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Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire

"Perfect popcorn entertainment" - Publishers Weekly

In post-war 1952, the good guys are supposed to have won. But not everything is as it seems when ex-Spitfire pilot Captain Samantha Moxley is dragged into a fight against the shadowy US government agency she used to work for. Now, with former Nazis and otherworldly monsters on her trail, Captain Moxley is forced into protecting her archaeologist sister in a race to retrieve two ancient keys that will unlock the secrets of a long-lost empire - to ensure a civilisation-destroying weapon doesn't fall into the wrong hands. But what will she have to sacrifice to save the world?

Nice things people have said...

"Hanks packs his pulpy, energetic debut with gritty violence, snazzy super-science, and high-flying adventure. Twists aplenty, dastardly villains, and bombastic fight scenes combine to make this perfect popcorn entertainment. Fans of old-fashioned pulp adventure are sure to enjoy."

- Publishers Weekly

"...a rip-roaring, globe-trotting, slam-bang thrill ride. So cinematic, you can taste the buttered popcorn. A big, fun, action-packed genre blender of pitfalls, monsters, damned Nazis, and good companions." 

- S.A. Sidor

Author of Fury From the Tomb & The Beast of Nightfall Lodge

"...cunning traps, ancient maps, and brutal scraps ... semi-retired Nazis, aggressive corpses, and family drama. It's a giddy, white-knuckled ride to the very end."

- R.W.W. Greene

Author of The Light Years

"The Mummy meets Captain America in this action-packed, globe-trotting adventure!"

- Amanda Bridgeman

 Author of The Subjugate, Time of the Stripes, The Aurora Series

Preorder Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire here!

Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire will also be available on audiobook, narrated by the brilliant Danielle Cohen, in October 2020!

"...one of this summer's most enjoyable reads."

- British Fantasy Society

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