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Dorsai! by Gordon R. Dickson
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Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
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I really liked the world the author invented. Cities eating other cities. What is more cooler than that? However, I didn't care for the main protagonist, Tom. He wasn't fleshed out enough. Perhaps, it was edited to keep the page count down. Also, tho ...more
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Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston
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My Enemy, My Ally by Diane Duane
My Enemy, My Ally (Star Trek: Rihannsu, #1)
by Diane Duane (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Very well done. I learned a great deal about Romulan history and culture. Writing was competent and not too wordy. However, a large number of pages was spent in the build-up. The ending was rather quick and, perhaps, too conveniently resolved. Also, ...more
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Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold by Jeffery Deaver
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Necessary Evil by Ian Tregillis
Necessary Evil (Milkweed Triptych, #3)
by Ian Tregillis (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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A nice conclusion to this trilogy. No loose ends. I did think there were a few convenient omissions to make the story line work. This is probably normal in alternate history novels. The author did quite a bit of research on wartime Britain and it mak ...more
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Deathworld 1 by Harry Harrison
Deathworld 1
by Harry Harrison
read in September, 2014
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Enjoyed this overall. The world was unique and the action was fast paced. No info dumps. The ending/solution was perhaps too simple for the modern reader but probably worked back in 1960. Although, I would have left the plant a long time ago. Man eat ...more
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The Problem of the Green Capsule by John Dickson Carr
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Very interesting setting for a locked-room murder mystery. A murder actually filmed and no one can figure it out! Despite that it wasn't one of Carr's best. Don't believe anything that's said. Clues in the minute details. Beware of red herrings!
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Telzey Amberdon by James H. Schmitz
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The Hub by James H. Schmitz
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