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?
"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
"...one of this summer's most enjoyable reads."
- British Fantasy Society
"...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