Stark's Command

Stark's Command

by John G. Hemry, Jack Campbell

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ISBN-13: 9780441008223
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/03/2001
Series: Stark's War Series , #2
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 222,635
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 4.16(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John G. Hemry is a retired naval officer who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis before serving with the surface fleet and in a variety of other assignments. He is the author of the Paul Sinclair series and the Stark’s War series. As Jack Campbell, he is the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Fleet series, The Lost Stars series, and Pillars of Reality series. He lives with his indomitable wife and three children in Maryland.

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Stark's Command 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
iftyzaidi on LibraryThing 26 days ago
This is the sequel to Stark's War and the second part of the trilogy. The story picks up right where it left off at the end of the first book, with Stark being elected to lead the military contingent on the Moon after it has mutinied and locked up all its officers. The story deals with Stark coming to terms with his new role and responsibilities, and also the need to overcome the distrust and divisions between the Moon's civilian and military colonists. Of course there is also an attempt by the American government to retake control of the colony, but overall this is probably less action-oriented than the first book and more heavily focused on Stark's character and the choices and issues he is faced with. The series continues to engage and entertain without really being exceptional in any way.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very poorly written
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sgt. Stark is written from the Enlisted/NCO viewpoint, and all too often strikes home against the Officer Corps and the Careerists there who care nothing for the men, just their next 'ticket' being punched. If you are a West Pointer, you will hate this series, but if you are not, you will love it.
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Glassfiber More than 1 year ago
I've read a lot of the Hemry/Campbell books including all three of the Stark's War series and have found them all to be good reads. With his U.S. Navy background his action sequences are well constructed and delivered. He has a grasp of tactics and battles that rings true and he understands and adheres to reality of physics in his presentation of time lag, ballistics, and the many other things that some science fiction writers gloss over. His plot and character development is a little lacking but not to the point of making the stories unreadable. While not on the scale of an Asimov, Clarke, Heinlein, etc. his books are entertaining and well worth the cost and effort to read them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good book