Ancients (Event Group Thriller #3)
Ten thousand years before the Roman Empire marched great legions across the known world, there was a civilization dedicated to the sciences of earth, sea, and sky. In the City of Light lived people who made dark pla ...more
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It is as if the author read my mind. Questionable writing and poor character development bogged down the first two books. While I was able to overlook it in the first installment, the second was sabotaged by the glaring issues. I was prepared to let this series go if the writing did not improve. In this installment, it was as if James Rollins and Matthew Reilly edited the early drafts of the novel. If you are look ...more
If you enjoy action/adventure novels that have elements of science fiction, you are likely already reading this ...more
Also I would have liked more on the civilization and archelogy of Atlantis. Though I loved the 2 before and after maps in the front of the HC book. And the action at the USS Arizona was very interesting.
Finally, the ending? Well, can’t say much without ruining i ...more
Reminiscent of the works of James Rollins and Matthew Reilly comes the latest in an action-packed series about the nation’s most secret agency---the Event Group
Ten thousand years before the Roman Empire marched great legions across the known world, there was a civilization dedicated to the sciences of earth, sea, and sky. In the City of Light lived people who made dark plans to lay waste to their uncivilized neighbors using the very power of the planet itself. As the great science of their ti
Atlantis is the main focus of this Event Group novel and the evil group of people who call themselves the Ancients, who seem to think they are above the law. Thankfully, Jack Collins and his team are there to show them the error of their ways.
Again, I can't begin to say how much I love this series of books. The romance between Jack and Sarah continues to build in a subtle sub-plot of the book that doesn't detract from the ...more
Neck deep in military action, a ton of breathtaking scenes and battles, awesome team work between nations and their military forces, our beloved heroes, JACK COLLINS…wow. Did i mention the cliffhanger??
You know when you are Reading a book and you get one huge and exciting battle after the other to the point that you need to pause and take a deep breath? Like ...more
The massive amount of destruction described throughout the book seemed rather overboard to me. Was it realistic? Perhaps, perhaps not. I don't know enough of the science to determine that. The scenarios described were so extreme I found them difficult to believe and I wound up skimming over the more incredible descriptions. I would have preferred rather less bloodshe ...more
For example..SPOILER ALERT TO EXPLAIN ANOTHER BOOK IN SERIES... This group deals with A legendary city of gold just happens to be highly radioactive AND have a highly intelligent guardi ...more
The action is pretty steady, and Goleman's George Ma ...more
What an ending is Colonel Collins really dead?
He gave up his life to save Tomlinson so he could pay for his crimes. He did not know Sarah was still alive so did not care if he died.
And then the President passes the death sentence on Tomlinson and Dahlia, wow.