Category: Fiction - Science Fiction
Author: Van Fleisher
Publisher: Independently Published
Number of Pages: 410
ISBN-13: 978-1-7320833-4-9

Final Chance is the third and explosive entry into the Final series by Van Fleisher, a story set in the near future when climate change and a series of deadly pandemics plague humankind. With the rising heat and temperatures, the melting of the glaciers, uncontrolled pollution, and more, humanity is on the brink of extinction. It is at this point that the United States takes the lead to fight climate change, investing heavily in the effort and rallying others behind her. There is a program and something to fall back on if hell breaks loose. But some people are out to make sure that the entire project is ruined, and they want to kill the president. They are the same who create deadly viruses and diseases, and they target major US cities with these deadly weapons. Can they be stopped?

Van Fleisher has crafted a story that is not just realistic but hugely imaginative, weaving elements of suspense and intrigue into it and in a way that is fascinating. It is the perfect meld of science fiction and political thriller, a story that features a cast of unforgettable characters, strong plot points and conflict that is phenomenal. Final Chance stands out in its originality, and the detailed exploration of technology is one of the strengths that will entice fans. Van Fleisher’s prose is dazzling; the writing is robust, punctuated by well-crafted dialogues and vivid descriptions. The intricate narrative captures the full extent of climate change and the human experience of pandemics, filling the pages with clear passages and scenes that contemporary readers will enjoy. Final Chance has a great deal of suspense and many surprises, and the superior storytelling craft keeps the pages turning in the hands of readers.

Reviewed By: Daniel Rhodes


Date: October 2, 2021

Sci-Fi & Fantasy