Eye of Ra

Fiction - Science Fiction
269 Pages
Reviewed on 08/17/2016
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Reviewed by Sefina Hawke for Readers' Favorite

Eye of Ra by Kipjo Ewers falls into the science fiction and fantasy genre. Eye of Ra follows Laurence Danjuma, a young man whose one wish was to create a better life for himself and his father. Unfortunately for Laurence Danjuma, fate rarely proves itself to be kind, which leaves Laurence Danjuma a broken man close to death. However, his family’s legacy awakens in his time of need to not only save his life, but to forever alter it. Laurence Danjuma is given an impossible legacy that leads him down roads that risk not only his own life, but the lives of many others.

Eye of Ra by Kipjo Ewers is a well written book. The plot line moves at a fast pace for most of the book and the characters are all well written. I particularly liked the way that Kipjo Ewers wrote the dialogue between characters - it always read like an actual conversation in that it flowed well and did not seem robotic. I really liked Laurence Danjuma as a main character because he was a regular guy with normal aspirations who was suddenly made into a hero type character. I believe that the way he responded to his legacy and destiny was realistic, and his choice made sense, based on his personality. All in all, I enjoyed reading about Laurence Danjuma in Eye of Ra by Kipjo Ewers.