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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Straits of Hell by Taylor Anderson

This appears to have shades of Eric Flint's alternate worlds books.  A WWII destroyer is transported to an alternate Earth, I think.  On that alternate reality world a war is being waged by a variety of transported Earthlings and alien races.

This may be a good book but it is most definitely a sequel and there is a definitive lack of back story.   The characters, races and alliances are totally confusing due to that lack of a back story.

This may be a good book but I can't really say as I didn't finish it.  I got too frustrated  trying to guess my way through the plot and characters.  I like the writing style but there are too many other books out there that don't usually frustrate me. 




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2 comments:

  1. I read the first book in the series, Into the Storm, a couple of years ago. In terms of world-building, it was more about establishing a concept than truly executing on it, but there was enough detail to make the story work and make me want to continue with the series.

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  2. Bob, thanks for the comment, it is nice to know I have one regular reader.

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