Project Nemesis (a Kaiju Thriller)

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Jon Hudson, lead investigator for the Department of Homeland Security's Fusion Center-P, thinks his job is a joke. While other Fusion Centers focus on thwarting terrorist activity, Hudson's division is tasked with handling paranormal threats to national security, of which there have been zero during his years at the DHS. When yet another Sasquatch sighting leads to a research facility disguised as an abandoned Nike missile site in the back woods of Maine, Hudson's job becomes ...
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Overview

Jon Hudson, lead investigator for the Department of Homeland Security's Fusion Center-P, thinks his job is a joke. While other Fusion Centers focus on thwarting terrorist activity, Hudson's division is tasked with handling paranormal threats to national security, of which there have been zero during his years at the DHS. When yet another Sasquatch sighting leads to a research facility disguised as an abandoned Nike missile site in the back woods of Maine, Hudson's job becomes deadly serious.

Hudson and the local Sherriff, Ashley Collins, suddenly find themselves on the run from a ruthless ex-Special Forces security team, but the human threat is short-lived as something very much not-human destroys the facility and heads for civilization, leaving only a single clue behind--a name scrawled in blood: Nemesis. Working with his team at Fusion Center-P, Sherriff Collins and a surly helicopter pilot named Woodstock, Hudson pursues the creature known as Nemesis, attempts to uncover the corporate secrets behind its creation and accidental release and tries to comprehend why several clues lead to a murdered little girl named Maigo.

But as the body-count explodes, along with the monster's size, it quickly becomes clear that nothing short of a full military response can slow Nemesis's progress. Coordinating with every branch of the U.S. military, Hudson simultaneously searches for clues about Nemesis's origins and motivations, and leads the counterattack that will hopefully stop the monster before it reaches Boston and its one million residents.

Witness the birth of a legend as Jeremy Robinson, bestselling author of SecondWorld and Ragnarok, combines the pacing of Matthew Reilly with the mystery of James Rollins and creates the first iconic American Kaiju* story since King Kong. Includes original creature designs by legendary Godzilla artist, Matt Frank.

*Kaiju is Japanese for "strange beast." The genre includes classic monsters such as Godzilla, Gamera, Mothra, Rodan and King Ghidorah.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984042395
  • Publisher: Breakneck Media
  • Publication date: 11/15/2012
  • Pages: 310
  • Sales rank: 98,975
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Robinson
JEREMY ROBINSON is the author of more than twenty novels including the highly praised, SECONDWORLD, as well as PULSE, INSTINCT, and THRESHOLD the first three books in his exciting Jack Sigler series, which is also the focus of and expanding series of co-authored novellas deemed the Chesspocalypse. His novels have been translated into ten languages. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and three children.
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  • Posted December 6, 2012

    Jeremy Robinson tells us he loved giant monster movies as a chil

    Jeremy Robinson tells us he loved giant monster movies as a child and that love certainly shows through in "Project Nemesis"!  This is a real thrill ride of a book.  The action is intense and, unlike your typical Godzilla movie, there's plenty of graphically presented gruesome death.  Jeremy Robinson gives us an interesting framework to hang his kaiju story on.  The monster Nemesis is motivated by more than just hunger and wanton destruction.  This more complex motivation both surprised me and raised some valid questions.  And not only that, this was just a kick-ass cool monster!  We got a suitable origin for Nemesis that is still mysterious and crying out for a sequel.  And the characters, there's a great hero, his more than capable budding love interest, a truely evil villian and plenty of attention getting supporting characters.  And while these characters are not the most complex in the world, they're far from shallow.  The only small nitpick I have with the book is the main character, Jon Hudson. I thought he was a little too nice and laid back for the head of DHS branch office.But what the heck, just made me pull for him even more.  This was a book I couldn't stop reading, it was just one cool scene after another.  I highly recommend it and eagerly look forward to many sequels, after all, the only thing better than a giant monster movie is a giant monster movie marathon!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2013

    NEMESIS IS ANOTHER WINNER!!

    The NEMESIS PROJECT is most certainly another winner for author Jeremy Robinson. Robinson has landed in my top three favorite authors list. Nemesis is horror and science fiction wrapped up with interesting characters and a thrilling plot. I could not put it down, and that caused some very late nights considering the novel is almost 900 pages long! I wanted to keep reading but had to put it down when I noticed it was 4 am. Keep up the great work, Mr. Robinson!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2012

    Great Book!

    Faced paced read. Very enjoyable. Highly recommend it. Would like to see this as a series.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    Loved this book! Great characters, good story, well paced!

    Loved this book! Great characters, good story, well paced!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2013

    Fast paced, fun read

    Robinson turned in a real page turn with this story. I couldn't catch my breath while reading. Once you thought you were out of the story, he "pulled you back in". A fun comic book ride.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 30, 2013

    Could not put this down!  Great characters and story. Even bette

    Could not put this down!  Great characters and story. Even better than the Chess Team series.  Please make sure the series continues.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2013

    Well worth reading!

    Excellent sci-fi read, great plot! Very different from other writers, but no less enjoyable.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2013

    Great Book

    Great Action Adventure Store. Would recommend this writer to all.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2013

    Really good read with lots of action

    Really good read with lots of action

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2013

    Great book

    He did a great job of grabbing and keeping your attention. Loved the humor woven throughout. Excellent read!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    Really exciting, well written book with likable characters

    Really exciting, well written book with likable characters

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 6, 2013

    High Camp summer fun

    This is my first of his books to read. I found it to be good old fashion high camp fun. I found myself laughing out loud,don't know if I was supposed to or not ,but he has such a humorous way of writing. The book had non-stop action,an unusual plot which shows we both watched the old sci fi Japanese monster movies,and I loved the ending which leaves lots of room for additional tales. Guess that could also be "tails".

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2013

    Move over Godzilla, There's a NEW girl in town!!!!

    Just finished this great book! WOW! Fast paced, likable characters, and someone to blame! If you are like me and prefer monsters in your stories, then this book is for you!
    As always, Jeremy Robinson is at his best! Very hard to put down! If his next one, Island 731 is just as good, then I am in for yet ANOTHER fantastic ride!
    Thanks, sir, for your wonderful storytelling! Keep up the good work! I've read everything you have published.
    AWL

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2013

    Kevin

    Great book hard to put down looking forward to next one

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2013

    Loved it!

    While a bit graghic, I truely enjoyed the story line and the bits of humur, can't wait for the next one!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 24, 2013

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    I really enjoyed the read, good characters , good plot , can't w

    I really enjoyed the read, good characters , good plot , can't wait for the next book of the series(?) 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Awesome!

    This was an awesome read! The characters were great-laidback, sassy, nerdy, diabolical... I hope this is the beginning of a series because I can't wait for the next one!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2014

    Great summer read!!!

    Well written!! Good character development. Loved the action. Looking forward to more from Mr. Robinson!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2014

    Incredible

    Absolutely fantastic

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  • Posted May 24, 2014

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    A fun read for any Kaiju aficionado

    This was a thoroughly enjoyable read and I would recommend it to any fans of Kaiju (Godzilla, Pacific Rim, etc.) . The monster is well conceived, designed, and written (some of my favorite chapters of the book are written from the kaiju's P.O.V.), the characters are well developed and you actually begin to care about what happens to them, and the action is, well, intense to say the least. This story hits the ground running and does not let up until the final chapter. You will not believe some of the action that takes place in the story, but it is all in great fun and makes for a completely enjoyable thriller. This would be a great summer beach read. This was my first book that I have read by this author but I very much look forward to investigating his work further. Highly recommended!

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