elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Banished Sons of Poseidon (036-03-11-2016)

Young Adult novel but with a complex plot that appeals also to adult readers, author weaves into the plot LGBT and ancient history. Plot, setting and characters all move smoothly and perfectly balanced together.

Banished Sons of Poseidon by Andrew J. Peters
Gay Young Adult
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (November 24, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1626394415
ISBN-13: 978-1626394414
Amazon: Banished Sons of Poseidon
Amazon Kindle: Banished Sons of Poseidon

A new fantastical adventure by the author of The Seventh Pleiade. After escaping from a flood that buried the aboveground in seawater, a fractured group of boys contend with the way ahead and their trust of an underground race of men who gives them shelter. For sixteen-year-old Dam, whose world was toppling before the tragedy, it's a strange, new second chance. There are wonders in the underworld and a foreign warrior Hanhau who is eager for friendship despite Dam's dishonorable past.

But a rift between his countrymen threatens to send their settlement into chaos. Peace between the evacuees and Hanhau's tribe depends on sharing a precious relic that glows with arcane energy. When danger emerges from the shadowed backcountry, Dam must undertake a desperate mission. It's the only hope to make it home to Atlantis. It's the only way to save Hanhau and his people.

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