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The Gods and the Builders

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At first, we didn't know why they came... And once we found out, we wished we hadn't asked....Lauren's life had reached a turning point. She had no idea what the future held. She wasn't sure about her job or her marriage. Life had become too complex and she didn't like it. Then they came, and everything changed...The Gods and the Builders is Brandon Hale's very intimate vi ...more
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Interesting read, gets you thinking about the origins of God, aliens, the idea that evolution & creationism coexist (which I've always thought). I liked the idea of the aliens being caring beings, but also as apathetic toward us as we are toward a colony of ants. I really liked how the only people able to communicate with the aliens are children 6 yrs old & under. As usual, the adults don't listen very well and there is miscommunication to the detriment of humankind and the children don' ...more
Reading The Gods and the Builders is much like having a conversation with the author: things are rarely going where you think they're going.

This is pretty far outside of my normal reading fare, but when Brandon came to me a few years ago and asked me to read it, I agreed. Few times in my life have I had to take a break after reading a book before diving into the next. I think after I finished TGatB, I took a good week to wrap my brain around it before I could move on and read something else. Mig
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Alien spaceships appear en masse all around the world, and the government can't hide the truth anymore. What will the government do? Why are the aliens here? And why did they decide to show themselves so visibly right now?

I am literally blown away by the near perfection of detail and level of knowledge this author put into the story. Being a subject that I am intimately connected to, I’ve got to say Well Done! The story is totally believable. The theories work, the possibilities work, and I can
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Brandon Hale grew up in a small Virginia town. It was in that town that he met his first love: Horror books and movies. He wrote his first full length novel when he was 17. In the decades since, he has written nonstop, producing multiple novels and short stories.

Brandon's first published novel was The Gods and the Builders. Shortly after that, his second novel - Day Soldiers - was released. Brand
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Day Soldiers (Day Soldiers, #1) Purging Fires (Day Soldiers, #2) Topia (Day Soldiers, #3) Evolution (Day Soldiers, #4) The Man From Newella I - The Sheriff's Tale (The Man From Newella #1)

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