Intrinsic follows Jatara, a cunning woman with the power to possess the souls of men and an unrelenting need to control the minds of her subjects. But on her journey to conquering the lands and civilizations around her, she meets her match in Derideon, omnipotent ruler of the underworld, who offers Jatara a place serving in his regime instead. Conflicted, Jatara must choose between obedience and defiance, and the power that hangs in the balance.
Fans of high fantasy and adventure will appreciate Collins’s descriptive style and honest depictions of the darker side of life. Intrinsic is an action-packed novel that keeps readers in a constant state of suspense as Jatara and Derideon struggle for power. Readers of all backgrounds will appreciate the relatable themes of resilience, perseverance, and dedication to one’s goals.
Reviewers describe Intrinsic as “unique” and “an epic read.” Collins’s masterful use of language and quick pace make this an unforgettable read full of twists, conundrums, and difficult choices. He chose to self-publish in order to retain his creative flexibility, which is evident in Collins’s unique use of time travel and avoidance of common fantasy tropes. He cites JK Rowling and Mark Twain as influences.
Jerry Collins is an author, industrial furnace operator, and muscle car afficionado with a passion for writing thought-provoking novels. He can be found online at http://kwillbooks.com/jerry-collins. He lives and writes in Ohio.
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