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4/5ths of the novel deals with the politics and technological breakthroughs of building a colony ship that would last 10,000 years - long enough to re ...more
Jul 04, 2013
Jul 04, 2013
The Humanoid Touch (Humanoids, #2)
Thirty years after publishing ‘The Humanoids’, Williamson finally produced this sequel. In the original novel humans create an advanced race of machin ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
Why Kimba Saved the World (Cats in the Mirror Book 1)
This isn't my usual reading fare, but I met Meg at the Ozarks Writer's League and this seemed to be a tale my wife would enjoy. Kathi enjoyed it and f ...more
May 26, 2014
May 29, 2014
Rising Tides (Destroyermen, #5)
This is the fifth novel in the Destroyermen series and the second one I've read. I enjoyed the first enough to buy this one and I've got the last one ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Distant Thunders (Destroyermen, #4)
Distant Thunder is the fourth novel in Taylor Anderson’s Destroyermen series, but the first I’ve read. In summary, a WWII destroyer working the Pacifi ...more
May 26, 2013
May 28, 2013
Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man
Last year I read Allen's, 'I'm Not Really Here'. It was a rollicking good time and I expected as much from 'Naked Man', but was a little disappointed. ...more
Mar 31, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
During the closing days of the Civil War a Confederate ironclad runs the Union gauntlet, the enemy guns silenced as a highly recognizable figure steps ...more
Aug 24, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
Judgment at Proteus (Quadrail, #5)
Judgment at Proteus is the last in the Quadrail series, tales that span the width and breadth of galaxy.

Frank Compton, a human troubleshooter, is hire
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
Rainbow Drive
While making love in the predawn darkness, Hollywood homicide detective Mike Gallagher hears several people running past and shortly, frightened cries ...more
May 06, 2014
May 12, 2014
The Trojan Sea
On the cover flap it is noted that Clive Cussler calls Richard Herman one of the best adventure writers around. I have to admit the writing is tight a ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
Odd Apocalypse (Odd Thomas #5)
This is the fifth in the Odd Thomas series. Koontz hadn’t intended on continuing the series, but readers demanded more. The result was well worth it.

Oct 16, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
The Charlemagne Pursuit (Cotton Malone, #4)
Steve Berry’s, Charlemagne Pursuit’ is arguably one of the best science fiction/spy novels I’ve ever read. It reminds me of Cussler’s novels, but much ...more
Mar 30, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
Empress of Eternity
In a far distant future scientists from three time periods separated by hundreds of thousands of years, are confounded by an indestructible canal that ...more
Oct 02, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
Collateral Damage (Stone Barrington, #25)
In London, Jasmine Shazazz, an international terrorist, sets off a bomb that kills the British foreign secretary in revenge for the killing of her tw ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
The Tombs (Fargo Adventure, #4)
Of all the Clive Cussler characters, I like the archeological adventure team of Sam and Remi Fargo the best. Something about two brave and intelligent ...more
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
All Necessary Force (Pike Logan, #2)
In April 1970 deep inside Cambodia, Staff Sergeant Chris Hale snaps a photo of an American meeting with a Chinese contact. Discovered, his team escape ...more
Jun 22, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
Polar Shift (NUMA Files, #6)
Polar Shift was written in 2005 and, for me at least, works much better than Cussler’s newer works. Instead of the rock ‘em, sock ‘em, constant edge o ...more
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
The Thief (Isaac Bell, #5)
This is the fifth novel in the Isaac Bell turn-of-the-century series and better edited than some of the later Dirk Pitt novels. That was refreshing.

Feb 02, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
The tale opens in 1893 when a mule skinner, leading a 15 mule pack train, enters a once thriving mining town in the high country of Colorado on Decemb ...more
Nov 24, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
Behind the Lines (The Corps, #7)
surrender to the Japanese invaders, but many refuse and either escape or go into hiding. On the island of Mindanao one of these men, a self-proclaimed ...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
In a far distant future where the Federation (not of Star Trek fame) controls the galaxy with an iron fist a planet is discovered shrouded in a hazy s ...more
Sep 22, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
The Jungle (The Oregon Files, #8)
The Jungle, by Clive Cussler and co-written by Jack Du Brul is one of the Oregon Files series, a spin-off of the NUMA tales.

This novel was quite diffe
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
Dirty Work (Stone Barrington, #9)
Handling the less than savory cases for the law firm of Woodman and Weld, Stone Barrington is assigned to look into the philandering of a rich woman’s ...more
Sep 02, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
Lost Empire (Fargo Adventure, #2)
I was first introduced to the characters, Sam and Remi Fargo, in Spartan Gold. It was an awesome read, and using a married couple as the protagonists ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Dec 15, 2014
In the Ocean of Night (Galactic Center, #1)
The novel opens with Astronaut Nigel Walmsley landing on a comet headed for a collision with Earth is a huge derelict spaceship. His decision to delay ...more
Sep 16, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
Extremis (Starfire, #6)
Extremis, written by Steve White & Charles E Gannon, is book 6 in the Starfire series started by David Weber. Despite being a part of a series, th ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
Tek Kill
Tek Kill is the seventh in the Tek series penned by none other than Captain Kirk himself, albeit under a name we know just as well, William Shatner.

Nov 08, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
Tales from Planet Earth
Sometimes it can be pretty surprising what you pick up at a used book sale. Such is the case here. The book was printed in 1990 by Bantam Books.

This c
Jun 08, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
This has to be one of the weirdest novels I've ever read.

It's the late 21st century, Lyle Peripart, an American ex-patriot living in a world in which
Oct 10, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Tuesdays with Morrie
tuesdays with Morrie, an old man, a young man, and life’s greatest lesson

Let me be honest. I wouldn’t have read this book if my wife hadn’t suggested
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
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