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Reviewed by Kayti Nika Raet for Readers' Favorite
In Knightfall, the first book in the Chronicles of Benjamin Knight, a series by R. Jackson-Lawrence, Benjamin Knight, a teenage prodigy, is whisked into an alternate universe when an experiment of his goes awry.
Trapped in this new futuristic dimension, which appears to be a post-apocalyptic version of our own, and far from his native Britain, Ben soon encounters a band of traders whom he quickly befriends. But, as outsiders, they are soon sucked into a whirlwind of controversy, conspiracy, and betrayal as the King's Adviser, Alexander, murders the Reagent on the night of his engagement. This engagement was supposed to bring peace between the kingdoms to the north and south. Accusing the southern traders of assassination, Alexander whips his countrymen into a frenzy, forcing the traders to flee for their lives. Now it's a race against time as Ben and the traders rush to the south, hoping to warn the kingdoms there of Alexander's power-hungry advance.
A superb fantasy thriller, Knightfall is a book I found myself reading late into the night and it was one of the first things I thought about early the next morning. It's fast paced, the characters were engaging, and the villains were worthy of every boo and hiss. Since he was described as a prodigy, I did expect Ben to do more with the gadgets available to him but his genius still comes into play in a big way. Knightfall is a novel I could easily see becoming a movie and with its cliffhanger ending R. Jackson-Lawrence had better get to writing book two.