The Deaths of Tao (Tao Series #2)

The Deaths of Tao (Tao Series #2)

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ISBN-13: 9780857663320
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Series: Wesley Chu's Tao Series , #2
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 447,603
Product dimensions: 4.16(w) x 6.87(h) x 1.21(d)

About the Author

Wesley Chu was born in Taiwan and emmigrated to Chicago, Illinois when he was just a pup. It was there he became a Kung Fu master and gymnast.

Wesley is an avid gamer and a contributing writer for the magazine Famous Monsters of Filmland. A former stunt man and a member of the Screen Actors Guild, he can also be seen in film and television playing roles such as "Banzai Chef" in Fred Claus and putting out Oscar worthy performances as a bank teller in Chicago Blackhawks commercials.

Wesley is a 2014 Alex Award winner for his novel The Lives of Tao. He is a 2014 nominee for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

Besides working as an Associate Vice President at a bank, he spends his time writing and hanging out with his wife Paula Kim and their Airedale Terrier, Eva.

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The Deaths of TAO 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book was good until the last few chapters. Then, it seemed like the author was phoning it in. The action sequences and dialogue between host an Quasing were extremely drawn out, and there were significantly more spelling errors.
Drewano More than 1 year ago
Another fun ride with Roan and the Quasing. ‘The Deaths of Tao’ is full of non-stop action with a bit of humor and some well thought out writing mixed in. There are parts where I was laughing out loud right after holding my breath during a fight scene. The plot is interesting and well thought out I couldn’t get enough. On to book 3 in the series!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hard to put down just like book 1. Reading it I feel part of the story. Thank you. I will start book 3 shortly.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am enjoying this reading series. It has held my interest by keeping in me in suspense in nearly every chapter. I am looking forward to see how our world turns out!
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TimothyRook More than 1 year ago
Having not read the first book in this series made this book all that more impressive to me. I was coming to the world, characters, and setting completely fresh and the author effortless made me aware of everything that I needed to know to enjoy the story. This is one of the things many authors struggle with when they write series. I really loved the characters in this book, both the good guys and the bad guys. They all were very real and relatable. For a science fiction novel, this book was incredibly realistic and certainly an exciting read for any reading it seriously. I truly cannot wait to read the further adventures of Tao, The Prophus, and The Genjix. My only problem with the book was that it had a bit of a slow start and for a sequel this is doubly strange. But shortly afterward it certainly found a descent, albeit slow pace. The story and characters were good enough to save it from it’s pacing. On the whole the book was very good and I can’t wait to read the next one.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Better than the first.