Kevin Potter is a speculative fiction author currently focusing on his new Dark Epic Fantasy series, The Calamity. The series opens with two prequel novellas: The Fall of an Overlord (04/27/2017) and Rise of the Overlord (07/31/2017). As an avid reader and prolific writer since elementary school, Kevin always knew he'd be an author. He spent many years bouncing between various business ventures, from restaurant management to IT, phone based technical support to building custom computer hardware. But finally, he has returned to his first love: writing. He wrote his first short story, about a … Read More about About the author
Here be dragons
I love the concept of the different dragon breeds (gems, metallics, shadow, etc) and was fascinated to find out more about what distinguishes them, and I really like that this novel is set in a futuristic dragon-Earth, rather than the more traditional medieval historical setting.
The societal structure: the obscenely huge ruling Overlords, smaller subject dragons, ‘unauthorised’ hatchlings and so on was also intriguing and I look forward to finding out more about how the world works in future installments of this series.
The story itself was action-packed with some surprising twists along the way, and I had to read in one sitting because I needed to know what was going to happen next.
This is the first of what I hope will be a long-running series of book review posts :-) To get things started, I just finished reading Dan Wells's brand new book in the John Wayne Cleaver series, Nothing Left to Lose. The short version of my review is this: If you enjoyed the previous books, you won't be disappointed. It's definitely better than the first two books of the second trilogy. Read … [Read More...] about Nothing Left to Lose by Dan Wells