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Event (Event Group Series #1)

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Science Fiction meets Adventure

The "Event" is in full tradition of Clive Cussler, mixing historical fact with fiction. This Author has take several themes from others and set the stage for his characters to give a twist to what people who enjoy: Indiana Jones, Captain Nemo, Area 51, Eureka, Dirk Pit,...
The "Event" is in full tradition of Clive Cussler, mixing historical fact with fiction. This Author has take several themes from others and set the stage for his characters to give a twist to what people who enjoy: Indiana Jones, Captain Nemo, Area 51, Eureka, Dirk Pit, Warehouse 13, and a whole host of other characters.

Golemon, has taken the Myths, Stories, Fiction, and has weaved a tale which could almost believe able and extremely entertaining.

You have a clandestine government agency which can call upon other agencies, yet, not be held accountable to congress, except to the President. It is located at an airbase in Nevada, (could it be area 51?) You have a series of vaults which house artifacts, consisting of myths,and stories.(Ark of The Covent,Indiana Jones, or Warehouse 13, or even area 51) either way, you can identify with some story, movie, or reality which has come public knowledge. Then Finally you have the scientist who are the brightest, some of which are military, (a stretch here, but, possible) who build, research, create, who are actually overall think tank, protecting the United States, and World from any history altering EVENT.

This series of books, represent a hours upon hours of entertainment, escapism, in the finest tradition of science fiction, and adventure.

I do caution the reader, set aside enough time, because once you start to read you just may lose track of time, and end up with your Event. occurring.

posted by Art45 on September 12, 2009

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Great story good read

I approached this book with a fair bit of skepticism since I knew it was another story based upon the Roswell incident. I was pleasantly surprised. I found the story very well thought out and the plot moved along. The plotting was definitely the strongest element of ...
I approached this book with a fair bit of skepticism since I knew it was another story based upon the Roswell incident. I was pleasantly surprised. I found the story very well thought out and the plot moved along. The plotting was definitely the strongest element of the book and I enjoyed the nature of the monster/alien. Very clever. Even the initial stages when the book was focused on laying the framework for a "series" of follow-on novels was entertaining. I was less impressed with the actual writing style - it seemed sporadic, at times being very expressive and interesting, but at other times seeming to reiterate what was said before without a great deal of effort seemingly expended in finding a different way to say it. Still it was a great story and a good read. And the highest praise is that I do plan on checking out the next Event Group novel.

posted by 5047427 on November 16, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2008

    Can Pass This Book By

    This book takes way too long setting up the story then actually telling one. Grammar is confusing and the techno-babel which is attempting to be Clancy-esk is just plain bad. The premise of the 'Event Group' is just too far fetched to be believable, the characters are stereotypical and one dimensional. The whole Rosewell thing has been done much, much better.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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