Last of the Ghost Lions


Fiction - Adventure
428 Pages
Reviewed on 04/22/2019
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Mike MacDee is a subterranean desert creature that secretes graphic novels and short fiction as a defense mechanism. He is currently on the endangered species list, but so far environmentalists have shown no interest in preserving him.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Christian Sia for Readers' Favorite

Last of the Ghost Lions by Mike MacDee is an action-packed novel filled with adventure and crime. Juno Radcliffe's neighborhood has just suffered a devastating robotic attack. As the last survivor of the Ghost Lion commando unit, she is the best hunter, and there is no greater pleasure than to hunt down the creator of the drone and bring him to justice. This should be an easy job for her, except that there is more evil in the world than she thought and more enemies to face. Follow her into strange lands where men are slaves and into places where female warriors are forbidden. But will anyone stand between her and her mission?

The narrative starts in the midst of the action; a blast, a terrorist attack. The images that greet readers as they open the first page are depressing, but Juno curled up into a ball in the corner of the lobby of the bank, her body in agony, catches the reader's attention. “The bullet-riddled curtains blocked everyone’s view of the carnage in the streets outside.” From the beginning, the author gives readers evidence that the bad guy is ruthless, given the devastation that accompanies the action. Hence the magnitude of the conflict is defined and, with a ruthless antagonist, there is the need for a skilled and powerful protagonist and that is Juno. I enjoyed that the protagonist is a female character and that she has to face impossible challenges. She wins the sympathy of readers because she is real and genuinely flawed. The writing is impeccably good and the author puts in enough emotions and action to make Last of the Ghost Lions a real page-turner.