Ultimate Revenge by Eichin Chang-Lim is a standalone sequel to Love, A Tangled Knot and tells the story of Russell, who has been searching for one man for the last thirteen years since he got out of prison; Joshua, the man who got Russell incarcerated. Then, one fateful day, Russell catches a glimpse of Joshua in town. Blood boiling and with a vengeance on his mind, the wheels are set in motion as Russell begins his plan for revenge. But as the days go by, Russell starts to hesitate. Will he let his thirst for revenge control him, or will he find another way to exact his vengeance? One thing is for sure, Russell is the only one who can dictate the outcome of this story.
Ultimate Revenge by Eichin Chang-Lim is a short novella packed with suspense and emotions. There isn’t much to unpack as the story happens in one week. However, Chang-Lim’s use of this timeframe helps to make it feel more concise and always moving. Although we aren’t given a thorough background on the main characters, Chang-Lim provides just enough information to empathize with them and be immersed in their world. With quick pacing and an engaging narrative that will keep you turning the pages, it has the right amount of suspense and a compelling story. Chang-Lim’s new novella is an excellent read for fans of suspense and short stories alike.