Hey folks. If you have seen some of my reviews on here, they seem to have a lean towards my friend Becca J Campbell. Click on her name to go to her blog.
It is no secret that I am a fan of her fiction. She writes very interesting characters who don’t kill everyone like most of my characters seem to do. She has some stories that push the limits of reality like Foreign Identity. (That link goes to my review). Her current story is no different, it pushes reality in a cool almost-the-future-but-not-quite, human-interest, love-story, adventure way.
I wrote a review of her last short story Not the Norm (again click for the link), and said that it needed more to the story and more to the world.
Well, now there is. Unmasked Alloy is the next installment is what I am perceiving as a serial fiction series. Much in the “feel” of old time radio, this story gives you a sense of a self contained episode in the greater overall story.
Now, before I go any further, I have to pacify the governmental types, I received an advanced copy of this book to review, at no charge. I am sure that she would prefer a positive review (it is) but it will be honest at any rate.
So, Unmasked Alloy is a story set in the world created in Not the Norm. It is months later, and leaves me wondering not only what is going to happen moving forward, but what has happened to this point.
There are new characters who can play with fire and another who really could be part cyborg, think Terminator 2. This story, while not long, does not want for lack of action. It hits right off and keeps going until the end when you want to say, “What?!?! That’s it??!?!” Yes, I was not excited to get to the “Tweet that you finished this book” page on my kindle.
So, in conclusion, do yourself a favor and get in on this series. Not the Norm is at Amazon and Goodreads, with those links, and the new one, Unmasked Alloy, is on Amazon and Goodreads with those links.