BERND PERPLIES has a great reputation in Germany for a wide variety of writing in several genres. He wrote the first Star Trek tie-in trilogy allowed by CBS outside the U.S. He has also been a finalist for Seraph, RPC Fantasy, or Deutcher Phantastik Preis awards for the past three years. LUCY VAN CLEEF is an American writer and translator based in Berlin. After more than ten years as a professional dancer, she writes about arts and culture. Black Leviathan is her debut novel translation.
The fast-paced narrative and distinct setting should please readers looking for an exciting diversion. Recommended for fans of swashbuckling or dragon-filled fantasy settings. --Booklist The worldbuilding is impressive and the pacing brisk. --Kirkus