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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Excellent summer read! Don't miss it!

Without giving anything away, this book likely has something for everyone who enjoys the action/adventure genre. Natural disasters, world chaos, a missing Air Force One and the president, ancient civilizations, romance, name it and you'll find it in this novel - even in...
Without giving anything away, this book likely has something for everyone who enjoys the action/adventure genre. Natural disasters, world chaos, a missing Air Force One and the president, ancient civilizations, romance, name it and you'll find it in this novel - even including a Canadian! This third novel by Rollins has more refined character development than his previous novels while at the same time, keeping the mystery and the adventure on an even keel. If you enjoyed his previous novels, you won't be disappointed with this one. In my opinion, Rollins easily ranks up there with the likes of Preston and Childs, DuBrul and other action/adventure writers. In fact, so far, he's demonstrating consistancy in his writing unlike some of the other writers who seem to lose momentum after their first success and is in fact in the process of surpassing some of the other household name action/adventure authors. Anxiously awaiting the next novel! Monsieur Rollins, you make reading a pleasure as always... ;-)

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Interesting Science, Slow Moving Plot

The thing that I really like about James Rollins is the really interesting science that is threaded throughout his books. This book is no exception. The discussion and fictional application of dark matter is really interesting. Also, as always, there is a decent amou...
The thing that I really like about James Rollins is the really interesting science that is threaded throughout his books. This book is no exception. The discussion and fictional application of dark matter is really interesting. Also, as always, there is a decent amount of action at various times throughout the book. However, the plot of this book is SLOW and you will be 150 pages into it before it really gets interesting. Also, there are a couple of subplots that seem to have been included for no other purpose than filling space.

posted by Silas_Dogood on February 17, 2011

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  • Posted February 17, 2011

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    Interesting Science, Slow Moving Plot

    The thing that I really like about James Rollins is the really interesting science that is threaded throughout his books. This book is no exception. The discussion and fictional application of dark matter is really interesting. Also, as always, there is a decent amount of action at various times throughout the book. However, the plot of this book is SLOW and you will be 150 pages into it before it really gets interesting. Also, there are a couple of subplots that seem to have been included for no other purpose than filling space.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 14, 2012

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    Like a big disaster movie!

    Reading this book was like watching a disaster movie, but so much better. Well written. Very interesting subject. Fast moving. This was the first book by James Rollins I have read, but it will definitely not be the last.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 5, 2012

    Recommend very much.

    it's a page turner.

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  • Posted April 13, 2012

    Highly recommend

    Great book if one likes adventure/mystery. You can never go wrong with James Rollins.

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