Transforming the representation of the video game industry worldwide, The Holder's Dominion is THE ONLY new gamer fiction of its kind on the market today. Following a newcomer to the world of online role-playing games, this book sidesteps stereotypes and reveals a tight-knit community facing a very real threat. Davis brings her own online experiences and insider knowledge to a story that engages dedicated players and non-gamers alike in Kaylie's quest to protect the ones she loves from a power-hungry manipulator. Along the way she realizes that the problems she hoped to forget are right there in her escapist fantasy—but so are the solutions.
The Holder's Dominion is a speculative thriller with a fantasy twist revolutionizing the perception of video games with its breakthrough themes and its true-to-life characters.
"You fall at once into Kaylie's world. . . . It will keep you turning the pages." —Christie Golden, New York Times-bestselling author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi—Ascension
"The Holder's Dominion is a heartfelt, fast-paced thrill ride that will appeal to gamers and non-gamers alike." —Micky Neilson, New York Times-bestselling author
"My secret hope is that [Davis's] strong heroine's experiences in such a rich gaming world inspires more women to enter the game industry. . . ." —Billy Cain, vice-chairman, International Game Developers Association -- Austin
"Gaming has never looked more intriguing . . . or inviting." —Kristian Nairn, actor
"Davis creates both an everyday world and a world of adventure, then she laces them together and pulls tightly." —Richard A. Bartle, PhD, Professor of Game Design, University of Essex