.
*****Nicole Adam: After my reading, Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise made me question everything. Putting everything together, I came up with some questions like; what is the meaning of life? What makes one stop loving and trusting? Who is deemed ignorant? Is it he who knows nothing, or he who fails to question what he knows? Is love blind, that it blocks all reasoning and only allows us to see what we only want to see?
*****George Myles: One thing that I loved about this book is that the author uses an excellent descriptive style of writing, and this was enough to keep me so glued to the novel, and at some point, I wanted to avoid blinking. The other thing I loved about this book is that the characters were all well-developed, making the book come alive even more.
*****Zsofia Todor: I had the greatest time reading Entanglement- Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger, absolutely amazing ride! Loved the complexity of the 8 main characters and even with the timeline jump which normally would put me off, the author made it work perfectly. Haven’t been bored at all, it kept me hooked from start to finish.
***Beatbox: I didn’t like the level of arousal this book presents since it contains a plethora of sexual fantasies and all. I can’t leave out the level of swearing in the book and would recommend the book to a mature audience most preferably late youth in order to avoid the spilling of some acts illustrated in this book.
*****Hogwarts03: Spanning about sixty years, this incredibly suspenseful book follows eight main characters across separate timelines who are all intertwined in a tangle of mystery and deceit….The author wove an incredible and intricate story. I loved it. I enjoyed the diverse characterization of the novel. Each character had a different and unique past and story to tell.
*****M V: Entanglement-Quantum and Otherwise by John K. Danenbarger is a formidable piece of crime fiction which revolves around a group of people, each having their own secret….I absolutely love everything about this book which includes the characters, the story , and the way in which it flows. I’m alternately present with whichever person I’m reading about; it’s being animated in my mind at the same time. It’s not just crime fiction- it’s a mixture of various genres which attracts me more towards it.
****Vinaya Natarajan: How significant are our lives in the ocean of time? Are our lives significant enough to stand the test of time or will we be forgotten in the vastness of life? Are our memories of our ancestors diluted with the colors of our own fabricated memories and thoughts? Such deep and thought-provoking questions arose in my mind while I read Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John Danenbarger….I recommend this book to readers who enjoy a bit of deep thinking alongside a regular dose of crime-thriller-drama. Overall, Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise would be a nice read for sci-fi and crime-suspense aficionados.
*****Joelle Veronica Q: The actions and personal choices of each character build an intricate web that captures the full attention of the reader. There was never a dull moment within these pages. It was so hard to put this book down once I started because my list of questions kept on growing. I refused to stop reading without them being answered….I enjoyed reading this book way more than I expected! John Danenbarger’s unique style of writing in this story astounded me! I would definitely recommend it to my friends and will be rereading it again in the future!
*****Lizaan Du Troit: His creative writing skills entice you as the reader to continue reading. You feel for the characters. The horror as Beth realizes she was left behind, sadness when Joe realizes his loneliness, and Geena’s constant need to protect Davis. John K. Danenbarger has skillfully laid out the pieces of the puzzle throughout the book. With every piece of information, the entanglement of the characters becomes more apparent.
***FAWAZA ADEBAYO: The way the characters’ view their lives is interesting and requires some deep thinking.
***markncat: I wanted to love this book, but found myself becoming increasingly frustrated as the story unfolded. The story was not an easy read for me and I found the timeline confusing with the jumping around of the different characters and overlapping of their story.
****Melisa Byrd: His creative writing skills entice you as the reader to continue reading. You feel for the characters. The horror as Beth realizes she was left behind, sadness when Joe realizes his loneliness, and Geena’s constant need to protect Davis. John K. Danenbarger has skillfully laid out the pieces of the puzzle throughout the book. With every piece of information, the entanglement of the characters becomes more apparent.
*****Rocky Ellery: This book was intense. Each character’s stories are well written and each with their own distinctive style and different thinking process. It is almost as if each character is written by different authors. I really have to applaud John K Danenbarger for bringing these characters to life. They have their struggles and their solutions, but in the end, all of their actions are connected and affected by one another. I have to be honest, the way the author entangled these characters still amazes me.
****Rachael Sellmeyer: I found the writer’s style very descriptive and intriguing. One by one the chapters keep your attention and pull you to keep on reading to find out what happens on the next page. There are a lot of interesting twists in the plot with the characters that keep you coming back to open the book again and again.
****Nancy Gathungu: If you have a liking for gruesome and excruciating drama interspersed with bits of romantic nuances, then this book is for you.
****Victoria Ani: This book is character-driven with flawed individuals and full of mystery. It is a book about investigation, murder, and revenge, with a backdrop of scientific research, breakthrough, queer, and lowkey slavery. I like the philosophical and scientific aspects of the story….My interest got piqued when Joe Tink found Beth. You know that point in a book when you know something different will happen, but all indications point in the opposite direction. I knew Kevin was Geena’s dad from the prologue, but I thought Beth would marry Joe. The unpredictability of the interwoven lives of the many characters was something I loved about the book.
*****Kathlyn Logan:From the first page, the fast pace to the multiple layers of characters that create an intricate web of events that will have you biting your nails until the very last page.
*****Nurur Rafida Yulia Astanti:There are many lessons to be learned about meetings and relationships here. Despite the many views of the characters in one book, the meaning that the author wants to convey can be understood easily. The book is well written. Every sentence is beautifully arranged making the reader feel this is a light reading book, considering the topics and messages in it are quite deep. As the title suggests, this book is perfect for readers who want to understand a relationship or are just looking for stories related to life. From how a meeting can lead someone to things that have never been thought of before.
****Katty Rodriguez:It is a novel that lives up to its title, from the content of the events it narrates, as well as the way the plot unfolds….The content of this book is very interesting, for those people who like literature developed in unexpected and changing physical and emotional environments. It requires a great concentration in reading it, to understand the development of the drama.
****Ola Lach:That’s the beauty of poetry. The writing doesn’t waste your time. It’s snappy and in the beginning, it takes you by the collar and doesn’t let go.
*Multibillionaire:I basically don’t want anyone to read this book … since the sexual acts herein are way more than we would expect an innocent reader to consume and not be affected by the same. The swearing is also too heavy and I can ascertain the book can make someone start swearing and even look for opposite sexes to quench the thirst created in this book.
****alwayschristmas:Each character is strong and worthy of telling their tale. John Danenbarger’s writing style if very intelligent. I enjoyed some of the more uncommon vocabulary that he uses. He is very direct and specific. The reader will never have to guess at his intentions or be at a loss for a visual image.
****chetna_123:it became an engrossing read. I must admit that I had to go back and reread a few pages to remember different roles. I persisted nonetheless since I enjoyed the author’s writing. The main things that kept me going were his intelligible use of complex phrases and the correlation between individual fragments of the story.
****David Sensenta:due to the constant suspense, the book possesses a uniqueness that is rarely seen in other books, a personal connection with the reader.
****Cyrus Kibet 1:The book, Entanglement Quantum and Otherwise, written by John K Danenbarger is a nice book that has an educational basis. It has several settings representing different cultures and races….It has several themes that can educate the society therefore the book is worth reading.
****Lunathi Sobekwa:I highly recommend readers who are into crime, intricate, twisted, and dark novels to read this book as soon as they can, they will not regret it.
*****Juliette1812:This is a literary fiction novel with a complex plot and well-developed characters. I enjoyed the growth of the characters as well. The author’s description is full of reality and strong imagery, and it completely engrosses me in the characters’ actions as they follow the precise, well-crafted scenarios. A thrilling and suspenseful story. The story’s suspense is heightened by the shift in the timeline. Love, adventure, family secrets, and human connection are all well-written themes in this book.
*****Mucuva:This story is a complete masterpiece, especially with how the author is able to weave together the life of each character. The first thing I loved about the book was the character build and formation. Everyone is connected for some reason. Each character had flaws and mysteries to uncover. The writing style is exquisite, with detailed descriptions and a good story flow.
****Ritanumcial:All the characters have an intriguing history that shows how they are all connected.
****Joy Max-Eguakun:I liked the intricacy of this book because everything was connected in such a masterful way. The story had up to seven points of view yet the author, John K Danenbarger, managed to keep track of them all. None of the characters lacked the depth necessary to make them realistic and they all had unique back stories.
*****Nwadinso Michael:AI recommend this book to lovers of fiction and crime stories….due to the few points mentioned above and because of the author’s writing style.
*****IconReviews:At the beginning of the book, there were some parts of the story that did not seem all that important, but as I read deeper, I saw how beautifully everything tied in. There was not a single piece of information that did not connect to a bigger picture. The story flowed smoothly and was full of suspense in some areas. The author moved from the present to the past so flawlessly that the story was not disrupted. I must commend the author on his storytelling talent and the way he was able to draw his readers in, causing them to think deeply about each event that took place.
****SirKoech:The author John K Danenbarger has portrayed a perfect set of twists on the book which increases the books credibility.
****Ion Bin Noor : The style of the storytelling is great and the style of the language differ from character to character. This makes the characters more natural and appealing.
*****bookworm1106: This book was well written and captivating throughout. The details of each scene are painted beautifully whilst characteristic to the person who’s perspective it’s from….I thoroughly enjoyed the complicated and twisted lives that are described in detail in this book and how despite their different backgrounds and unrelated circumstances are all intertwined somewhere along the line.
***Maria Pomoni: This book might be a good read for an audience who likes suspense, and slowly unfolding stories. Or an audience who is getting intrigued by stories where characters find themselves in very unexpected places with no previous building into the story.
****ErisDecember: Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise by John K Danenbarger is a compelling dark crime mystery….I recommend Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise to people who like stories that require active reading to understand all the hints left by the author along the way.
*****BookerTalk: The quantum concept takes on a human dimension in Entanglement – Quantum + Otherwise by John K Danenbarger. He takes a cast of eight deeply flawed characters and shows how their lives are inexplicably entwined; one person’s actions having unexpected consequences both for themselves and others. It’s an ambitious novel….
****RoseAlex:There isn’t much that’s predictable, formulaic, or straightforward, so careful reading is required….Readers who appreciate books with family histories and a sense of mystery will enjoy Entanglement Quantum and Otherwise.
*****Lindsey Philipson : Cleverly constructed, the tale is brilliantly depicted. I enjoyed it immensely. It was not an easy read but rather one which needs to be tempered and savoured slowly. Would definitely recommend.
****Onias Mujuru: The book begins with the end. Geena is reminiscing about Joe and her family history. Now in her fifties and a divorcee grandmother, she has received a letter from Joe informing her of the death of her father, Kevin. Then the author takes us to where it all begins.
****Gabi Britt: This book is thought provoking and emotional. It takes the reader on a roller coaster ride, and is sometimes confusing, but if you hold on to the end it will be worth your time. If you enjoy having to think while you’re reading, this book will not disappoint.
*****Gregory Burden: I give this book a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, due to the literary genius behind it, and suggest that upon reading the entire story once, you go back and read the Prologue again, along with other key events, to see how the whole story fits together, including certain suspicions which might need to be justified, especially regarding murders which had been kept secret for many years.
****Monique Smith: I really enjoyed Entanglement- Quantum and Otherwise., as there was never a dull moment….Entanglement-Quantum and Otherwise had me captivated until the end.
*****Shillah Andeso: This book is not only a mystery but also an interesting crime novel. Every page in this book contains secrets that I was not ready for.
****Patricia Adelite S: Also, the author has managed to narrate each character’s story in different locales, for example, Beth in New England, Bermuda, Norway, and America.
****bjpannick: Even without any knowledge of quantum physics, the triumphs and torments of the characters come through to the reader. It is a powerful story with powerful personalities.
*****memalescole75: He does a remarkable job of creating intrigue and suspense while allowing the reader to keep track of the storyline.
*****Cristina Corui Mihailescu: The book is written in a unique style, much more literary than standard thrillers…. Therefore, I would gladly…recommend it to anyone who is interested in psychology and philosophy and loves a good mystery.
****JustAnn: I read both the PDF and Audible versions of this book, and the audio version was by far my favorite. The narrator did an excellent job portraying the characters’ voices and changing tones, and there was hardly any hitch in the reading.
****Dalia Ch: The premise is extraordinary…the best thing about this book is that the plot is very fast-paced. It’s intense and impressively entertaining…and the book ends up being one of the most intricate thrillers I have read so far in 2022….Love, betrayals, murders, secrets, science, lies, entanglements: this book has it all.