The Emerald Storm (Ethan Gage Series #5)

The Emerald Storm (Ethan Gage Series #5)

by William Dietrich

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The Emerald Storm (Ethan Gage Series #5) by William Dietrich

In the fifth installment of master storyteller William Dietrich’s bestselling adventure series, the swashbuckling, battle-scarred hero Ethan Gage must race from the slopes of the Alps to the sultry tropics of the Caribbean to pursue a mysterious Spanish treasure as the fate of England—and of the world’s first successful slave revolt—hang desperately in the balance.

The Emerald Storm is the action-packed historical masterpiece that Ethan Gage fans have long awaited. Fans of the Indiana Jones adventures, the Sharpe’s Rifles series, and the thrilling works of James Rollins, who himself calls Dietrich’s writing “adventure at its grandest,” will find The Emerald Storm a satisfying, sword-in-hand romp through history—and new readers will discover it as the perfect introduction to the breathtaking Ethan Gage Adventures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061989209
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/08/2012
Series: Ethan Gage Series , #5
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

William Dietrich is the author of fourteen novels, including six previous Ethan Gage titles—Napoleon's Pyramids, The Rosetta Key, The Dakota Cipher, The Barbary Pirates, The Emerald Storm, and The Barbed Crown. Dietrich is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, historian, and naturalist. A winner of the PNBA Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Washington State.

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The Emerald Storm 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Valerie58 More than 1 year ago
I love this series! It is a mixture of fact and fiction, unbelievable circumstances, and is completely entertaining. Ethan Gage started his literary life as a loveable rake and protege to Ben Franklin (yes, the real Ben Franklin!), caught up in so many different adventures that were beyond belief, and has developed into a devout family man who would die for his wife and young son. That's not to say he's completely reformed, since on a few occasions things do cross his mind that the former Ethan Gage would have no hesitation in actually doing. But the new Ethan goes no further than the thought, no matter how he is tempted. If you like adventure, history, mystery, suspense, and so much more, you have to read this book. I can't wait for the next one!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Weird book! Made NO sense at all. I got to about 100 pages and skipped rest to last page but even then could not figure out what was about!! never again.
rmd270 More than 1 year ago
This is the 5th installment in the Ethan Gage series set in Napoleonic-era. This story continues the swashbuckling and devil may care life of Ethan as he explores the world at Napoleon's request. This time is different as he has a new wife and son....his actions will have consequences on his family. This creates quite a conundrum but Ethan cannot stop himself from flighty exploration and dreams of wealth. This adventure leaves a real cliff hangar and leads to the next in the series "The Barbed Crown"...will check it out to see how things further evolve.
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I received my first Ethan Gage novel as a free book, then proceeded to read all five and am anxiously anticipating the next installment! This is comedy, history, adventure and fantasy rolled so tightly that the reader is hooked from start to finish. Forget the fiscal cliff! Bring me the next Ethan Gage!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very entertaining, much like the others in the series, but somehow not quite as good. Maybe the novelty of the first few--the roguishness of Ethan and the quirkiness of the savant references--is not as fresh. Still, I would definitely recommend, and will eagerly await the next in the serious.
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Well done, and great fun to read.
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