(Crusade Destroyermen #2) PDF KINDLE ½ Taylor Anderson
Motherland: A Novel iVery similar to an old WWII movie the ones made before we got cynical and stopped presenting Americans as the good guys The USS Walker andts sister ship the USS Mahan have allied with the Lemurians a civilized race descended from lemurs n the alternate Earth n which the two destroyers find themselves They face the Grik an almost mindlessly violent race descended from reptiles or dinosaurs In Crusade we learn that the Japanese battleship Amagi which chased the two American destroyers nto the storm that brought t to this world followed them and s now allied with the GrikThis Makes The Two makes the two pretty starkly black and white Americans and friendly lemur people vs Japanese and evil crocodile peopleBut the Americans and Lemurians are not universally good and the Japanese are not universally evil There s Latin for Children Primer a DVDs Chant CD in fighting among the various land dwelling and sea going tribes of Lemurians some of the Americans get themselvesnto trouble with bad behavior while n addition to Lieutenant Shinya the captured Japanese officer who has now become effectively a part of the Walker s crew Anderson also writes some scenes from the point of view of the Amagi s crew and specifically ts unfortunate executive officer The Japanese are Imperial Japanese They have a duty and an enemy But while their captain s evidently going mad the rest of the crew s starting to have doubts about whether they d really rather be allied to cannibalistic lizard men than Americans Crusade Brazilian Surrender is a series of battles political alliances and chases with the tension ramping up as they discover that the Grik arenvading the home of the Lemurians n a massive swarm and worse accompanied by a Japanese battlecruiser The climax n which the Walker faces a vastly powerful ship Godforsaken Idaho it can t possibly defeats worthy of the most rocking naval adventure As they are trying to evacuate thousands of Lemurians Und Nietzsche weinte in the face of the Griknvasion and no matter what they do they must cope with the nevitable losses of thousands the tragedy and heroism of both humans and Lemurians s rousing Peer Support Handbook for the Police Officer inspiring a real edge of your seat adventureRemoved from the geopolitical considerations of Earth the Americansn this world are a little pocket of America all their own and t s what they make of of America all their own and t s what they make of And so far they are what you d expect from a red blooded US Navy crew sailors heroes not untarnished with the occasional scoundrel but good men worthy of respect and admiration without the author doing a lot of jingoistic chest beatingThe technical details all seem to be authentic and well researched from the advantages and disadvantages of the two American four stackers vs the huge ultra modern Amagi which s struggling with damage of ts own and the difficulties of getting repairs and fuel from ts Grik allies to the aerial duel between a salvaged seaplane and a Japanese spotting biplane to problems with American torpedoes Throw sailing ships and the Lemurians giant #Seagoing Homes Into The Mix And You Ve Got A #homes nto the mix and you ve got a of Horatio Hornblower Battlestar Galactica and MidwayI m giving this book 5 stars because Angriff The German Attack On Stalingrad In Photos it was exciting all the way through and I was worried about the heroes at every step of the way when the Amagi shows up you really feel the Oh shit moment as Captain Reddy realizes how badly they are screwed This bookmproved the last by adding depth to Lemurian culture ncluding ah relations between humans and Lemurians some good some very much not and even a little bit to the Grik although so far they re still pretty much just a mindless horde of barely sentient monsters led by evil overlordsIt s not literary t s just the modern version of a pulp adventure but damn I like t even f I am looking at the length of the series 9 books and counting now and reviews of later books n the series that seem to ndicate that the author Up North Michigan Wines by the Bay: Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas Explored is no hurry to wrapt up. Cover and others 400 pages and has a text language like English.
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m not going to give you a lengthy description of the book because I donnot going to give you a lengthy description of the book because I don believe I am the Roger Ebert of the literary worldThis s what matters to me1 I enjoyed the book2 I don t regret the time I spent with t3 I wouldn t mind rereadingrelistening to t at a later dateThis book meets those reuirements If what matters to me matters to you and you enjoy #military science fiction this book might be for you I am #science fiction this book might be for you I am a big fan of reading the second book n a trilogy or SERIES AND SKIPPING THE FIRST BOOK BUT I FOUND and skipping the first book but I found Guns of Arizona: A Land Where Legends Are Made in this situation when a new title at the library caught my eye Destroyermen Crusades a novel Bitter Creek Posse: A tale of the Old West in that famous science fictionfantasy tradition the transplanted peoplento a parallel universe In this case two United States destroyers are apparently Dárek z pravé lásky: 12 zimních políbení in the midst of a battle with a Japanese Battle Cruiser Amiga during the Battle of the Java Sean World War II when as a result of a storm they are transplanted to an alternative Earth which Bulls and Burglars isnhabited by two alien beings the Lemurians a group of sea dwelling tree people who befriend the Americans and the Grik a murderous canibalistic race of ferocious lizards who kill and eat everything Rambles Around Folkestone: And Other Special Articles (Classic Reprint) in their path In this second volume the American s of the USS Walker have already fought one battle against the Grik and have discovered their disgusting ways Now Captain Reddy and his crew comprised of Lemurians and Americans are on a mission to convince the various nation states of Lemurians to join together to defeat the Grik The first part of the plans to go to another Lemurian The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel island and try to save them from being overrun and eaten by the Grik Of course nothing ever goes according to plan and the people who are under siege may not help the Americans at all There are some thrilling naval action battles between the Walker andts advanced armaments and the Grik ships In a subseuent section of the novel the Grik return with their allies the Japanese ship Amiga and the Walker and their allies must escape from a second Armada The Walker does end up using some torpedoes and Anderson artfully Stevie interjects the problem with American torpedoesn WWII that Fairy Tales is that they didn t worknto the narrativeI liked this novel and will be on the look out for the next one but t seems to me we already know how these books will turn out but getting there s part of the fun Crusade by Taylor Anderson good honest old fashioned beat the the baddies up sci fi military romp Aha but wait there s a whole lot Second episode has all the bones for some epic mashup battles medieval versus 19th and 20th century technologies something to definitely get your chomps around and have some fun In Crusade we rejoin Captain Reddy and the crew of the Walker They have forged an alliance with the mammalian Lemurians against the predatorial rapacious Grik After saving the sea folk the Humans and Lemurians turn to rescue the land based Lemurians A captured Grik ship leads them to believe an all out assault Heaven's Garden is going to be made on the unsuspecting city states Sure enough the Walker and an armada of Lemurians arrive to lift the siege and smash a Grik fleetCrusade suffers from second book syndrome I predicted three stars before I even crackedt open In the first book everything was new and there were uestions all over the place Where was the crew of the Walker Who were the good guys How would they survive especially Moving into Meditation: A 12-Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners in the face of the Grik menace By book two these uestions are answered The Walkers n an alternate world where evolution took another path They will survive by forging an alliance with the Lemurians They will defeat the Grik by converting to a total war footing and arming the Lemurians with cannons In this book t Erlebtes Bauen Ost-Berlin 1959 Bis 1989: Fotografien Von Gisela Stappenbeck is about watching the predicted story line unfold Theres a surprise n the story that adds a bit of a spark but for the Amazing PDF Epub, Crusade Destroyermen #2 Author Taylor Anderso. Ost part the story unfolds as expectedDoes this all mean that the book s bad Nope It was a fun read It just wasn t cracking with originality It s a fun book and a fun series however the Destroyermen series just doesn t rise to that next level n my mind Good but not great brain candy Three stars out of five I m surprised that I am actually enjoying these books Alternate history s so not my thing but this has been kind of fun I like the characters They are well drawn and down to earth There Miss Darby's Duenna is such a strong conflict of good vs evil that flows throughout the whole story The story moves at a nice pace with something new always comingnto play When I started this I wasn t sure Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body if I wanted to readt but I m glad I did SO 4 STARS This book continues the fun of the first book It s very Edgar Rice Burroughs meets In Harm s Way the Movie Strong characters difficult complex plot with Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice intricate details that I find facinating I m alreadynto book three and loving t This s a fun series Highly recommended for lovers Of Science Fiction Fantasy And science fiction Fantasy and reality stories It has a little Harry Turtledove n t too Fun read The choices are to be or not to beHaving learned the horrible truth about the pure evil and strength of the ancient enemy known as the Grik the Americans and their Lemurian allies decide that their only chance for survival The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: April–September 1833 is a crusade to eliminate the Grik The crusades blessed with nitial success but fate and this new world have some terrible surprises n store for the alliance The Americans had their own powerful enemy California, Dreaming of Love (50 U.S. States Romance Novel Series) in the world from which they came A relentless enemy bent upon the complete destruction of the USS Walker and the AmericansThis second volumen Taylor Anderson s marvelous series follows the familiar characters from INTO THE STORM and Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant introduces new ones as the war for survival continues and expands What can I say here Thiss prime number 1 grade A brain candy No redeeming characteristics hereno deep literary meaningsno nuanced story telling This No Will of My Own: How Patriarchy Smothers Female Dignity Personhood is the story of an obsolete WW1 destroyer and a destroyer escort of the same age thrownnto a world of wooden ships Armagnac: The Definitive Guide To France's Premier Brandy intelligent lemur like creatures that the humans call monkey cats and large alsontelligent carnivorous lizards who don t take prisoners after battle They simply eat the enemyOh there s also an ultra modern WW2 Japanese Battle Ship ailed with the lizardssort of a wrench n the worksThis s the second Bullwinkle and Rocky in the series and I enjoyedt as much as the first It s full of action and the characters are well fleshed out human and otherwise We get a good expansion of the plot line and the end while an obvious set up for the next book Kamus Bahasa Indonesia is also goodI liketI recommend tenjoy Another #Good Entry In The Series #entry n the series get tougher Anderson The School of Hard Knocks: Combat Leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces isn t kind to all the characters There were deaths than I expected butt s a very tough world situation Since reading the first one I found out why they didn t mention why the world René Lévesque is ast s This takes place n 1941 I hadn t realized just how much our science had progressed since then Kudos to Anderson for getting so much rightIf you haven t read the first do NOT read this one They really need to be read n order They re great as audiobooks although a bit long There s some repetition touchy feely stuff that gets a bit old but still highly recommended I found book one n the Destroyermen series to be fun and entertaining Decolonising the Mind if a bit flat and cheesy style wise Book two though actually had me wanting to stand up and cheer Not thatt s any less flat and cheesy but there are some uintessential ualities that Taylor Anderson brings to this series that I ve been missing Honningfellen in sci fi and military fiction latelyDuty honor bravery sacrifice and heroism Men acting like men Yes the women both human and Lemurian are pretty brave too A war that feels like a warThis books. 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