Plot/Idea: Mullen’s plot winds through different perspectives and timelines but links them together smoothly, hinting at twists and turns that will please readers. The narrative is inventive and maintains pace throughout, with a strong finish that ties up loose ends.
Prose: There are some moments of awkward prose, but Mullen’s easy style lends believability to the plot and drives the action scenes with subtle cues.
Originality: Four Cowboys delivers the right amount of chills and character-driven text, lending it originality while offering cleverly combined, distinct storylines.
Character Development/Execution: Characters are ably drawn in this compelling read, and Mullen expertly intertwines their backstories. The conclusion offers readers a satisfying finish to the conflict while leaving an opening for imagination.
Date Submitted: August 25, 2022