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Conquest Earth

(Tarizon #3)

3.52  ·  Rating details ·  121 ratings  ·  78 reviews
The third and final volume of the Tarizon Trilogy. Previous volumes were Tarizon: The Liberator and Tarizon: Civil War. When a teenager discovers his father is working on a secret government project with aliens from the planet Tarizon, the project is compromised and Peter Turner must accept exile or be killed. Volume 1 chronicles Peter Turners abduction and discovery that ...more
Hardcover, 357 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Top Publications (first published August 1st 2010)
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Jennifer-Eve Workman
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Young Adults
Recommended to Jennifer-Eve by: Goodreads Giveaways
I won this through Goodreads First Reads Giveaway.

Although I never read the first two books in the series, I was still able to catch up on the story line. I will say though that some parts needed a bit more explaining that I'm sure was already explained in the first book. So there were a few parts that were hard to figure out what was meant. But all in all it was pretty easy to follow. Even though I am not usually a fan of sci-fi future-esc outer space type of books, I really enjoyed this one. T
Nancy Steinle gummel
Conquest Earth by William Manchee is typical alien versus human science fiction. This book does not disappoint. Manchee delivers with kudos. Though this is book 3 of a trilogy, it's a brilliant read by itself. You easily pick up the thread. The characters are real, true to life and the alien mutants are interestingly described. The story starts with the end of civil war on Tarizon. The Purists are defeated. There are still marauding bands striking fear in the populous. Chancellor Lorin sets up a ...more
I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. The book arrived with the first two volumes in MP3 form. This review is based on the third book.

A few things bothered me about this book. First of all, the font kept changing. I have never seen that before. The book is set in a very small type then suddenly it reverts to a larger and more comfortable type. Then back to small type. A little distracting for the reader.

I had difficulty staying interested in the story. I found that there were a lot of charact
Sarah Pantoja
Nov 10, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: first-reads
This was the only book of the trilogy that I read, and some of the problems that I have with the book may be a result of this. It was not a book that could stand alone without the rest of the trilogy. However, my biggest problem with the book was that it really needed a proofreader. There was a typo on the dust jacket, and throughout the book there was another typo at least every five to ten pages. Also, the font size changed every so often with no discernible reason. I found these very distract ...more
Dan Braun
Oct 27, 2010 rated it it was ok

First of all,I really enjoyed the story. I received it as Goodreads give away, That is about all that I can say good about it.
The editing left much to be desired. In many places there were errors e.g. "Can you see them? Yes I have a good FEW of them." The word "recognizance" was repeated used instead of the correct word "reconnaissance". e.g. "aerial recognizance"??????????
The book is printed in a small font, every now and then there will be a page or two in a larger font.
Nov 13, 2010 rated it really liked it
I'm not a big fan of the Science Fiction genre but this book may have just changed my mind. I simply loved it. ...more
Sep 11, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Julie Barrett
Aug 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Conquest Earth by William Manchee
This story follows Lorin and the child she shares with her mate. Lots of politics and how to survive where they are located.
Lots of new characters to get a handle on for me. Lots of cool things happen in this one. Like how when they arrive on the Earth they don't even know how to eat an apple but they find out so much more.
Love how they are able to run a ranch at no cost...
So many things occur that you'd not even imagine-like how the story is told.
Received this r
Olive Ziegert
Nice trilogy. Believable.
Maxine Mathew
I got this book via a Goodreads giveaway and it is one of the few science- fiction books I have ever read.

Against all adversities Leek Lanzai has managed to lead the Loyalist to a victory by defeating the TGA and killing the tyrannical Videl Lai, and also restoring the Supreme Mandate. After all this, Leek thought that he might get a well-deserved break to spend some time with his family. But when the Intergalactic Fleet refuses to surrender Leek is called to commander one the few earth shuttles
Carrie Kilgore
Mar 21, 2014 rated it it was ok
This is same author who wrote "Deadly Distractions," a legal thriller, which I enjoyed (I gave it 4 stars in my review). In my opinion, he should stick to that genre and either forget sci fi or educate himself further. For some reason, the writing itself is nowhere near as good in this book. Perhaps he lost a good editor or decided to give us his first draft. (I see he's got both a 2010 and a 2012 edition out; I think I've got the 2010 edition.)

This book is aimed at YA, many of whom may be indis
I won a first reads copy of the audio version. Part of my review is based on the story and part on the fact that it was an audio version.

The Story:
Because this is the third book in a trilogy and I had not read the other two, there was a steep learning curve at th begining of the story. The Author did a good job of (eventually) explaing relationships between several of the characters. There were some parts though where it would have been helpful to give a little more background if this were to st
Sep 29, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi
I won a copy of the first book in this trilogy as a part of the Goodreads FirstReads program, and foolishly bought the rest of the trilogy before reading the first one. Had I read it first, I never would have spent actual money on this. But having already thrown said money away, I felt compelled to actually complete the trilogy so I could at least say that I did. This third volume was far better than the other two, though, so if you managed to read those you shouldn't hesitate the finish the rid ...more
Jun 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-books, manchee
After reading Tarizon: The Civil War, Vol 2, which I won on the GOODREADS GIVEAWAY, I had to get Vol 1 & 3. I purchased this one from I managed to purchase vol 1 fron eBay.

I have completed Vols 1-The Liberator, 2-Cival War & 3-Conquest Earth of the Tarizon Trilogy. Magnificent novels. William Manchee, I commend you! These books were terrific, kept me glued to the book. Found it very difficult to put it down once I got started in it. Much to my pleasure, I see you have written other n
Wayne Reinagel
Dec 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway, in exchange for a fair and honest review.

First, let me acknowledge that, yes, there are a few editing problems and the font changing sizes is slightly annoying. And that Conquest Earth is a typical alien versus human science fiction. Once you get beyond that, however, I really enjoyed the characters and the different alien invaders. It took a little time to get to the story, since this is the final book of the Tarizon trilogy, but now that I’ve finished
May 14, 2014 rated it it was ok
I won this book from Goodreads.
This is volume 3 of a sci-fi, with an already established cast of characters, setting, and alien words. Names were hard to tell females from males, but it is readable after a few chapters which brought me up to date. (DO try to read the first 2 books in this trilogy!)
Leek Lanzia is an earthling who was sent to the planet Tarizon and became their Liberator. Now the Tarizon Global Army (the bad guys) is taking the Intergalactic Fleet, an unimaginable conquering "batt
Mar 03, 2016 rated it it was ok
2.5 Stars
I hate doing this...
I feel bad when I get a book for free, from an author trying to make good and I can't give a higher rating than this. But I can't give away goodwill stars either, so...

The plot had some interesting ideas. There is enough here to build a book on.
With that said:
I shouldn't have started with this one. Not really a stand-alone.
The constant POV changes, time shifts, and a lack of detail letting me know where and when I was in the story had me re-reading entire pages just
David A.
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: first-reads
I got as far as chapter 4 before I had enough. What a juvenile book!
What is with the font size changing for no apparent reason?
It is like a bunch of kids wrote and published this.
Sorry, I do not like leaving a bad review for a "first reads" book but in this case I must.

I feel I must revise my review above.
After I put this book down, I started to read "Destined" by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. "Destined" is the 8th in a series.
About halfway through the first chapter it occurred to me that if I h
Sep 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
In the "final" episode of the Tarizon series, the Purists set off to Earth after a couple of skirmishes. There are battles in space, and political machinations on both Tarizon and Earth. Both Fleets reach Earth and fighting ensues. Who shall prevail?

A complex narrative pushes the reader deeper in the world of the story with concise descriptions and lively characters. This episode has lots of emotion, action, military maneuvers, politics, and drama. Compared to prior episodes, without giving too
Brent Soderstrum
Sep 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: first-read
I won this book through GoodReads first read program.

It took me awhile to get to this book since this book is the final book of the Tarizon trilogy. I really enjoyed this sci-fi trilogy even though I am not a sci-fi fan. In this final book Leek Lanzia aka Peter Turner is in a race with the Purist party of Tarizon to reach Earth. The Purists want to take over Earth and Peter wants to stop them. Peter is originally from Earth but ended up on Tarizon saving the planet from the Purists rule. Now he
C. Stuchl
Nov 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: goodreads-books
I won this book on Goodreads. Started off a little slow but picked up and was a rollercoaster ride from then on. A science fiction military thriller that takes place on two planets.
Leek Lanzia, aka Peter Turner whose home planet is Earth, is called back to service on Tarizon when it is discovered that the evil Purists, who are hidding on a moon orbiting Tarizon, are planning to fly to Earth and conquer it. After Earth's conquest they plan to re-attack Tarizon. Leek has to find a way to beat th
Dec 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
I really had to think on how to write a review without giving away and ruining it for others. That being said I gave the book a rating of 4.5 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The tyranny of men and the fate of earth in some one else s hands to save us is an exciting adventure. First you have the twist and turns of democratic hoops and constant depth of outmaneuvering others for control; then add the patience it took to implement the earth's demise in depth, even detailed out enough it's not really so ...more
Jan 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was surprised to receive this book as a give away from GoodReads First Reads. I didn't remember requesting it, as being the 3rd book in a series, I usually don't.

It was a little difficult at first sorting out the people and what was going on, since I had not read the first two books. However, once I got it sorted out, I really enjoyed reading it. I had expected it to be a war story and was pleasantly surprised to find it was a humanities story instead. It kept my interest well.

The author has
Sep 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
I received the trilogy from my Goodreads winning! I will be starting with the first book: Tarizon, the Liberator, Volume 1.

Will review each book as I finish them, since this one is the third, I will get to it soon.

Great ending to the series! Again, Leek (Peter) and the team of Loyalists go after the Purists as they go after Earth. Lots of fighting and interesting weapons. I liked the parts where the Turner family participates in overthrowing the plot to take over our government.

All is well in
I enjoyed this story, but there were a lot of open ended situations that did not get wrapped up towards the end of this story. A follow-on story would not answer these questions as they needed to be covered during this story. This was a good sci-fi adventure, but too holes as to what happened in certain events weakened the overall story line.

I won this through Goodreads First-reads giveaway program. What an awesome program. Thank you to William Manchee for placing his work in this giveaway prog
Jun 19, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: did-not-finish
I was given this book through a Goodreads giveaway, in exchange for a fair and unbiased review, that being said, here's my review:

Great science fiction for young to adult readers!! I have not read book or two of the series, but I found myself not getting lost because it. I am going to ask my library to get book 1 and 2 of the series, and also look into Manchee's Stan Turner series.

This has everything you want in a sci-fi story: aliens, mutants, war and just plan fun. Gets your imagination going
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a very fun, action packed sci-fi thriller... I didn't read book one or two, so I was worried that I would be lost, but I wasn't.. from page one it grabbed me and didn't let up... it was a page turner :)

It was kind of weird how the font kept changing, and there is still some spelling errors... but it didn't distract from an incredible read.

Aliens and mutants and more! I would reccomend this book to anyone who loves sci-fi like I do!

I am so happy to have won this one Goodreads! I can't w
Khalia Hades
Nov 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
This was the first in the trilogy that I had the pleasure of reading, as I'd won it on an online book giveaway on Goodreads. I will deff. will be purchasing the first two novels to see how it all went down. The characters are well-written which is very rare. The dialogue was nice and clean, and there were some great conversations between certain characters. I especially enjoy stories where the character is taken from his natural environment and thrust into a new world. All in all, it was amazing ...more
Karen E. Garcia
I won a free copy of this book in a goodreads contest. I do recommend reading the first two books before starting with this book. Unless you are okay with many of your questions being answered halfway into the story. You have Leek, who was from earth, tasked with helping the planet Tarizon. Becoming a hero, the book then starts with Leek having to return back to Earth to save it before it is too late. There are a couple of pages where the font size is larger but other then that I found the story ...more
Oct 30, 2010 rated it liked it
Tarizon: The Liberator (Volume 1) & Tarizon: Civil War (Volume 2) were audio books - Tarizon: Conquest Earth (Volume 3) hard cover book. I enjoyed the mix. I especially found that the 'reading' enabled me to immerse myself into this world. A great lead in for my own reading. Not having read many sci-fi, I was not sure what to expect. (I enjoy watching sci-fi.) If this is a favourite genre of yours then you will not be disappointed. ...more
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William Manchee is an attorney by trade and practices consumer law in Dallas with his son Jim. Originally from southern California, he now lives in Plano, Texas.

Other books in the series

Tarizon (3 books)
  • The Liberator (Tarizon Trilogy #1)
  • Tarizon: Civil War

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