So why did he have to fall in love with a woman living a different version of reality, upset a murderous tyrant and then run out of places to hide?
Now all he has to do is face his inner demons, rescue everything he holds dear and save the world, or die trying.
Oh yes, and he's an abject coward.
Great. No pressure then.
Written in British English with a little light swearing.
Suggested cinema rating: PG
This is the box set version of a completed science fiction series.
INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR
Q - Who would like this book?
A - It’s a total mash up but basically, if you like to laugh and enjoy a humor or humour fantasy series or a British comedy story, you should enjoy this book. Like any good sci fi book, this story has plenty of fast-paced adventure and action too, with thrills and spills and cliffhangers. If you like big characters and parallel worlds, this epic science fiction novel contains plenty: our humorous male lead, The Pan of Hamgee, is a funny hero and Ruth the female lead is a strong heroine who should appeal if you like a strong woman character in your stories. She appears less in the first book but comes into her own as the series progresses. If you like coming of age sci-fi, young adult alien stories, if you enjoy an alien world adventure or good teen science fiction or just want a British comedy story with heart, a strong heroine and a funny hero you should like this book.
Q - What’s so special about The K’Barthan Series?
A - It's fun and it’s unique. I wrote it for me. I wanted a book with a strong heroine who is a humorous as well as brave female lead. I wanted witty characters and an epic fantasy hero who was also a humorous hero. I wanted a book that provided fast-paced adventure with plenty of action and cliffhanger moments - an alien world adventure with bizarre alien species, technology, believable characters, funny comedy moments, light-hearted British humour and bits of all the different genres I like. That's why it's scifi but humor and a fantasy series too, an epic science fiction fantasy novel with shades of a ya action series too.
The humorous science fiction fantasy series features a devilish baddie and the inhabitants of K’Barth are definitely galactic-style different. From Big Merv - the orange and slightly clammy Swamp Thing - to the small, red, furry resistance leader who will kill you if you call him cute the K’Barthan population has variety so if you like alien races and species this book should appeal.
Like all good sci fi books or fantasy novels, this series is an epic cliffhanger battle between good and evil played out over four books. There might be some more K'Barthan stories at some stage, but this one is complete.
Q – Do you have a target reader?
A – Officially it’s young adults and teenagers. Now that it’s complete the series is certainly proving popular with teens and young adults and I had my teenage nephew in mind when I wrote them. However, I firmly believe that all the best books for teenagers appeal equally to their parents, so I also wrote it for me. Thus far – if the people who contact me are anything to go by – it appeals to a certain type of person across the board. The oldest fan of the series I know of is in his 90s and the youngest is 10.
Q – Thanks for giving our readers a look inside The K'Barthan Series.
A – Thank you!