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Conspiracies (Repairman Jack Series #3)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2007

    Plot to Seize the White House

    If you like reading about conspiracies, you'll love the true story of how radicals tried to overthrow FDR! It's a historical even almost completely forgotten, but you can read about it in Jules Archer's The Plot to Seize the Whitehouse.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2005

    A good diversion overall

    It's been a while since I read 'The Tomb' and I didn't realize that it was actually turned into a series of books. I haven't read 'Legacies' and might should have before reading this book. However, this is a good book and I actually enjoyed the variety of conspiracy theories that are put forth. There are parts where it seems a little disjointed and I will agree with another reviewer that the SESOUP Sunday schedule being placed on the last page is a bit odd and could be an editorial error. However, I consider that a minor issue. Bottom line, if you enjoy books that are a little far-out, you should enjoy this one. I can definitely recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2000


    Though not as good as THE TOMB and LEGACIES, the newest 'Repairman Jack' novel, CONSPIRACIES, by F. Paul Wilson, is still a fun read. This time Jack is hired to search for a missing wife, Melanie Ehler, who was in the process of finishing her 'Grand Unification Theory when she suddenly vanishes. Her theory will shed light on what is actually going on in the world with regards to conspiracies, proving some and disproving others. Melanie was supposed to present her new theory at the national SESOUP (The Society for the Exposure of Secret Organizations and Unacknowledged Phenomena) conference, but disappeared just before the start of it. The question is whether or not her disappearance was voluntary. Jack cleverly infiltrates the conference of paranoid people, hoping to find out if any of its members were involved in the disappearance of Melanie. It isn't long before Jack finds out that basically everyone at the conference is a little nuts, and that there is a conspiracy of major proportions in the works. He suspects that Dr. Salvatore Roma, the founder of SESOUP, may be behind the strange happenings. Of course, Jack is right in his suspicions. Dr. Roma and his little monkey, Mauricio, are determined to unleash the 'Otherness' upon the unsuspecting world, thereby creating unimaginable calamity and chaos. It also isn't long before Jack realizes that Dr. Roma is connected to Melanie's disappearance in some way, and that it may be up to our reluctant hero to save the world when push comes to shove. CONSPIRACIES had a number of good things about it. Beside having a great character in Repairman Jack, the story line also offered a somewhat detailed look at the major conspiracies floating around out there (UFOs, little gray aliens abducting humans for experiments, the Men in Black, and the global Kabal taking economic control over the world). My own theory is that where there's a little bit of smoke, there's bound to be some fire. Well, the arguments presented for the above conspiracy theories certainly sound plausible enough to me. Even Jack begins to question his on beliefs after just a few days at the conference. He even starts to see his own paranoid self mirrored in many of the participants at the conference. I mean, who's more paranoid about the U.S. government than our Repairman Jack. The rakoshi creatures from THE TOMB return, at least in Jack's dreams, and Mr. Wilson does go into some detail concerning their origins, as well as their relationship to the 'Otherness.' The ending of the book is a little far-fetched, but it didn't take away from my enjoyment of the novel. One thing the reader should be aware of is that CONSPIRACIES takes place roughly seven months after THE TOMB (circa 1985/86), but Mr. Wilson throws in a large number of things that only recently happened, so just ignore the inconsistencies. Jack is definitely a wonderful character to hang out with for a day, and that is what makes the novels so much fun to read. These books are pure popcorn entertainment and are not to be taken too seriously. Buy the novel, read it, and have a great day of fun and relaxations.

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