Embargo on Hope

Justin Doyle
science fiction > space opera, fantasy, young adult, adventure
Embargo on Hope (Star Marked #1) - Justin Doyle

Even gods have secrets…

On planet Vastire, worth is set by the sins of one’s ancestors. Good families rise to the elite and the wicked fall into poverty. Unfortunately for sixteen-year-old Darynn Mark, his father incited a revolution. Now, Darynn scrounges his way through life in the slums. When Vastire is surrounded by an embargo, it gets even harder to survive.

That all changes when an alien ship slips through the embargo, seeking Darynn with an offer: finish the revolution and the embargo ends. He might have a chance thanks to mysterious magic powers, and his two companions: clairvoyant crush Fyra and soldierly alien Kaylaa.

Cutthroat killers, mystical beasts, Vampires, power-hungry priests and lords, and self-serving spies stand in their way. If the three of them can crack his father’s secret, maybe they can end the embargo and save the poor. If not, another poor orphan will be added to the growing piles of dead.

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Release date: August 20, 2021
Publisher: Atmosphere Press
Genres: science fictionspace opera, fantasy, young adult, adventure
Expectation rating: 7.50/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: September 22, 2021

Star Marked :: Series

Embargo on Hope (Star Marked #1)