An alien invasion. A planet on its knees. Does one thief have what it takes to turn soldier and save the world? Zona Nox, 3555. James Terrin and his gang of thieves love dominating the war-ravaged streets of his backwater planet. He and his fiercely loyal crew are virtually untouchable as they battle rival gangs, dodge the military police, and escape vicious raiders. But when violent extraterrestrials invade and kill his gang, all James has left is his burning desire for revenge…Setting aside his former rivalries, James finds himself fighting alongside men he used to despise as his street-wise survival skills clash with the rule-bound corps. While he questions his decision to enlist, his focus remains on a single-minded mission: kill as many aliens as possible. Can James lead a rag-tag unit against galactic invaders, or will his unorthodox methods end in another bloody massacre?Shadow: Warpmancer Book One is the first book in an expansive, action-packed space opera series. If you like gritty heroes, bloody clashes, and futuristic worlds, then you’ll love Nicholas Woode-Smith’s gripping saga. Buy Shadow: Warpmancer Book One to take interplanetary war to the streets today!
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Nicholas Woode-Smith is an urban fantasy and sci-fi author from Cape Town, South Africa, the location of the semi-fictional Hope City, featured in the Kat Drummond Series.Nicholas is a veteran gamer, D&D player and storyteller. He is at his most excited when he’s crafting complex and believable worlds for his readers to enjoy.If you love urban fantasy, monster hunting and snarky action heroes, make sure to pick up Kat Drummond, starting with Part-Time Monster Hunter.If military sci-fi and space opera with morally grey protagonists are more your poison, then start your journey with Shadow, book 1 of the Warpmancer Series.Nicholas has a degree in politics, philosophy and economic history, which he uses to infuse his world with believable world building and complex questions that encourage readers to think deeply about problems. But even without the philosophy, Nicholas’ books are thrilling adventures filled with suspense and high-stakes action.