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Internet Book Reviews: City of the Gods: Forgotten

James Walker sent me his review of the book and I'm posting it here for him as he doesn't have a Reader account... "City of the Gods: Forgotten From the first, page CotG: Forgotten is packed with action, intrigue, and romance. In the course of this adventure, you will meet gods, heroes, and fantastic beasts from several different mythologies. Each character is written smartly and entertainingly, with personality quirks that set them apart from the standard run of the mill fantasy paradigms. OK, that is it for the standard literary bally-hoo. Let us get to the meat of the matter: Is it fun to read? I can say without reservation that I had a blast reading this book, though it is a long one, its chock full of good writing, great action, and constantly twisting plot complications. The illustrations set the atmosphere of the world; using a combination of old world fine art and new age fantasy art. Recommending this to fans of mythology, fantasy, and good action and adventure stories is required, not just desired. Do not get me wrong, this is not great literature. Cervantes will not have to worry about his station in the pantheon of great literary writers. Shakespear need not watch his backsides. I would think, however, that Stephen King and Piers Anthony might have to take care to avoid direct confrontation with these two story smiths. If you like good fantasy, if you are a fan of Lord of the Rings or Xanth or Andre Norton, you should definitely check out City of the Gods: Forgotten. I personally think you will be left wishing you had the sequel to start on right away, instead of waiting for its publication. Yes, there will be a sequel. All good fantasy requires expansion. It is in the nature of the beast. Do yourself a favor and get your copy as soon as you can, either for Kindle or in hard copy form. I will be keeping this one for the family library so that we will all be able to enjoy it again and again."
— March 30, 2012 9:07 p.m.

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