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A BookViral Review Of Framandi Alliance By Rashid Ahmed

First Contact Science Fiction

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  • ASIN: ‎ B081DPXK75
  • Print length: ‎ 396 pages
  • Genre: First Contact Science Fiction


As galaxies merge, territorial conflicts have been reignited. And, its consuming civilizations. Now, all independent, intelligent life is vulnerable. Jón and Ásta must overcome vastly superior odds, to protect the world they love.

The BookViral Review:

A finely tuned science fiction thriller with cleverly orchestrated twists that add up to a highly entertaining read Framandi Alliance might be a debut novel for Rashid Ahmed but it has all the hallmarks and panache of a first-rate bestseller. 

Quick to gather momentum Ahmed’s plot is intelligent and suspenseful without the burden of unnecessary complexity whilst seamlessly integrated futuristic weaponry and technology adds a sense of authenticity.

Far too many Science Fiction novels are long in the telling, with overly complicated plots and in this respect, Ahmed has pitched Framandi Alliance just right. Creating a vivid sense of time and place whilst managing to engage our imagination to the fullest.

As is most often the case with Science Fiction novels, it’s the journey that matters more than the destination and it’s certainly true of Ahmed’s novel. Yes, the familiar genre tropes are evident but he never allows them to spiral into undeserved sentiment. 

Characters are well nuanced and multi-layered whilst first contact and combat scenes are ingeniously crafted without being repetitious. Whilst his take on A.I. is simply one of the best you will come across in contemporary fiction as he explores the implications and consequences of integrating alien artefacts and the future implications for humankind. 

Original adrenaline-fuelled storytelling Ahmed brings a vibrant new voice to the science fiction genre and Framandi Alliance is recommended without reservation!

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