"As the fantasy expands, so does the author’s finesse. Again, the atmosphere surrounding Holmes’ saga is mesmerizing, enhancing the credibility of this fantasy tale. And that quality – related in eloquent and imaginative prose – suffuses every aspect of this installment. Holmes’s central heroine Alea grows in stature here, and she is accompanied by the cast of characters who have become credible even in their fantasy-imposed origins.
Following this fantasy experience is addictive and thoroughly satisfying. Volume 4 awaits. Very highly recommended ...read more"
I had a great time speaking with Armand Rosamilia, host of the amazing Arm Cast: Dead Sexy Podcast! We talked routine during Covid19, my writing process, and representation. You can listen down below, or hop over to the Arm Cast site to hear all the episodes.
I had the privilege of speaking with activist Alexa Blyan on her activism for her indigenous community, her future, and the divide between community-based and global change. Be sure to follow her amazing journey and start your own path of allyship!
"The atmosphere surrounding this saga is intoxicatingly real, despite the knowledge that this is a fantasy fiction....While some readers may fear the plethora of strange names, in Holmes’ skilled hands the verbiage becomes additive and thoroughly important
This REFORGED volume elevates the reader even more, adding to the obvious stature of V.S. Holmes’ literary presence. Very Highly recommended...read more" - Grady Harp, The San Francisco Review of Books