Epic Worlds 2.0 Book Giveaway The books in this giveaway are completely different from our first Epic Worlds Giveaway. Please click an image below to download that book: When troubled and timeless Dorian Gray mysteriously survives being eaten alive, he is given a second chance at life and vows to change his ways. Now, with the werewolf inside him killing again, time is running out to save himself and his loved ones. He must flee England and enlists with the Royal Navy. Will his ship carry him to a new life? Or will war and disaster strike before the next full moon? For over one hundred years the Civic Order and the Alchemic Order have held a shaky truce, peppered by violence and mistrust. But when Koa, a Civilian-born insurgency, bombs an Alchemist summit, the truce is shattered. Now, Koa is rising. War is coming. And all sixteen-year-old Zeika Anon can do is keep moving as she watches the lords of alchemy slowly overtake her home. Four centuries have passed since the end of the alien invasion that almost destroyed humanity. The surviving races, human and alien, now live in peace as allies. But when a terrifying new enemy cuts a path of destruction through the Alliance, there seems little hope of resistance. The situation is desperate, and desperate measures are required. With reluctance, they agree to resurrect a hero from the past, Colonel Mitch Taylor. A mortally wounded man held in suspended animation since the end of the last war. A man who may hold the only key to their survival. For five hundred years the Gods have united the Three Nations in harmony. Now that balance has been shattered, and chaos threatens. A town burns and flames light the night sky. Hunted and alone, seventeen year old Eric flees through the wreckage. The mob grows closer, baying for the blood of their tormentor. Guilt weighs on his soul, but he cannot stop, cannot turn back. If he stops, they die. For two years he has carried this curse, bringing death and destruction wherever he goes. But now there is another searching for him – one who offers salvation. His name is Alastair and he knows the true nature of the curse. Magic. How do you defend yourself from a murder frame-up if noise and loud expression are outlawed? In this post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller, mild-mannered doctor-to-be Eric flees the dark groups that control the quiet society, until he strikes back. This is Episode One in a four-episode season. When Lillian finds herself facing off against vampires and other mythological impossibilities, help comes from an unlikely source—the stone gargoyle who has been sleeping in her garden for the last twelve years. A killer stalks the streets of a dystopian Tokyo on the brink. Now the blowback threatens to topple a ruthless yakuza boss, his conflicted enforcer, and the detective willing to risk her life to take them down. Tokyo Noir features complex characters and fast-paced action for a binge-worthy crime thriller with depth. The epic setting of Game of Thrones meets the humor and romance of Pirates of the Caribbean in this prequel to the Uncommon World series—perfect for Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir fans! A dragon. An awkward college student. A broken immortal warrior willing to die to protect her… enter the explosive, genre-bending world of Fate – Fire – Shifter – Dragon with “Games of Fate”. The ‘house rat’ survivors set out to join Sundown’s Commando on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Sargent Nulla and his group find that the trek to sanctuary is not as safe as they’d hoped. The teenagers, forced to defend their friends, show maturity beyond their years. Confronted with annihilation they react with a ferocious brutality of their own. But the city dwellers have no time to settle, their dream sanctuary is shattered when disaster strikes the commando. An epic fantasy by multi-genre author Tristan Vick. If you enjoy the Shannara Chronicles by Terry Brooks, you’ll love Valandra! Arianna De Amato witnessed her master’s death at the hands of the diabolical wraith knight Ashram. Seeking revenge, Arianna hunts down those responsible for her master’s death. But upon confronting Ashram she realizes he’s just the first in a series of even greater evils she must face. Three shots of science fiction to get you through the day. Nate has a talent for space combat after hundreds of victories in the Star Crusader videogame simulation. His skills are unique, enough to gain him a rare privilege. The chance to join five other Alliance cadets and escape the dull routine of the classroom. He never expected he would have to fight for real. It was clear to Lance that his father hated him. Why else would he leave everything to Hank, except for that coin? You know, the one with some dude’s head on it, the ancient Euro or whatever it was. Except it wasn’t a Euro according to the pawnbroker. Turns out, it’s an old Imperial Coin from the days of the Great Emperor, and it might be worth a whole lot of dough on the other side of the galaxy, if Lance could somehow manage to take it there. But, how does a guy, who owes the hospital a lifetime’s worth of earnings, manage to travel across the stars? Turns out, he can do it for free. Not only that, but he can get three squares a day, an apartment complete with roommates, and two sets of clothes, albeit in spandex. It’s like prison, but with benefits. It’s SpaceForce. During a time of strife, Megildur must traverse Aerynth to rescue his sister and fulfill a destiny ordained by the All-Father. Finding Shadowbane, the mighty but cursed sword, will be challenging enough for this young Aelfborn. In a world torn apart by treachery and conflict, it is every being, or creature, for themselves. Aerynth exists within a shroud of betrayal and deceit for over 100 years. In this realm of chaos, Megildur finds help from an unlikely pair…a sneaky Shade and a nomadic Nephilim. Can this unique trio bring peace and order to Aerynth, or fall prey to the Terror of Terrors? Fourteen-year-old Joss Morgan loves a good prank, but the joke’s on him when he discovers he has superpowers. The Mockers are coming for Joss, and they’ll use any means necessary to force him into a life of crime. When the Mockers show up at his house, and Joss is out of time. He sets up a desperate, high-stakes prank to save his family. If he fails, he won’t end up in the principal’s office. He’ll be six feet under. Against all odds, Rex escapes from an Elimination prison and joins Retaliation, a rebel group consisting of humans with abilities in hypnotism, memory reading and telepathy. Unfortunately, this place turns out a bit different from the sanctuary he dreams about. Half of the rebels are hardened criminals, and the rest are merely children, kids brainwashed into hating and killing any non-breakers. 7 billion zombies. 1 man. When the zombie apocalypse hits America, not a soul is left alive. Except Amo. He’s a comic book artist. He’s a video game world builder. He’s just a regular guy living in New York city, with only his wits, creativity and basic decency to guide him. He’s alone against 7 billion zombies. Will he survive? An anthology of science fiction and fantasy works by authors eligible for the 2017 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is presented annually at WorldCon to an outstanding author whose first professional work of science fiction or fantasy was published within the previous two years. This anthology includes over 75 authors and nearly 400,000 words of fiction. A resource of amazing new writers for both Hugo Award voters and those interested in seeing the brightest new lights of fantasy and science fiction. Assassins threaten the stability of the government of the kingdom of Tar Ebon and its up to a group of super-powered heroes to stop them. Earth has been a scarred ruin for three decades, its scattered people struggling to endure amid the poisoned and radioactive wreckage of the final war between its despotic Superpower. Darius Cain is the leader of the Black Eagles, the most renowned of all the Companies. A military genius, he has led his undefeated warriors from victory to victory. The Eagles command the highest rates of any of the Companies, and leaders bankrupt worlds to pay their price. But amid the ruins of Earth and on planets all across occupied space there are signs of a greater darkness, a force working in the shadows, waiting for the right moment to strike, to launch a final war to reduce all mankind to slavery. As Cain slowly uncovers the truth, he must forge an alliance among old enemies, the other Companies his men have fought for years…and the twin brother he hasn’t seen in a decade. The Crimson Worlds are about to explode into a war that may be mankind’s last. A young prince, sick of magical duels, returns to his father’s court determined to achieve high status when a fatal misstep threatens a war that will affect not just the humans, but the dragons, angels and other magical beings. For many years Akielas traveled the world of Odealeous in search of the masked apprentices that betrayed him. When he finally found them and learned of their malice plot, he was overwhelmed with guilt and remorse of his past. He was willing to do whatever it took to stop them from using the remnants of the dragon gods. His apprentices already got their hands on one of the cosmo remnants and Akielas feared what they would do if they found all four. However, fate has linked the Specters to Akielas’ allies throughout the world. His allies, scarred by the catastrophe of the Specter swear to rid the world of the masked ghouls. The strongest warrior mages assembled from different countries and joined Akielas. With swordplay, elemental and summoning magic, they pledged to defeat the Specters and unlock mysteries and magic that had been hidden and forgotten. In this unique collection, discover diverse tales, laden with shades of mystery. Come into a dark, strange world, a hyper-reality where nearly everything is firmly rooted in the familiar—except for some quirky detail that twists the yarn, and takes it for a spin in an unexpected direction. So prepare yourself: keep the lights on. A chip-enhanced detective stumbles onto a conspiracy to depopulate the earth and return it to an Eden-like state. But can he convince his physician girlfriend the mindchip isn’t defective? Imagine if Asia, Australia, Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean vanish with the wrong turn of a key! As a silver blood soldier, it is Roy’s mission to stop that from happening. As the alpha of a werefox clan, Mori uses all of her skills to help her husband prevent the catastrophe to both Earth and the paranormal worlds.Together, they tread the dangerous water, fighting the most notorious supernatural forces from the multiverse and the magical land. Every day, Daniel Schroeder breaks his father’s heart. The two of them have always been close, which makes it all the more difficult to break the daily news: the last five years were nothing like Big Dan remembers. They’re both professionals in the recreational memory field, and Daniel has guided thousands of clients safely through hour-long virtual adventures. So why can’t he lead his father out of the persistent false memory that’s ruining their lives? Meet the Treasure Hunters, the Horse Lords, and the Blended Ones in this coming of age adventure. A gifted mind that can see what others can’t, or a delusional girl lost to facts and figures? Jyra, a half-kin with a knack for quantum theory walks the line between what is real, and what just might not be discovered yet. Along with her friend Andi – who may or may not be from an entirely different reality, Jyra must unlock one of the oldest puzzles of the universe before a dark force beats her to it. A fantasy paranormal romance with dystopian elements for adults. Kaitlau—a nymph—traverses the pain of child sexual abuse while Pietah—a rebel—deals with the death of his partner, his coupling. As they fight against the misogynist theocracy and overthrow the king, Kaitlau and Pietah find they are really seeking something other than revenge. A good witch and a kleptomaniac princess meet a beast in the woods who does NOT like people stealing his roses. Angel Hill is not a place to be taken lightly. For many, it’s the sort of town you escape from, not one you move into. And those who do often find the ghosts of their past have a way of following them. When Todd Morgan finally moved out on his own, the last thing he expected was the feeling of isolation that came with breaking his leg in a new town, far from his home. That feeling only got worse when the man in the window showed up, a small somehow familiar man who did nothing, just stood there and stared at him. The worst part is Todd’s the only one who can see him. But this is no imaginary playmate. The man in the window brings with him memories Todd buried years ago, and once they’ve woken, he’ll have to make a trip back home to revisit the worst day of his life. David Reed is struggling. He’s working two jobs to make ends meet, trying not to resent the fact his wife makes so much more than he does, and to top it all off, he’s just totaled his car after swerving to avoid hitting a very large animal in the middle of the road. His wife and friends think it was a bear, but David suspects the thing’s origins might not be so simple, and that it might be connected with the traveling carnival that’s recently come to town. He thinks he just needs to hold out until the end of the week when the carnival moves on, but that might be easier said than done; every night, he senses the thing outside, getting closer and closer. He fears soon he’ll hear its claws scratching at the back door, trying to get in. In seventeen year old Dakota Kekoa’s line of work, a job can go bad in a split second. And when a job goes bad, people die. Suspended from working as a tax collector in her draconic family’s protection racket, Dakota is assigned a secret mission from her grandfather. A foreign queen has offered a grave insult to Dakota’s grandfather by running a vampire dinner cruise off the coast of the Mabiian Islands, and his retribution must be swift. Yet, when Dakota infiltrates the ship ‘Crimson Sunset’, nothing is at it seems. In a split second, not only is Dakota in deathly peril, all of New Anglo is on the road to war. Five students. One secret. The birth of a dark revolution. On a private aircraft carrying Jenn Ansel and four of her high-school classmates, something goes terribly wrong. Instead of returning to their privileged lives in the elite enclave of Buckhead, the plane lands in the heart of divided, violent, Atlanta. And that is exactly what one of them wants. The debts of the past are coming due, but one person’s revenge is another’s opportunity… Come bear witness to the RISE OF ORDER. When a routine inspection goes awry, Dylan is left unleashed and alone. Afraid he’ll become prey for the King’s Hounds, he struggles to make his way back to the only safety he’s ever known. Or is it? The world of mermaids as you’ve never seen it before. “There’s a reason why all Soul Guides are afraid of the dark.” Sybil’s been chosen as the newest Soul Guide. But with such responsibility comes much danger and she is being hunted. Hunted by creatures that lurk in the dark. With the help of Bertram, the old Caretaker and Alec her Guardian can she make it to the Veil before the Master and the Mephisto get to her first? Start reading here to find out. Holmes investigates death of a prostitute, who is murdered just hours before she is set to marry a sailor and escape her poverty. A study in terror and the force of madness in the world of poverty. Two MIT scientists, Dr. Rhett “Jack” Jackson and Dr. Kamala Anjali, successfully clone the first dragon that has been seen since the 15th century. The yakuza steal it and plan to clone one of their own, so the race is on through the streets of Tokyo to rescue their dragon. In this prequel novella to the Vyyda series, it’s a race against time for Jack Busby—an unwilling translator for a criminal organization. He has just over sixteen hours to escape their clutches and begin his life anew elsewhere in settled space before his involvement in a scheme to steal from his employers and fund a getaway is revealed. Getting away from the planet where he serves the interests of a vicious group known as Dirty Water will not be easy: they monitor their workers closely. A mix of ingenuity, desperation and luck are the recipe he’ll need to gain his freedom. Grudge-wielding assassins. Body-snatching demons. Portal-opening crystals. These are tales only a mage could tell . . . if he lives long enough. Worlds Away is the adventurous story of a young woman (Paris) who was homeless until she was abducted by an Alien Commander who wanted her as his mate! But things didn’t go as planned and while they were nowhere near the alien home world, another species attacked them. What will Paris do? Does she help the hot alien commander who abducted her? Or does she seek help from the aliens who shot them down? Not all is as it seems. But this resilient human proves to herself how strong she really is. Helena has declared war against the angelic host. With one archangel left to kill, she gambles with her soul to pull off the kind of bluff that even Satan might fall for. If she loses, the devil takes it all. Sophy is not looking for a talisman, she is a talisman! Snatched from our world, Sophy lands in Argenterra but beneath the beauty lies danger… DAVE! is a science fiction comedy that features fast-paced action, pie-throwing clowns, nudists, and lots and lots of aliens. Equal parts Hitchhiker’s Guide and Coen Brothers, this series will have you laughing your way through the apocalypse! Adi is an ordinary student with an extraordinary talent. All around her, she sees wild animals—monkeys on people’s shoulders, tigers walking by their sides. When her visions turn into terrifying nightmares, Adi fears for her sanity. Honi is a young Mekui’te Native American, studying law to help his people. He has long ago come to terms with his gift. When he meets Adi, he’s drawn to her against his will. He knows his purpose in life and has no time for a skinny German girl with bad dress sense. But when he witnesses the damage her visions cause, he knows that without his help, she won’t survive the next few weeks. Can the two head-strong individuals stop fighting long enough to save each other? Or will Honi suffer the same fate Adi is headed for? A riveting fantasy adventure! Follow Ella and Rathan as they fight to survive man and beast to fulfill a sacred quest. Daughter Of A Seer, Chosen By A Goddess When strangers knock on Fraya’s door in the middle of a stormy night, her life is changed forever. The man is a bard, a warrior, and a follower of the Old Ways. The woman is a seer, heavily pregnant with a child so blessed by the goddess, they are forced to flee for their lives from the immortals. As they tell her things about herself that they cannot know, Fraya fears the divine hand moving in her life. Does she have the courage to do what they ask and protect their unborn child from Baelthrom and his horde? When the enemy attacks her home, she realises everything the seer has told her is true, and that the life of the child and the fate of the world is in her hands. Kelsey Jackson Diviner is a shaman–a walker between worlds, a healer and protector. But when she witnesses a gruesome attack on one of her own, she must become a hunter and track down the monster responsible for disturbing the delicate balance between the human and spirit worlds. In trying to navigate her day job as a therapist and help pain-in-the-ass ghosts cross over by night, Kelsey draws the attention of a clandestine paranormal society and a mysterious man who calls himself the black dagger god. Astrid assumed all dragons should be killed – until she met one that changed her mind. A beautiful new edition of every conan story published in Robert E. Howard’s lifetime. The galactic assassin is stuck on the world that has not evolved from middle ages… In a world where collective hives are enslaving the population and individuals have been hunted to the verge of extinction, Maggie Harper, and independent 21st Century woman, must find the strength to preserve the freedom of the future, but without the aid of her memories. After Cindy’s husband admits a painful secret, she discovers a satisfying way to make her presence known. Although it is mostly out of her control, she uses it to its full advantage, almost as good as having X-Ray vision! The first vampire rises from the Underworld, scorned by the gods, she is the ultimate downfall of the Lost City of Atlantis. For hundreds of years, the flame-wielding Embers have been the last line of defense against the nightmare creatures from the World Apart, but the attacks are getting worse. Kole Reyna guards Last Lake from the terrors of the night, but he fears for his people’s future. Two heroes are on the lam. Richard Earlrose is forced to flee to the Elf Kingdom in utter secrecy with the intention to further his sorcery training with Lord Yu’s help. While he trains to master sorcery in order to defeat his cousin Leilandy Aethinford that usurped his rightful throne, Spaulding is on a secret mission as well. Tortured and isolated in the eastern territories for 5 years, the elf that committed an unthinkable capital crime has set off to locate something from an ancient scroll he destroyed during his imprisonment for an unknown purpose. The ever deceitful Lord Froylan must choose where his true loyalty stands and form an unlikely alliance in order to settle the score and locate a new king for his nation before it’s too late. Furtive meetings in an underground chamber … Latin words carved into a stone wall … intense desire … and a secret so elusive she’ll do almost anything to bust it open. Until now, Frankie never believed in grand passions—but that’s not the only one of her beliefs about to implode right before her eyes. A new adult paranormal romance series. Eden has been erased and must learn to survive in a dystopian outpost run by an evil but sexy overlord. Johanna sees the past when she touches anything made of wood. A basket made of twigs tells her that an attack on the port city of Saardam is imminent. As daughter of a rich merchant, she belongs to a class where it is forbidden to speak of magic, she can’t warn anyone. Worse, it seems that the attack is in response to something done by the royal family. Can a demon rise above her nature to become a hero? Lizzy is a succubus and her specialty is seduction. She’s assigned to bring the most powerful sorcerer in the empire to heel and it will take all her skill to get the job done, assuming she doesn’t fall in love with him first. A synthetic who survives the extinction of mankind carries a secret that could change the world. Adventure and romance set in mythical Norway just before the dawn of the Bronze Age. Dark sorcerers are hunting the elves to extinction. With her home destroyed and her remaining people in danger of annihilation a young woodland elf is taken captive by savage Norse raiders. She has been told that without her, there may be no hope for her people. But how can a slave girl fight demons, another group of dangerous raiders and protect the small group of elf children entrusted to her? She must also find a way to resist the surprising kindness with which she is treated, cope with her dangerously attractive slave master and tame her own rebellious heart, because she has been told that she will have to give up everything, including all that she loves. When Meira wakes up as a raccoon, her mom chases her out with a broom. She’s a Changeling, like hundreds of other junior high kids who have mysteriously turned into animals all around the world. Controversy is storming over the Midwest Animal Labs in Seraphim, Meira’s hometown, that the right-wing government of the Constitutional States of America says is a front for ecoterrorism and must be shut down. The whole operation is a powder keg, and all it’s going to take to explode is one raccoon doing what raccoons do best: getting into stuff and tearing it all to pieces. The Prophecy begins! One Archangel will hide! One Archangels die! Only one Archangel will survive…… After a soul-shattering encounter with a serial killer, and over the course of 5 books, Robin Wakefield goes from ordinary to superhero. Prince Cory inherits his grandfather’s enchanted sword, his world of warriors and magic, his role as the general and the war he could never end. Swords and sorcery with the pace and excitement of a thriller. YA Robot cyberpunk Dystopia. Divergent meets iRobot. Meet Thirty, a main male character of the book EXOTIQA. In this prequel, the reader will understand how Thirty was created and hw is relationship with Maci began. In a broken future of genetic corruption, CHLOE DARK’S closest friend vanishes, when no one can help she vows to save her friend on her own. But it doesn’t take long for Chloe to become a target herself and, tested to breaking point, she finds the courage to ask WHO ARE THE REAL MONSTERS? In the aftermath of a battle a ship drifts helplessly in space. Is the strange new warship they were fighting still out there? Will it come back for them? Commander Johnson faces a desperate race to get her destroyer back into action and save her crew. A young alien girl, tortured by a society that hates her, finds solace in a kindly stranger who leads her on the path to revolution. A space drifter lands a dream job to fly the fleet’s premier cruiser but soon has to face challenges that he could not imagine even existed. Isabelle must master her rocky magic to land a place in the advanced magic class and save her parents from a deadly threat. Kyle, while diving off the coast of Cocos Island with his girlfriend Jenny, discovers a large cache of treasure, thought to be part of the famous Lost Treasure of Lima. However, his boat is subsequently stolen and Jenny abducted by a Colombian Cartel. Can Kyle put together a team to rescue Jenny and retrieve the treasure? Be part of the adventure as the story initially takes you back to 1820 when the treasure was stolen. Underwater scenes and travels through the lush flora of Cocos Island, as well as the mountains of Colombia, will take you on a journey packed with action and suspense. A mysterious sickness is killing stories. How will Sheriff Indigo Shuttlecock defend them? You can’t trust wizards, and Duzayan is a stellar warning against the breed. He took Tarsha. He poisoned me. And he gave me to Tanris. He shouldn’t have done that… America is a weak and struggling shadow of its former self: where there were once fifty states there are now just fifty cities; where resources were once plentiful they are now scarce and doled out in rations; and where democracy once flourished there is now only the Company, the sole remaining power—because they control the drug that keeps the Virus at bay. Leanne, one of the few survivors of the Virus but now orphaned and missing a leg, must rely on the help of Alex Santiago, the one person she still knows, the one person who can help her avoid being conscripted by the military, and the one person who swore he’d come back to save her. . . . Just when Raven decides to give up on her life as an assassin, she’s pulled right back in. A steampunk fantasy set in an Alternate universe. A short, romantic suspense with an otherworldly twist. Kennedy Sinclair is given a pair of simple sunglasses. Or so she thinks. Within twenty-four hours, she discovers they are far from simple or normal. The lenses open a door to the dark side of her personality and a serial killer, who turns his focus on her. Can she outwit, outrun a murderer? And if she survives the night, does she have the strength to become the person destiny has created for her? Surviving the apocalypse is only the beginning. In a world where nothing grows, and every other human she meets is a possible danger, Charlie’s once normal life has become one of monotony and caution. What is the price of kingship? Prince Soren flees, framed for killing the queen. He’ll need magic, the help of dragons, and luck to succeed. Can he restore peace, and is he worthy of the throne? Discover an epic, coming-of-age fantasy described as “Game of Thrones for teenagers”. If you liked The Lord of the Rings, The Inheritance Cycle, or The Books of Pellinor, then you’ll love the Books of Caledan series. In Opportunity Calls, the first title in the series Chinavare’s Find, Random Arthur Hause, a history teacher/baseball coach trades in his teaching career and sets out on a quest to do something that matters before life passes him by. The road to Hell may be paved with good intentions, but Random soon finds himself following a road that someone else has built, where everything happens for a reason and even his dreams are not his own. As he travels, Random builds an odd collection of friends, including an indentured servant named Cynthia Han. Together, Random and Cynthia save the colony of New Beijing. What do you do when you discover that you have taken on the role of the blue touch paper, the trigger of a massive upheaval in the world order? It is the end of days, the Apocalypse of Revelations has begun and terrorists have taken out the super powers cleansing the planet of the ‘disease of civilisation’. Small bands of survivors are forced to confront the horrors of a psychopathic enemy. They fight back the only way they can – with sudden and savage violence. Sundown, under the mentorship of an ex IRA commander and a retired Vietnam war CIA operative, struggles with his own demons as he guides a determined band of civilians to defeat their enemy and to survive the harshness of the Australian desert. If you enjoyed Devon C Ford’s ‘After it Happened’ series then this is the series for you-hard-hitting, fast-paced adventure without the fluff. It is the end of days, the Apocalypse of Revelations has begun and terrorists have taken out the super powers cleansing the planet of the ‘disease of civilisation’. Small bands of survivors are forced to confront the horrors of a psychopathic enemy. They fight back the only way they can – with sudden and savage violence. Sundown, under the mentorship of an ex IRA commander and a retired Vietnam war CIA operative, struggles with his own demons as he guides a determined band of civilians to defeat their enemy and to survive the harshness of the Australian desert. If you enjoyed Devon C Ford’s ‘After it Happened’ series then this is the series for you-hard-hitting, fast-paced adventure without the fluff.