* This short story was provided to me free by the author in exchange for an honest review.*
‘The Canyon’ is a short story and is the first release in the Voices of the Apocalypse Series.
These stories tie in with Simone Pond’s “The New Agenda” dystopian fiction series. I have read all three books in this series and rated each of them as 5 out of 5 stars.
In ‘The Canyon’ Los Angeles is collapsing, the Repatterning has begun. Lilian is 15 years old and has lost her father, her brother and her sister. Her family now consists solely of her mother and herself.
Lillian’s mother is determined to keep her last remaining child alive. She will do anything to ensure Lillian’s survival and that includes eking out a living in the wilderness.
I an not usually a fan of short stories. I find that most authors are not able to engage the reader in such a short amount of time. But, Simone Pond has proven me wrong.
‘The Canyon’ is so well written that the reader is instantly sucked into that world.
Readers of ‘The New Agenda’ series will appreciate this back-story of Lilian’s early life. It explains how she came to keep the journals that are central to the main plot.
I rate THE CANYON as 5 out of 5 stars.
To learn more about the author and to view her other titles, visit www.simonepond.com