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Far better than book 1

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-03-20

I have to admit, after having struggled through book 1 River God. I seriously considered abandoning the series. That's how much I'd disliked not so much the story but the characters in book 1. However, I'm glad I persevered and read book 2. The characters were far more affable, if not exactly likeable and definitely more relatable.

Hard work

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-02-20

I've never read a Wilber Smith book before and honestly after this one, I don't want to read another. The story revolves around three characters. An Egyptian princess, a soldier and a slave. The later being the main character and narrator and I couldn't stand him. By the time I finished the book and that took some effort, I had no repor with any of the characters, couldn't careless what happened to them and just wanted it all to end. Which is a pity, because the author put so much effort into painting every other aspect of the world in which it was based

Over to fast

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-20

This book felt slow to get going, then was over to quick and while plenty happen nothing really happened in the overall arching story. I look forward to the next issue in the series but hope it has a greater impact on the main plot. Enjoyed reading the Kellies interaction from Nates point of view and the two linked series

The aliens aren't the main focus

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-11-19

More political drama, with a sprinkle of alien intrigue instead if the expected alien drama. That said, the story is well written and the characters likeable, the pace keeps the interest to the end.

Kept me interested to the end

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-11-19

While able to keep my attention throughout, because it was written well with likeable characters, I have to be honest and say much of the book felt packed full of nothing. Loads happened but nothing happened if you know what I mean. That said, it still managed to maintain my interest, think along the lines of laying foundations and you'll get a good idea for this book

Dirty Harry in the future

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-19

I like many have heard of Judge Dredd and know a little about him. Seen the two movies and played a game, but beyond that not much. I've never read the comics, so don't know any back story or his adventures. Having listened to the audio book and the narrator channeling his inner Clint Eastwood, I now have a vision of Dirty Harry in the future. Not necessarily a bad thing, but there you go. Enjoyable to a point

Great

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-19

I've really enjoyed every single one of these fully cast Alien Audible books. The stories are a worth while addition to the franchise. It's a pity no one had the intelligence to put these on the silver screen instead of aliens 3 and 4. Maybe it wouldn't have suffered like it did.

Ahead of his time

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-19

H G Wells was way ahead of his time, in both his presumptions and his understandings, as a result his stories resonate even after all this time. That's not to say they are undated, because some of it most certainly is, but this collection is classed as classic for a reason and thus are worth reading

A good reimagine of the classic haunted house

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-08-19

I'll be the first ti admit I'm not a massive horror fan, I tend to find them predictable and repetitive. That said, this story was well envisioned. Throwing the physic against the scientist and their opposing views, horrific if eschewed towards the typical debasment of the women in the story. Still, a worth read for those who love the genre.

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-19

That one world is perfect to describe this a the 2 previous books. If you like fantasy just read them.