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DEiFIED (GODS, #1)

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Third Realm is the world's most popular fully-immersive game world. Competition between players is fierce, with the best and brightest aspiring to ascend as gods.

Stephanie Kane is a talented Cambridge graduate, reformed gamer and cyberpunk. Headhunted to the Information Warfare section of Omega Division, she jumps at the opportunity to join Europe's elite Special Forces r
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Kindle Edition, 316 pages
Published June 12th 2011
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Victoria
Aug 24, 2015 Victoria rated it really liked it
DEiFIED by Justin Dillon-Shallard is set in a future in which virtual reality is a…er…reality! The book follows two stories: a story set in the real world and story set in a VR gaming world, The Third Realm. As the book continues, the two stories entwine and the reader discovers just how dangerous online gaming can be and how it can cross easily into real-life. It’s undoubtedly science fiction but with a touch of fantasy and a drop of thriller thrown into the mix. Imagine that with a black-ops ...more
Jo Roderick
Jul 27, 2015 Jo Roderick rated it it was amazing
A Twirl Through a Fascinating Alternate Reality

Justin Dillon-Shallard has written a steady-paced novel that encompasses several genres, but does not compromise on integrity. Everything has its place. I would say that the novel leans more toward a fantasy/science fiction story rather than pure thriller. The key is in the balance, and it does flow naturally.

What I enjoyed most about DEiFIED is how the story interchanges effortlessly between the real world (set in the mid-twenty-first century) and
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Andrew Ives
Mar 17, 2012 Andrew Ives rated it really liked it
The way Gods follows lives and events which occur both in the real world and the Third Realm concurrently, is something which I found unusually original. As there are a good number of characters and rather a lot of short chapters which necessarily flit from one to the other, this requires some concentration on the part of the reader not to become confused. I found this perfectly understandable, as it moved the story along promptly and never loitered on any one scene too long.

If I have any qualms
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Michele Hardwick
Jul 04, 2014 Michele Hardwick rated it it was amazing
Great book. Fantastic depth to the unique storyline. Eagerly awaiting the next one !
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Justin Dillon-Shallard lives in Bournemouth on the south coast of England with his wife Samantha, his daughter Emily and two furry persian fiends/cats.

GODS is his first novel. He is currently working on a sequel, set 15 years after the events of GODS.
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