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FX Holden
FX Holden, author
As a nuclear weapon is detonated over South Korean territory in the Sea of Japan, six protagonists hold the fate of the Korean Peninsula in their hands. Their decisions could see North and South Korea reunited at last, or send the world spiraling into nuclear armageddon.
Plot/Idea: 9 out of 10
Originality: 9 out of 10
Prose: 9 out of 10
Character/Execution: 9 out of 10
Overall: 9.00 out of 10


Plot: DMZ is a finely crafted, believable, and fast-paced thriller set in the near future. Holden maintains an engaging plot throughout the book.

Prose: Holden's straightforward writing style aids the excellent pacing and steady flow of the story's plot. With a steady-hand and clear-eyed descriptions, Holden delivers another winner.

Originality: In the large realm of combat-based thrillers, Holden's DMZ uses varying perspectives to add depth and substance to the story.

Character/Execution: The sheer number of characters can occasionally be overwhelming for readers, but Holden takes the time to explore the main players, making each feel essential to the circumstances.

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Date Submitted: July 01, 2022