The Jungle written by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul is an exciting adventure tale that is full of intrigue and suspense as we are taken from the deserts of an Afghan village to the jungles of Myanmar to the Alps of France. And that is just the land trips that the crew of the Oregon make in this delightfully thrilling tale. It is truly amazing how realistic Cussler is able to make the characters that are in his books and the missions that he writes about. You almost feel like it is something that is happening right now the way that he weaves current events into the story line as well so that the material stays current. He is definitely a master bard deserving of a laureate with the works that he has produced. Read more...(589 words, 3 images, estimated 2:21 mins reading time)
Book 1 of the Incarnations of Immortality series by Piers Anthony is a wild ride that only this master of Science Fiction could write. It is full of suspense, intrigue, mystery and backstabbing like you would not believe. It will keep you glued to the pages right to the end and have you wanting to read it again and get the next book in the series.
The master bard Piers Anthony opens with a down and out man in a crummy apartment who wants to die. As he sits there with his gun in his hand thinking of how best to do the deed he notices someone else in the room with him. Shocked at what he sees he forgets all about killing himself and instead aims his gun right at the stranger and pulls the trigger. Little does Zane know but he just shot death and boy what a price that put on him. Read more...(404 words, 1 image, estimated 1:37 mins reading time)