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Issue in Doubt (The 18th Race Series)

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  81 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
David Sherman writes about Marines with the razor-sharp realism of one of their own." Jack Campbell, Best-Selling Author, Lost Fleet Series We are not alone! In exploring and colonizing the galaxy, humanity discovers evidence of eighteen sentient species. Seventeen of them had not developed interstellar travel. Those were destroyed by the species that did reach the stars. ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published May 31st 2013 by Dark Quest, LLC (first published April 9th 2013)
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M Hamed
capable Storyteller,strong military background
no bullshit or sex magnets.you know ,things that give military space opera bad name
made some strong choices with the story ,respect but fucking depressing
his weak point is fleet action ,which is why i read the genre but somehow i wasn't bored

overall,what military space opera should be like
Procrastinador Diletante
Feb 21, 2014 Procrastinador Diletante rated it did not like it
Posso dizer que foi a saga "Starfist" (escrita pelo David Sherman e pelo Dan Cragg) que me fez começar a gostar realmente de sci-fi militar. Infelizmente essa saga acabou (por decisão da editora) mas fiquei todo entusiasmado quando vi que um dos autores estava a escrever um livro que seria uma espécie de "sucessor espiritual" ao Starfist.

Contrariando as minhas expectactivas, tenho que dizer que o livro é mau. Não sei se será por faltar o Dan Cragg ou pelo facto de ter sido editado por uma editor
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Christopher
Jul 20, 2013 Christopher rated it liked it
I enjoyed it. For those familiar with the Starfist series this will be as though an old friend. the difference I have noted so far is that "Issue in Doubt" is far more business like in delivery. at times it read like an after action report. I don't yet feel any particular attachment to the characters as I did in the Starfist Series but it's only the first book which seems more intent on setting the stage rather than developing characters. I am eagerly awaiting the next book to learn more about ...more
Ed Bonthron
Mar 18, 2014 Ed Bonthron rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great introduction

Great introduction

Issue in doubt is a great introduction to a potential new set of books. It is military science fiction at its finest. My only regret was that we need more. Mr Sherman has a talent for making you feel like you are taking part in the action.
Dale (Aus)
Sep 23, 2013 Dale (Aus) rated it liked it
Quite a business like book from Sherman which was very dry and technical. The book finished almost at the beginning of the build for the story so there is a lot more needed to start getting a feel for this and any others in the series.

Very much what he has written before but with a new direction for the characters here.
Ed Dasso
Jul 17, 2013 Ed Dasso rated it it was ok
this was a major disappointment. I'm a big fan of the Starfist series and this wasn't even close to those in quality. Diffuse story line. Writing too technical and doesn't add to story. Lousy ending.
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Jul 23, 2013 Bill Brinkley rated it really liked it
It was a great book. I read it in about three days. the action was great the characters were very involving. I wish it had been a longer read.
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David Sherman has been a Marine and a sculptor. He writes science fiction and military novels.

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