Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead

by Thomas Harlan
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Land of the Dead 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
harlanreader More than 1 year ago
A good wrap up of a series but hopefully not the last. With Harlan one never knows if he will publish again or how soon but his work is really good. I have read both of his series to date and this one is more mature than the last. The characters and storyline are superb and the progression of the story is well timed too. I hope he publishes more books on this storyline and perhaps a little more closely together... A recommended book for a good, mind tasking, read...
harstan More than 1 year ago
In a rarely traveled part of space, an even rarer artifact from the glorious era of the First Sun Old Ones has been discovered. The leaders of the interplanetary Mexica Empire know the significance of the find from a historical perspective and even more important understand this is a weapon of mass destruction. In Mexico City, the Emperor wants the relic brought under their close supervision so he sends his son, Prince Xochitl to retrieve it. At the same time Mirror Service operative Green Hummingbird, First Sun anthropological expert Gretchen Anderssen and Captain Susan Koshy are also trying to obtain the artifact. Others also make a trek to gain possession as everyone understands the impact of an Old Ones' weapon. The premise of In The Time of the Sixth Sun saga (see WASTELAND OF FLINT and HOUSE OF REEDS) is simplistic as Thomas Harlan changes a key pivotal sixteenth century moment in which the Japanese instead of the Spanish meet the Aztecs first. From that first encounter, the author has extrapolated an alternate history based on the Annals of Cuauhtotlan that provides the audience with a super futuristic science fiction saga. LAND OF THE DEAD is a great action-packed thriller with tense battle scenes in space as the race to possess an artifact from the era of the First Sun has everyone on edge. Green and his cohorts, and Xochitl bring to the exciting plot a human rivalry that compares how miniscule earthlings are against the big vastness of outer space. Harriet Klausner
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