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The Arrival of the Drakons, by Francis Gerard

The Arrival of the Drakons, by Francis Gerard

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The history of Earth as you know it is a lie. The future is upon us. Only Zade has the power to change it.

Reviews:

An inherently riveting fantasy with deftly crafted and memorable characters embedded in a creative storyline that has its readers totally absorbed from first page to last, (and all the more impressive when considering that this is the author's debut as a novelist).

"The Arrival of the Drakons" is an unreservedly recommended addition to high school and community library Fantasy Fiction collections for young readers. It should also be noted for the personal reading lists of dedicated fantasy fans of all ages that "The Arrival of the Drakons" is also available in a digital book format (Kindle, $4.99).

Jim Cox -  The Fantasy/SciFi Shelf -  Midwest Book Review

Author Francis Gerard shares his name with his father, an early 20th-century author. Storytelling has been a big part of his career too, as a photographer, then later as a film and television director. He describes his new book, The Arrival of Drakons, as a love letter to science fiction that “began as a story told to my children at bedtime and over time the storyline has morphed into the present novel written principally for a [young adult] audience, but adults too have enjoyed the dramatic thriller. With a unique lead character in teenager Zade McDonald, the fascinating setting of wild Botswana, and my intricate knowledge of shamanism, it is hopefully poised to become a breakout sci-fi hit.”

– The Daily Maverick

 

Another US review, the Midwest Book Review says:  ‘An inherently riveting fantasy with deftly crafted and memorable characters embedded in a creative storyline that has its readers totally absorbed from first page to last, (and all the more impressive when considering that this is the author's debut as a novelist),’
 
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