‘I normally like to read an author’s novel before contacting them about the Indie Author Spotlight,’ writers SF Signal’s Max Pfeffer. ‘However, this time around I was asked if I’d be interested in setting up an interview with Nick M Lloyd, before having even read the book’s back cover.

‘I quickly searched for his novel, Emergence, on Amazon and was instantly intrigued by the synopsis.

‘I purchased a copy of the book and began my voyage into a world I did not want to leave. Rife with richly layered characters, excellent world building and challenging concepts, I was ready to reply to Nick within 48 hours — only halfway through the book!’

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