Customer Reviews for

Alliance Space

Average Rating 4.5
( 6 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(4)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 6 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2010

    2 stories...

    Merchant's Luck is a great story, and I thought the main character was very well developed. It's the story of a lonely man finally getting some luck and trying to stand on his own. The only drawback was that it ended too soon; C.J. could have expanded the story and I would have gladly read it. The second story however left a lot to be desired; 40,000 in Gehenna is about a space colony abandoned by the government and left to its own devices. Years pass and we see the colony having cult like followings with the local lizard like creature the "Calibans." C.J. barely lets us know anything about the creatures. Since they play such a big role in the story; not understanding them is a major setback to knowing how the ending is "acceptable." 5 stars for Merchants Luck and 3 stars for Gehenna.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2008

    A reviewer

    This is really two separate books. Both stories are set in the same universe, but that is all that they have in common. It might have been better if the second story was a continuation of the first. The first story is an interesting story about a merchant spacer who is running his operation on a thread and takes tons of chances just to get by. He has many faults and it is an interesting story. The second takes place over several generations on a planet that is being colonized. There are strange lizard like creatures that are already on the planet and the colonists begin to understand that the lizards have their own kind of sentience. This of course leads to conflict and a not so great story that leaves you caring less about the characters or the point of the story.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 6 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1