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It's Star Trek but not as you know it!!

Advantages: Nicely written characters, entertaining stories
Disadvantages: One story not as good as the other two

...I should say is that my review is not actually for this book but for OK 2 of the three book series, but when I try and review it Ciao always tells me it exists and directs me here. So this is a review of Star Trek Myriad Universes: ech ...

bbicuk01 26.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Star Trek: Myriad Universes - Keith R.A. DeCandido, Chris Roberson, Geoff Trowbridge

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For the good of the British Empire.

Advantages: A very humourous and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Some will be put off by the science fiction label.

...A rough idea of the plot. It is the 25th century and the British Space Empire is facing the gathering menace of the ant-soldiers of the Ghast empire, hell-bent on galactic domination and the extermination of all humanoid life. Isambard Smith is given com ...

Coloneljohn 27.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Space Captain Smith - Toby Frost

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Settle This Hash! Space Captain Smith

Advantages: Strong characters, good jokes, exciting action
Disadvantages: A few duff gags?

Imagine a future where the British Empire has risen to control interstellar space, controlling and administering the cosmos on behalf of aliens and foreigners who can't be trusted to do it themselves. In this faintly steampunk future, Captain Isambard S ...

Olly_Plimsoll 13.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Space Captain Smith - Toby Frost

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Very good novel, although the ending is a little disappointing.

Advantages: EU references, great characterization, entertaining story.
Disadvantages: The ending is not as good as expected.

In Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, James Luceno once again demonstrates his perfect understanding of the E.U. and the Star Wars chronology by being able to connect elements from the Clone Wars era to the Galactic Alliance era. On this amazing adventure in w ...

ggrillo93 30.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Star Wars - James Luceno

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A three way conflict.

Advantages: an entertaining and informative read.
Disadvantages: Will not have a wide appreciation as its science fiction.

At the end of the last book Daniel Leary was promoted to Commander, a two step promotion that’s unusual but not unheard of. Once again Daniel and Adel are being sent to a trouble spot to get the chestnuts out of the fire. But whilst Daniel is once agai ...

Coloneljohn 06.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Some Golden Harbor - David Drake

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