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The Doomsday Key (Sigma Force Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

DEFINITELY ANOTHER WINNER!

Praises again for James Rollins! Personally, I think he is one of the most underrated authors in fiction today. I have read every book he has written and will continue to do so. He continues to deliver complex plots with well developed characters. The only sad part ...
Praises again for James Rollins! Personally, I think he is one of the most underrated authors in fiction today. I have read every book he has written and will continue to do so. He continues to deliver complex plots with well developed characters. The only sad part is having to wait a year between books. I hope he never resorts to coauthoring works in order to increase productivity like some of the other big names in fiction.

posted by FlaBookworm on July 2, 2009

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Very Disappointing

I've read most of James Rollins novels so when I came across "The Doomsday Key" I was quite excited to read it. Now that I've finally finished (most of his books I couldn't put down, this one took forever) I have to say that this effort is definitely not up to his usual...
I've read most of James Rollins novels so when I came across "The Doomsday Key" I was quite excited to read it. Now that I've finally finished (most of his books I couldn't put down, this one took forever) I have to say that this effort is definitely not up to his usual standards. I don't understand how anyone can give 5 stars to this poorly thought out plot line. Some of the action borders on the ridiculous. I mean when Monk is about to be overrun by overwhelming odds, Mr. Rollins has many dozens of crazed polar bears rush out of the forest attacking the enemy troops and saving the day for the hero's. I mean really....'polar bears'??
The whole effort seems like something Mr. Rollins wrote in collage rather than his the well thought out, heart racing adventures he usually gives us. If he hadn't already made a name for himself, I doubt this work would even get published in its present form.

posted by RichardB on April 16, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2014

    Unbelievable.

    Would make a good backgroud for an action film appealing to the under 25 nonreader group. Lacks flow and continuity. Unbelievable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2012

    Big white

    He went off the deep end here. A pack of polar bears attacking the bad guys riding snowmobiles. Really?

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