The road to reviewing indie books continues and so here are some of my recent reads, all of which I recommend!
‘A Stranger From the Storm’ by William Burton McCormick
‘Brilliant fun – a historical mystery with plenty of atmosphere‘
‘Witch in the Lighthouse’ by Azalea Forrest
‘A quaint and fun magical tale…‘
‘The View From Here’ by Leon Stevens
‘An exploration themed sci-fi novella not of this world…‘
‘The Caverns’ by Olen Crowe
In The Caverns an ancient evil lurks…
‘Red on White’ by J.P Biddlecome
‘The Wolves came, rising from the waves…’
And so that wraps up another edition of Awesome Recommended Indie Reads. Keep reading and keep reviewing!
An exploration themed sci-fi novella not of this world…
Leon Stevens combines a unique mix of adventure, exploration and sci-fi in this intriguing novella that see’s a pair of hikers find their way into another world. At the heart of the story is a problem-solving theme that runs alongside adventure.
From figuring out how high a cliff is to deciphering alien language and maps, this world they explore becomes more intriguing as the story unfolds. The premise is original and full of mystery throughout where most chapters finish with a moment where readers will want to keep reading. A seemingly deserted place creates intrigue and even a sense of eerie atmosphere that kept me interested throughout. I would have liked to have seen a little more from both characters in terms of character depth but their chemistry together works well to tell their tale of exploration and fun.