Planet America

Planet America

by Mack Maloney

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BN ID: 2940013402713
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Series: Starhawk , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 457,962
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Best-selling author Mack Maloney (Brian Kelleher) has written many action-packed novels, including the Chopper Ops series, and the Starhawk series, as well as best-selling science fiction. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts, where he is working on the next exciting adventure.

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Planet America 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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This book really brings out the imagination, it has several twist and turns, you dont know where you'll end up. I totally recomend this book to anyone with a sence of adventure and imagination.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the follow-up to Starhawk Number One and it is as enjoyable as that first book. This is the latest version of the long-running Wingman series. Hawk Hunter, USAF F-16 fighter pilot, is still 'lost' in the Year 7200 AD, and not quite sure how he got there. His F-16 can now travel at two light years a second. He is crossing the Galaxy in it,looking for the secret to his identity, while blasting various bad guys along the way -- and with the darker forces of the massive Fourth Empire still hot on his tail. His quest is to find the mythical world known only as 'Planet America' as he knows he is an American and that there are more Americans scattered around the Galaxy that might be like him. Just how Hawk reaches his goal is full of twists and turns and somehow Maloney works a sort of X-Files angle into the middle part of the book, as unlikely as that might seem in a SF tale of such far-flung Space Opera scope. There are still the 'old' elements of 1950s sci-fi from the first book (ray guns, destructo-rays, lots of robots) that evoke Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers and give the story a classic feel. The book is actually like three novellas in one. I won't ruin the ending for anybody, you'll have a good time reaching it yourself. Suffice to say it's exciting, touching and mysterious as well. Hunter is looking for America -- and aren't we all these days? Hope there are more Starhawk adventures to come.