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Lawrence N. Oliver

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Lawrence N. Oliver struggled in school. He has dyslexia and he hated reading, especially aloud. So, his father bought him a copy of The Foundation and The Hobbit. He can’t remember which was first but he fell in love with the genres. He'd always had a vivid imagination and a daydreamer’s attention span, they'd have called it ADD were he in school today. Even now he catches himself staring out of the window thinking about his characters, their misadventures and the other worlds they inhabit.
As he grew up it was life, responsibilities and procrastination that had kept him from ever putting any of his daydreams down on paper.
One day he found himself home alone with a few days off work. He was reading a book, sitting by the window in his overs
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Average rating: 4.22 · 96 ratings · 35 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
THE LAST MARINES

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THE LAST MARINES by Lawrence N. Oliver
"This book grabbed me from the very first paragraph as it introduces the protagonist and the attack he seems to have just experienced. It then is apparent he has been giving a second unexpected chance at life. Which leads to his purpose and importance" Read more of this review »
THE LAST MARINES by Lawrence N. Oliver
"Epic storytelling.
Larson's style meets Lozito's flair with a pinch of Walker's pace.


In the two centuries since Ben Corbin and Sam Garrett’s ill-fated contact with the technologically advanced but vampiric Gar Rei, a lot has changed. Humans now suppl" Read more of this review »
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Great science fiction
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I look forward to the author’s next offering. Rogue AI, alternate history, genetic engineering, deep space travel, aliens, conspiracy, intrigue, and worm holes.
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THE LAST MARINES by Lawrence N. Oliver
"The Last Marines has a very interesting premise, scenario, and world that almost carries the story on its own despite the authors I'm gonna say "noobish" execution. It also has very real, lively characters that draw you into the story.

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"This book is unique because I’m not normally a military type of person. But this is a good start to a series. I can’t wait to see what happens next. I think this series will be awesome."
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I liked the fresh perspective this book has—familiar concepts but presented in a different way. I very much enjoyed the story, and I look forward to the next one. My only issues with this book are the author's mechanics—things like head hopping, pass ...more
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“Oh yeah? Good. Fuck ’em,” Corbin replied.”
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“Still, the image haunted his dreams throughout the night: a lovely girl gazing at the stars, and the stars who gazed back.”
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“As I said, the Esoli Na was damaged. It had been in orbit around one of their colony planets they call Camillus, when it was attacked by the Nineteenth. The Gar Rei had not joined in any significant conflict with the Nineteenth for some time leading up to the attack and were taken by surprise. Mistakes were made, and many ships were lost attempting to defend the colony.”

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