A riveting and suspenseful page-turner. the release of Au79 sees Dickason's series go from strength to strength!
Endohumans are not destined for love. It is against the Ancient Rules. Eighteen-year-old Adam Vanolf is about to be one of the last known Endohumans left on Earth as his dying grandfather rushes to complete his training. These superhuman hybrids descended from the ancient Greeks and Romans live concealed among us, sworn to protect mankind and safeguard an almost forgotten secret that is rooted back to the creation of man and the universe. Alas, the life and path an Endohuman must follow is lonely and dangerous, especially for a teenager trying to unravel the mystery that his ancestry hides. Gods? Vampires? Werewolves? Fallen Angels? Or just the creation of an unstable mind? An ancient evil is awakening and even though he doesn't know it, the world needs Adam now more than ever. Yet Adam also needs love, so when he meets Evie, the girl of his dreams, a difficult choice must be made...
Shrewdly circumnavigating a surge in more pedestrian Paranormal Romance fiction, ENDOHUMAN: Love Vs Duty, proves a refreshingly original debut from author Nick Dream. An exciting blend of romance, action and the paranormal that eschews well-worn clichés, it is clever in concept and delivered with unabashed flair. Embracing all the drama and intrigue expected of paranormal fiction, Dream weaves a deft and multi-layered plot that enthrals the imagination. His characters are deftly drawn, substantive and vivid as he steers away from stoic stereotypes whilst dialogue is well nuanced and always feels authentic in tone and tenor. Yes, you will find favoured tropes from the genre but Dream keeps them fresh by adding his own twists. The genre is littered with lacklustre imaginings, but Dream has a way of writing that is wholly immersive though it's in characterization that he really sets himself apart. For any series is carried by its protagonists and in Adam Vanolf and Evie he has hit a home run.
A genuine page turner of a debut that's up there with the best in Paranormal Romance ENDOHUMAN: Love Vs Duty is highly recommended.
Nick was born in London but now lives in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from Lancaster University in the UK with a BA in Accounting and Finance with a focus on banking and financial services.
Despite being an accountant, in his free time he loves reading, watching science fiction movies, spending quality time with his family as well as writing poetry, short science fiction stories and children's books.
In March 2014 he was admitted as a Member of Torr, one of the world's most selective high IQ societies. Torr is a modern micro social network intended to stimulate original ideas, awaken and develop talent throughout the world, provide fellowship, and ensure a better appreciation of the arts and sciences.
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