I tend to judge a book by it’s cover. I know it’s not a fair assessment of a novel, however, I think a cover really speaks for its mood. That being said, the dark cover mixed with eerie, glowing eyes truly gives the reader insight to Mythica Genesis by Scott S. Colley. Set in a future where mankind has been all but obliterated, this novel brings the reader into a world of evil, magic, and legend.
Mythica Genesis takes a classic tale of good versus evil and adds terrific imagery and excitement to the mix. Three brothers must find a way through a literal hell and its minions in order to protect what little is left of the former earth. Between epic battle scenes and vivid descriptions, the reader is transported into another world entirely. Colley writes faith and humanity to illuminate how important it is to have morals and values in a time of trial and tribulation.
Colley’s way with words had me mesmerized. He topped off his great story-telling by incorporating well-rounded characters and described them in a way that made both villains and heroes believable and relate-able. With the superb character development, I was never bored while reading.
Overall, I was very impressed with this novel. I love books that take me into another world where I can picture every detail and fall in love with the story line. Mythica Genesis met all my expectations and surpassed them. While I was at first put-off by the thickness of the novel, I found myself only wanting more to read by the book’s ending. I would personally recommend this novel to anyone who loves adventure, mystery, magic and a good story all in one neat package.
Sarah Emily Lelonek has a BA in English Literature from Kent State University. She is planning on attending Graduate School for English Rhetoric and Composition. She enjoys traveling and gaming while on breaks from working on her novel.
Review copy was provided free of any obligation by Krullstone Publishing. No monetary or any other form of compensation was received.