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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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  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.

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