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Conviction is the latest novel from Glynn Stewart and begins a new story in a new universe. This is a good solid military space opera centred around a group of fighter pilots as they find a place for themselves after their betrayal by their home world. The story is a great introduction to the universe and central characters with some exciting action and hints of the central story thread. As always, I think the writing delivers a good balance between the pace and depth of the story which keeps me interested in the characters and their fate. The book did not disappoint and I would certainly recommend. Note: I received a free electronic copy in exchange for an unbiased review (but liked it enough to buy a copy anyway)
Before reading conviction, I was already an avid fan of the Starship's Mage series and of Glynn Stewart's writing. With that said, I began reading Conviction with a little trepidation... what if it did not live up to the other books I had read?
Well I needn't have worried. The background against which the story is set was described beautifully and the characterisation was also strong, though I'm expecting more character development as we move through what I hope will be a long series. As usual, the action was good and well described too.
All in all a great series opener. Looking forward to the next one!
An excellent read. Well written with plenty of twists and turns that keep the story alive. Good strong characters which I am sure will flow into the next book, which I will look forward to. The action was exciting.