The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden: Cover Reveal
Today marks a ✨Special & Momentous✨ day here on the AlfonzoWords blog, as we get a First Look at the Cover of the highly anticipated book, THE PREY OF GODS by Nicky Drayden.
Meet Nicky Drayden
Nicky is a Systems Analyst who dabbles in prose when she’s not buried in code. She resides in Austin, Texas where being weird is highly encouraged, if not required. She’s the author of over 30 published short stories and also serves as the Special Anthologies editor for The Drabblecast, a speculative fiction podcast. Her debut novel THE PREY OF GODS is scheduled for release Summer 2017, from Harper Voyager.
The Prey of Gods
All I want to do is turn the page and begin reading.
easier for the working class. The government is harnessing renewable energy to
provide infrastructure for the poor. And in the bustling coastal town of Port
Elizabeth, the economy is booming thanks to the genetic engineering industry
which has found a welcome home there. Yes—the days to come are looking very
good for South Africans. That is, if they can survive the present challenges:
A new hallucinogenic drug sweeping the country…
An emerging AI uprising…
And an ancient demigoddess hellbent on regaining her former status by
preying on the blood and sweat (but mostly blood) of every human she
It’s up to a young Zulu girl powerful enough to destroy her entire township,
a queer teen plagued with the ability to control minds, a pop diva with serious
daddy issues, and a politician with even more serious mommy issues to band together
to ensure there’s a future left to worry about.
Fun and fantastic, Nicky Drayden takes her brilliance as a short story
writer and weaves together an elaborate tale that will capture your heart, even
as one particular demigoddess threatens to rip it out.
Harper Voyager Trade Paperback Original
A new voice in the tradition of Lauren Beukes, Ian McDonald, and Nnedi Okorafor comes a fantastic, boundary-challenging tale, set in a South African locale both familiar and yet utterly new, which braids elements of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and dark humor
WIN! WIN! WIN!