God of Neverland: A Defenders of Lore Novel

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Michael Darling exchanged Neverland for a life of adventure by becoming a Knight of the Round to help save others from magical situations. One failed mission later and Michael vows to put everything behind him to live a normal life. The Knights re-enter his life with a request to find Peter Pan, who has gone missing. Enlisting the help of old allies, Michael returns to Neverland to find him and protect the magical place from destruction. This is the first book in the Defenders of Lore series.

Martinez puts an original twist on the classic characters by transforming Peter into a god who holds the dreams of children and shifting the perspective to re-imagine the battle against Hook. Michael has worked to put his past behind him, but he’s drawn back into the world he left behind and is pushed to confront the pain from his youth. His journey is poignant and emotional, with a nostalgic familiarity and a ghostly twist that delivers something new to the story of Peter Pan.

God of Neverland is a beautifully written reimagining of the boy who didn’t grow up as told through the eyes of a boy who did grow up.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 352 pages
Publisher Harper Voyager
Publish Date 12-Apr-2022
ISBN 9780063014633
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Issue April 2022
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy