The Trailokya Trilogy, Book 1: The Shadow Soul by K. Williams
Kelly Williams’s stunning novel, THE TRAILOKYA TRILOGY, BOOK ONE: THE SHADOW SOUL, is a fascinating page turner that brings to the table everything a reader would want: a strong and interesting cast of characters, a twisting and intriguing plot, and an elaborate fantasy world that is both mesmerizing and brutal. Williams draws us into the imaginative story from the first page, weaving a tale of rivalry, injustice, and love. The reader will be thrilled to encounter the many faces of good and evil and the fine line between the two. You’ll be dazzled by the elements of religion, science, mythology, alien life, and multidimensional travel, and surprised at her effortless skill in merging them. It’s rare that you see such a blend of themes in one novel. As the story unfolds, the characters become richer and more complex, and we can’t help but enjoy watching them self-destruct, just as much as we love watching them evolve into powerful, awe inspiring forces. Readers will be struck by the admirable female lead and her strength to overcome adversity with all the cards stacked against her. This is a world you’ll be hard pressed to leave, a world that is so detailed and intricately woven that you’ll yearn to return to it after reading the final paragraph. With its unforgettable images and breathtaking originality, THE SHADOW SOUL will keep you up all night and dreaming of the characters afterwards. Fans will be happy to know that this is just the beginning of a remarkable, spine tingling series.
Kara Storti is the author of the upcoming young adult novel, Tripping Back Blue, published by Carolrhoda Lab (a division of Lerner Publishing Group) and is a professional editor.