Reading this initial novel for young adults by Australian author Calvin Gomes gives notice that there may be a successful new young adult fantasy series on the horizon...The quality of Gomes' writing is as crystalline clear as the finest engineering renderings...For lovers of young adult fantasy this book rates very high on the scale of competitors. Calvin Gomes likely has a major secondary career in the making.
An Amazon "Top 50 reviewer" and recipient of their "Hall of Fame" awards has posted a 5-star review of Salvation of Cronia: Legend of the Orbis. This is a great honour. Below is an excerpt of what he had to say:
Read his full review on Amazon (warning, in showcasing my writing style, the review includes a spoiler).
A merry Christmas to everyone.
You may find this light display inspiring. I was blown away by the imagination of their work. Check out the link for the video shows (the lights go to the music).
Watch the new How to Train your Dragon trailer. It looks awesome. http://ow.ly/s0dfX
Watch an amazing short video simulating a great 20th century photo - Earth-rise. http://ow.ly/s0cEQ
Here is a list of Goodreads 2013 Choice Award in Fantasy.
The Legend of the Orbis is now on Amazon.com for a limited low price of $0.99. This offer will only last until 28 December 2013.
Hurry! Get your copy of this engaging tale of great adventure with unlikely heroes being thrust together, exposed to great danger, having to complete a quest to find a power that may be the only means of saving their world.
Book 1 of the series is now available for purchase as an eBook on Smashwords. The book has a word count of around 91,000 words.
Three thousand years of peace is broken by an attack from an evil force that spreads through the land. A group of survivors are forced on a perilous quest, facing an army of darkness, ferocious creatures and even nature itself, to find a legendary power that may be their only hope to save their world. But danger also lurks from within. They must learn to band together to prevent the reign of pure evil.
Get your copy of the book, which is available in multiple formats such as Kindle, Epub, pdf and plain text.