#FriendlyFriday - Gama Ray Martinez

Welcome back to another #FriendlyFriday, where I tell you about my fabulous friends and the brilliant things they do!

I cannot believe after all these years of #FriendlyFriday that I haven't introduced you to today's friend yet! Well, let's I rectify that! Gama Ray Martinez is a fantasy author and adventurer who has not only ran a half marathon at the Great Wall of China, but has released almost TWO DOZEN stories, including his popular Pharim War series, Goblin Star series, Nylean Chronicles, and The Oracles of Kurnugi series.

But today we're going to talk about his brand new release, Gods of Neverland, which, as you can guess is his magical retelling of Peter Pan! Are you ready to hear more about it?

Peter Pan is missing; Neverland is in trouble. For adults, that might not matter all that much, but for children - whose dreams and imagination draw strength from the wild god’s power - the magic we take for granted in the real world is in danger of being lost forever.

Such is the life of a now grown-up Michael Darling.

Michael returned from Neverland with the dream of continuing his adventuring ways by joining the Knights of the Round, an organization built to keep humanity safe from magical and mythological threats...but after a mission gone terribly wrong, he vowed to leave the Knights behind and finally live as a “civilian”, finding order and simplicity as a train engineer, the tracks and schedule tables a far cry from the chaos of his youth.

He hasn’t entered the narrative in years. So what could the Knights need from him now?

Maponos - or how he’s better known, Peter Pan - has gone missing, and Neverland is now on the edge of oblivion. Michael realizes he has no choice and agrees to one last mission. Alongside the young Knight Vanessa and some old friends, Michael embarks on the ultimate adventure: a journey to a fantasy world to save a god. Determined to stop evil, fight for Neverland, and find Maponos, will Michael be able to save the magical and physical world? Or will his biggest fear come true?

The clock is ticking, and in Neverland, that’s never a good sign.

Doesn't this sound fantastic?! And you know we all love a good retelling! I've ordered my copy, and you can too just by clicking HERE. Then you absolutely need to head over to Gama's website to check out his trove of backlist titles!


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