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A false flag approach

Advantages: A very entertaining and instructive work.
Disadvantages: Nothing but some will be put off by the science fiction nature of the story.

This is the eighteenth novel in set in this universe. Some sites have it listed as the fourteenth main stream novel but it is actually the third in the "Saganami Island" sub set. Firstly let me set some background to this plot. For many years now the ...

Coloneljohn 07.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Shadow of Freedom - David Weber

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Darkness hiding in the light

Advantages: A very though provoking story, cheap, short
Disadvantages: Dark as hell

...I like to read and you can usually find me with a book in my hands if I don't have anything to do. Unfortunately I'm not one of those types who can read more than one thing at a time. That means I probably read fewer books than I would ...

ryanando 03.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of A Short Stay in Hell - Steven L Peck

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What Would Your Hell Be?

Advantages: Thought provoking, can be read in an hour or two
Disadvantages: Very dark

...Amazon’s book description: An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he’ll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never ...

mattydalton 03.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of A Short Stay in Hell - Steven L Peck

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Hard Sci-Fi with a Dash of Romance

Advantages: action packed with likable characters, scientific principles well thought out
Disadvantages: a bit heavy on the techno speak so may be hard to follow for some

Jordan Pendragon is a star player for his high school hockey team in Salt Lake City. Neither he nor his twin sister Kathy seem to be anything other than normal representative faces of American high schoolers- that is until the car accident. This car accid ...

Shroud 20.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Slipstream - Michael Offutt

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Just ice? Mister po-leess-maan?

Advantages: An entertaining and thought provoking read
Disadvantages: Will not appeal to everybody.

Thus spake Sir Terry. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday will barely have time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. His Grace, Commander Sir Samuel Vimes, Duke of Ankh and head of the City Watch ...

Coloneljohn 05.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Snuff: Discworld Novel 39 - Sir Terry Pratchett

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