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Readers' Favorite 5-Star Gods of Kiranis



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“Wow! Lots of intrigue and an undercurrent of political meddling, but Burnworth keeps this firmly on the ground in terms of character engagement. A slow-burn on one side, a rapid immersion into conspiracy on the other, and all the while anticipating the merging of these kindred elements. Some great surprises and the sort of emotional investment I wouldn't generally associate with this genre. Highly descriptive environments, fully-realised motivations and the sort of kick-ass action we've come to expect from Burnworth. The most fun you can have with your clothes on and a blaster of some kind...or so I'm told...Bring on Book 3!

Ronald A. Geobey, Author of Pawns of The Prophet

“…the perfect book for fans of dystopian stories with relatable characters…full of espionage, discovery, and suspense…intense attention to detail on the various planets, buildings, and spacecraft…[e]very moment was easy to envision. The vivid inner perspectives of Abraham and Djet displayed their strengths and faults. The Ghost Society and the Pathfinders were both rogue units of the Human Collective, and I was so engrossed in the story that the cliffhanger ending shocked me. I am eager to read the sequel to get answers.”

Stephanie Chapman, Readers' Favorite 5-Star Review

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Longarm Detective Djet Rincon struggles to follow in her father’s footsteps as a manhunt for a missing Marine unfolds amidst the murky world of intergalactic politics and off-the-books ops.


But the Marine she seeks is Abraham Zeeben, whose righteous grievances are turned on their head as he trains under the auspices of the elusive Ghost Society.


Scattered across the worlds of the Human Collective are the Pathfinders, embracing biotech augmentation and a contentious post-human ideology. They are the true enemy; their words are a call to arms.


While both Djet and Abraham grapple with the secrets of their respective families, they are set upon fractious paths, their fates inexorably intertwined with the machinations of the Pathfinders.


And a greater war looms.

Tyler takes us on a journey to worlds both imagined and forgotten, as the By Blood Or By Star universe is explored at both ends of its temporal and conceptual spectrum - humanity's destiny in conflict with its suppressed past.


New characters warrant our attention as they explore their grievances and more than justify their relevance; while old characters grow in our estimations and affections, sharpening their awareness of each other and this dangerous future into which Tyler has positioned them.


Intense action; engaging undertones of political and social strain; and friends and acquaintances pitched against an ever-growing danger to all they've ever known draw us deeper into this triune of science fiction that refuses to be classic Military SF and threatens to be so much more.


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