Stranger King

· EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
3.5
11 reviews
Ebook
156
Pages
Eligible

About this ebook

They came. They conquered. We few survived.

Lena Greenwood is known as a "Daywalker", a select type of mercenary who has adapted to working in the deadly radiation of post-war British Columbia. When her city is invaded by the Mokai, a hostile alien race, she and her company escape into the Canadian Rockies. Her last hope is to survive the harsh realities of a shattered world while the rest of humanity is culled or enslaved.

Thegn, a Mokai priest and a representative of the interspecies council who sanctions the Mokai, is captured and held hostage by a still free group of humans hiding in the Canadian Rockies. It is his task to document and study the human species who he believes is sentient and worth protecting. When his interactions with the humans bring to light similarities Thegn must face the reality that to save those he learns to love he may have to go against everything he once believed.

Stranger King is a story of love and conquest, of the patterns that immerge through the passions of love and war. It is the story of survival.

3.5
11 reviews
A Google user
Really not much to say about this one. Sorry. I didn't enjoy it but I didn't actively hate it either. I had zero emotional connection to the characters and the climactic scenes ultimately left me feeling completely unsatisfied. Best things about this novel: fast paced and mercifully short.
A Google user
A moving, emotional and action packed story of love between different races in a time of war.
A Google user
Interesting book and I enjoyed it. Not quite what I normally read but was definitely worth it. I don't do spoilers but would recommend you read this especially if you are a bit of a scifi reader or ...

About the author

Nadia Hutton is a social service worker, science fiction writer, and playwright. Her debut play Liar premiered to a sold out run at the Theatre on King in Peterborough, Ontario. She has also been published in Good Mourning Media's anthology No Place For Us. She currently lives in Waterloo where she juggles her many paid and volunteer social service gigs.

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