New Age Lamians, is my second piece published. It is the first of a post apocalypse trilogy. I hope to have the second in this series released in the fall of 2017.
Young Jackson Bellony is scarcely a man when a rain of lightning heralds the end of the world. The Company is just a mysterious group that drops care packages into his village and harnesses the technology that others lack.
Soon an enigmatic drifter wanders into Jackson’s village and warns that The Company isn’t to be trusted. But before any decisions can be made, Jackson is taken away by The Company, after being told he has what it takes to be a super-warrior.
The enemy, they say, is the Lamia: a creature that’s half woman, half snake. The apocalyptic storm killed much of mankind but awoke the Lamia, which now endangers those who weren’t killed by the century of destruction. It’s a monster, and The Company needs Jackson and his superior comrades to defeat it.
But, is Jackson really the one who can save the world?
Author Didi Oviatt presents an adrenaline-fueled, young adult sci-fi thriller in New Age Lamians, a novel that will consume your attention. It’s full of intrigue, heartache, war, love, and adventure, a combination that will keep young men and women reading through to its climactic conclusion.
My favorite review:
This is NOT your typical post apocalyptic dystopian novella. This one was actually GOOD! I found New Age Lamians intriguing and smart. There was a good culmination of fast paced action and vivid descriptions that keep the reader interested.
The character development was a bit iffy for me. I had a hard time getting a grasp on Jackson, and who he actually was at his core. Sometimes his dialogue and actions were counter intuitive and felt scripted – however, this is something I may see quickly resolved in the 2nd or 3rd part of the trilogy.
The pacing didn’t bother me like it did other reviewers. Instead, I basked in the sharply worded prose and thrilling story as it unfolded in varying speeds.
Didi Oviatt did a fantastic job crafting a novella that seemed to slip away much too fast. I can’t wait to read the rest of this trilogy!