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Master of the Dark Gate (Gavin Black #1)
by John Jakes
The Gate of Darkness stood open between the worlds, and the men of Earth faced invasion... from Earth! Gavin Black, once soldier, now newsman, found himself drafted by unseen forces to wage war against that other Earth, and the barbaric hordes that threatened to overwhelm his world. He dared not refuse for the mysterious master Bronwyn had shown him how firmly the strings ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 219 pages
Published 1970 by Lancer Books
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In spite of his obvious writing talent, John Jakes disappoints with this simple story of alien contact. I couldn't get into it. Where is it going? Are the events meaningful? Does the main character have much motivation for living? I didn't have much motivation to keep reading except to see how it ended.
John Jakes, the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today’s most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes’s commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of “the godfather of historical novelists” from the Los Angeles Times and ...moreMore about John Jakes...
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