"Furious where it needs to be, deceptively tender where it can get away with it, adventurous all around."―Sam Sykes
"Skovron's eye for characterization and situations is exceptional... A compelling coming-of-age yarn."
―Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Hope and Red
"Engaging ... [Skovron's] skillfully developed world, filled with swords and magic, is a perfect foil for his dynamic characters."―Library Journal on Hope and Red
"A great swashbuckling adventure."
―The Sun (UK) on Hope and Red
"A fun beginning ... promises to be a great series."―Philadelphia Free Press on Hope and Red
"The adventures of Hope and Red will continue, and you should plan to sail with them."―SFRevu on Hope and Red
"Gripping and, most importantly, fun."―SFX on Hope and Red
About the Author
Jon Skovron is the author of several young adult novels and his short stories have appeared in publications such as ChiZine
and Baen's Universe
. He lives just outside Washington, D.C. with his two sons and two cats. The Empire of Storms is his first adult fantasy series.