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Operation: Montauk

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  54 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Lost in time after a failed attempt to kill Hitler before his rise to power, World War II soldier Cpl. Jack Mallory finds himself stranded, his whole team killed, nearly 100 Million years off course. Together with a group of other wayward time travelers, Mallory has to fight to survive in a hostile environment swarming with dinosaurs. Desperate to find a way home, the comm ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published May 29th 2012 by Silence in the Library (first published May 20th 2012)
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Michael Fierce

I picked this book up a couple years ago after seeing the striking cover by Blain Hefner and immediately picked it up for my Summer reading collection.

The cover says it all: It's a pulp adventure-fiction, steeped in military action, replete with dinosaurs, nazis, time-travel, and assorted time-displaced characters.


3 1/2 stars -- It's fast, fun, and hard to put down!


In some ways it feels like a YA novel, but I believe Operation: Montauk, is better classified as a Pulp-adventure novel, or...


May 13, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebooks, sf
Enjoyable and action-packed, and a decent sample of the author's potential, this book ultimately fails to deliver.

The good news first. It's all action (all the time), and has really wonderful cover art. If you're looking for a brisk adventure tale, you really can't go wrong with this book to fit your needs.

Main drawback? Not using an editor with the ability to improve this novel up to the standard that it could have reached...

The author did start with a good concept. It's a bit similar to Rober
May 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: scifi-fantasy
If you like Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones you will probably really like this book. Me, I was expecting a little more of a gradual character development and a little less of popping from one dinosaur attack to the next. Just not my thing.

This is a new spin on time travel, one which I quite enjoyed. Unlike some reviewers, I was actually rather impressed with the ending. I liked how it came together. It really didn't leave me hanging at all--he set the precedent and the rules of the universe and
S.A. Gibson
Nov 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Fun, enjoyable light read. The cover says it all. Pulp fiction with time travel, Nazis and a good ole American GI soldier. Somewhat old school in style and feel. I wasn't offended by stereotypes as I often am with old school science fiction. The women were a little more respected and self reliant than in most old school fiction. The only excessive stereotypes are the Nazis and dinosaurs. Both are mindlessly and fatally evil. They both attack the good guys without any thinking until they die. If ...more
Eliz davidson
Sep 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing

I really, really enjoyed Operation: Montauk. It took a few chapters to get into the meat of the story, which is fitting as the main character is finding his way in an unexpected land.

I don't want to give away anything more than what is already in the other reviews and description of the book. Yes there are Nazis and dinosaurs and time travel and romance and all sorts of things. There is drive behind the story that compels you to keep reading, guess what may happen to the characters, and then doe
Jul 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Bryan Young's latest book is a fast-paced adventure. Cpl. Jack Mallory and his team were sent back in time to kill Hitler, but an unexpected effect rocketed them back 100 million years instead of only a few. Now Jack, the lone survivor, must hook up with other time travellers from different eras who washed up in the same place and time. Coincidence? To say any more would give away too much of the plot.

This is an engaging read that grabs you and keeps you reading until you arrive breathless at th
Jun 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Another excellent book by Bryan Young and well worth more than what I paid for it on the Kindle. Who knew that time traveling could be such a chaotic and yet serine experience. In fact it was such a great read that I posted a full review of it here on my blog. Probably one of the better authors that I've read in a good while.
Jun 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is one of the best books I've read in a long while. The characters felt so real and likeable which for me personally always makes such a difference. A great story by a great author I would (and plan to) recommend to my friends. Bravo Mr. Young.
Nanci Schwartz
May 23, 2012 rated it liked it
3.5 out of 5 stars (I really wish they let you do that!) It was a fun, enjoyable read, but gah! The ending! Not fair! :(
Lydia Grier
Jul 19, 2012 rated it liked it
Well written and fast paced story. I was so upset with the ending though. Hmmmm
For you Action Adventure fans: As long as you don't mind Crappy Endings, you will probably love this book. It is non-stop action from start to finish. It's has time travel, Dinosaurs, Nazis, spaceships, etc. It's fun. Don't overthink it. It was meant to be a modern take on pulp fiction action adventure, and it certainly is. The only problem, as I said, is the ending. It sucks, plain and simple. In fact, I think I'll take a few minutes after this review to think of a better one in my head and mak ...more
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Another fun read.
Aug 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Good Reads needs more stars. Excellent story with awesome elements of past and future. I didn't want it to end. And it didn't .
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Bryan Young works across many different media. As an author, he's written the bestselling comedic novel Lost at the Con, the critically acclaimed sci-fi adventure Operation: Montauk, the sci-fi western The Serpent's Head, and the alt-history WWI novel The Aeronaut. His latest non-fiction book is the bestselling Children's Illustrated History of Presidential Assassination. As a film producer, his l ...more
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